Category Archives: Building Industry

Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid – An insight into the Woman behind the Designs

Contributed by Shreya Wadke, 1st Year Student of Architecture,  Dr. Baliram Hiray College of Architecture, Mumbai. Zaha Hadid. Architects who have studied her designs or take inspiration from her know her as the Queen of modern and deconstructed architecture. Her sustainable yet stylish and futuristic designs were once called fantastical and impossible to construct. But now, with a company which employs over four hundred people around the world, they have come up with new programs and technologies which have helped her bring fiction to reality. This…

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CST

Restoration and Reuse of Heritage Buildings in Mumbai

D.N. Road, a North–South commercial arterial road, starting from the Crawford Market, linking Victoria Terminus, leads to the Flora Fountain at the southern end of the road. Taking a walk down the road in South Mumbai, one will notice that the entire stretch of the road is studded with Neo–Classical and Gothic Revival buildings and parks built in the 19th century, intermingled with modern office buildings and commercial establishments. These buildings have stood the test of time and a few are very well maintained especially those that house Banks and Financial…

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