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Most expensive house in the world – wasteful or lavish self-indulgence?

Is such lavish display of wealth necessary and sustainable? The Guardian recently reported Indian Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh calling on business leaders to “eschew conspicuous consumption” and “be role models of moderation.” Reactions to the house have been mixed … Continue reading

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Art strikes Bandra and this is only the beginning

Bandra also known as the ‘Queen of the suburbs’ is growing rapidly. It is known for it’s churches like Mount Mary’s Basilica. It is well-connected by the Western Line of the Mumbai Railways and now by the Bandra Worli Sea Link … Continue reading

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Deep-fried in culture and tradition

This past weekend I made a trip to Vadodara formerly known as Baroda to meet my friend, tangy lemon. As I boarded the flight; business men were making last-minute calls, closing deals and making preparations for their weekend. This is … Continue reading

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Celebrating the past and building for the future.

Hyderabad is at a crucial juncture in it’s cultural history. The city is in a constant battle with itself where it is trying to maintain itself as a culturally rich city known for it’s architecture, multilingual culture and fine cuisine. … Continue reading

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Building overnight.

Hafeez Contractor is an Indian architect running one of the largest architectural firms in India. Having graduated from Academy of Architecture in Bombay Contractor completed his graduation from New York at Columbia University. In the 1980s Contractor set up his … Continue reading

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