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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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“Architecture is like music for a soul” – Architect Vipin Bakiwala

“Architecture is like music for a soul and each one should get the music he yearns for”, believes Architect Vipin Bakiwala, who completed B.Arch. from MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur in 2004 and began working on his own, during the initial years of his bachelors’ degree. He got  the  opportunity  to  work  with his professors and gradually  realized  the fact  that architecture  is  much more than  just bricks  and  cement.  He recognized   that  it  has  the capacity  to  heal  one’s  soul  and  mind  and  bring  happiness…

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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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