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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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“God is truly in the details” – Amit Porwal

“At IPIPL we believe God is truly in the details”. Icon Projects Inspace Pvt Ltd Is led by the astute vision and passion of its Principal Designer Amit Porwal. He is an alumnus of the highly-acclaimed Rachna Sansad of Interior Design and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management holding diploma in interior design and construction management respectively. According to Porwal, “Our Vision is to keep our designs sensitive to the context, client and environment”. IPIPL was established in 2003 in Mumbai before expanding to Kolkata. From past…

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