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City Centre, Kolkata

The City Centre Mall in Salt Lake City, done by Charles Correa is a unique shopping mall, not the stereotypical closed glass-box that one finds everywhere. Correa has defined the mall typology in his signature vocabulary – crisp volumes juxtaposed … Continue reading

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Kanchanjunga apartments – Discussion 22

Can high income flats use the principles of climate control, zoning of spaces, view etc as in housing?? The task which had the characters of Safdie Montreal’s habitat 67 plugged in resulted in such a high income apartment- Kanchanjunga apartments. A … Continue reading

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Sema Kau Landfill and Urban Design – Discussion 2

And so it seemed to Mr. Vivek that we were wandering far too much in the murky territory of romanticism and needed a bolt of rationality to remain balanced. It was generally agreed that the Indian architects today are stuck … Continue reading

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