Category Archives: Project Feature

Creating luxury through minimalist design – Shalini Pereira

Shalini Pereira is inspired by Nelson Mandela’s words, “It always seems impossible until it’s done”. Her motto is to push herself enough, never slipping into a comfort zone. Shalini Pereira has always been interested in the creative line of work. From a tender age she was fascinated by the built environment.  “The idea that you could transform a space that was already built into something totally different, that you could give a space character, was a high that I couldn’t get enough of”, recalls Shalini.…

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A building lives beyond the life of the Architect – Architect Hamir Smart

  In a first of a series of guest articles this article was written and contributed by Architect Hamir Smart. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai and did a Masters in Advance Studies in Architecture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He established his practice Hamir Smart Architects in 2006. Hamir Smart has extensive experience on a wide variety of projects. With a Canadian education and International exposure, his design experience ranges from Architecture and Urban design to Interior…

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Using Architecture for Social Change – Nebula with Hatch Workshop

“Aavaas” by Nebula is an Indian affordable housing development venture established in 2016. Aavaas is a socially impactful business that believes in the mantra of “Affordable Living not just Affordable Housing” and seeks to provide Social Infrastructure on its projects – Affordable School, Health Clinic, Fair priced shop. In keeping with its impact goals it also aims to improve the lives of its construction workers with the philosophy of “Building the future of those who build our future homes”. Its promoters are the Pacifica Group…

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