The design for the Banganga Crematorium evolves as a series of diverging paths and routes traced out on a restored site topography and affected by pre-existing conditions – such as Samadhi structures that needed to be retained, a community temple that needed to be redesigned at the exact same location within the plot,
The Interpretation Centre is situated amidst a wetland. A key idea at the heart of the project was the restoration of the landscape of the site to its prior state as a wetland, similar to that of the surrounding landscape, rather than have the state of imposed artificiality to which it had been consigned. – Suprio Bhattacharjee Architecture Unit
This work was conceptualized as an International public standard amenities project for a new national highway (eastern peripheral expressway) around New Delhi India. Many independent functions such as hotel, food courts, hospitals, petrol pump with electric charging facility, dhabas, local handicraft market, car and truck parking facility, public parks and large fountains were all seamlessly incorporated in planning of this 10 hectare land.
Way Side Amenties, at Delhi, by Kalayojan Architects
In commemoration of 150 years of power supply to Bangalore, via India’s very first power station in Shivanasamudra falls in Karnataka, the Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd, held an architectural competition for the design of a Light Museum and Energy Center.
Lighting Museum and Energy Centre, at Bangalore, Karnataka, by MayaPraxis
The Bamiyan Cultural Centre is a space for exhibitions and training, that celebrates the wonderful history of Afghanistan, its heritage, local art and craft, knowledge and techniques. UNESCO, in association with the the Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture and the Republic of Korea hosted an architectural competition, the idea behind which is that culture also makes a valuable contribution to socio -economic development, and in the case of Bamiyan, it will pave the way towards future tourism, and encourage the participation of local communities, in not only protecting and preserving their own cultural heritage, but also sharing it.
Bamiyan Culture Centre, at Afghanistan, by MayaPraxis
The Principal Architect, Dinesh Panwar beautifully formulated the brief into thoughts forming spaces. He believes the design should be for the client more than an ornamented medallion for the architect, he designed the building such that the built mass is not over powering keeping the foot print low, also keeping the building form subtle such that the sculpture stands out in front of the building and there is no clash of interests.
Artist Studio, at Fatepur Beri, by Urbanscape Architects