A 3-dimensional study of Canopies

As a part of Semester 5 Building Construction, the idea of canopies was studied through a three-dimensional medium of models. A space of 1.5x2.5m was assumed and a canopy was to be designed. Materials like steel, wood and glass joints were keenly observed. The load distribution, forms, and structural systems were explored through this exercise.... Continue Reading →


Temples of Deulwada, Malvan

  Our first-year students participated in the competition 'INTACH AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTATION OF UNPROTECTED HERITAGE 2018-19'. Their entry 'Documentation of Temples of Deulwada, Malvan' won a COMMENDATION AWARD in the Central Zone. Guided by: Prof Shilpa Sharma, Prof Vivek Korlekar, Prof Riddhima Khedkar, Prof Nivedita Mehrotra

Taj Amity Pavilion Competition

  The Taj Amity Pavilion was an international architecture competition hosted by the website: www.archdais.com The aim of the competition was to design a temporary pavilion that holds the virtue of peace and amity in its essence, built in honour of the several valiant soldiers who lost their lives fighting the corrupt ideas of terrorism. It... Continue Reading →

Understanding Bauhaus

    Bauhaus visual design philosophies have been impactful on graphic design to this day. Known for the use of primary colours, thick lines, balanced background and foreground and most importantly, the impactful typography; Bauhaus left a significant bearing on the visual graphics. The geometric compositions were a substantial part of Bauhaus in graphics as... Continue Reading →

On Marin drive…

“If any one of us had been around 80 years ago, Marine Drive would never have got built. After all, there are many compelling reasons to oppose it. It brings more traffic. It involves reclamation, adding more buildings between us and the sea. It’s obviously very bad news. Why don’t we just continue using Queen’s Road? Yet, aren’t you glad it happened?” -Charles Correa (Learning from marine drive)

  Humans have been going through a process of continuous change due to the advancing technologies, new inventions and evolved science, eventually becoming a part of a race to attain lavish lifestyles. Unfortunately, in these busy schedules we often ignore the existence of communities that are still grounded to their roots and live a self-... Continue Reading →

Heritage Conservation Institute and Research Centre for INTACH, Pune

Heritage Conservation Institute and Research Centre for INTACH, Pune, Design Dissertation by Akhilesh Dhurkunde Over the years, in the field of conservation, there has been an increase in professionalism. Emergence of multidisciplinary teams increased international interaction, evolution of networking dynamics and exposure to the latest measures have been observed. However unfortunately, it has not succeeded... Continue Reading →

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