[Gallery] Beautiful Gothic Architecture Styled Churches in India

Gothic architecture flourished in Europe during the medieval period. Abbot Suger (about 1081–1151) is often credited with inventing Gothic architecture, who felt that art was central to religious experience. The characteristics of Gothic architecture are pointed arch, stone structures, clustered columns, intricate sculptures, ribbed vaults, and flying buttresses. Many of the great cathedrals and churches have expressed gothic […]

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European Architecture: How Can We Incorporate Some Of That Charm Into Our Landscape?

With its century-old buildings, Gothic designs, Renaissance elements and neo-classical appeal, European architecture offers a feast to the eyes. Anasua Mitra looks at how we can incorporate some of that charm into our landscape When you think of architecture and Europe, the buildings you normally tend to visualise would be the Eiffel Tower in Paris, […]

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Sustainable Construction: When Clay Is At Work

“Modern machinery, quest for sustainable construction and abundance in availability has made clay an architect-friendly material” Ever since humans evolved from nomads to settlers, clay has played an important role in almost every aspect of early livelihoods. Its unique chemistry allows clay to be tremendously flexible in terms of size and shape. As a result, […]

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Inspiration: Meet The Winners of Brick Award 2016

Recently, Wienerberger celebrated the 7th Brick Award in Vienna. Besides the press conference and the symposium with an inspiring keynote speech and panel discussion, the winners were announced. In 2016, prizes were awarded in five different categories, including the two Grand Prize winners and the Special Prize: Residential Use, Public Use, Re-Use, Urban Infill, and Special […]

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Sai Mandir, Vennached: The Structure Speaks For Itself

If you look at the temple of Sai Mandir in Vennached, it looks like a distilled version of just any traditional Hindu temple- being a simple religious building which consists of recognisable elements like gateways, circumambulation bath and sanctum. On the other hand, what in fact makes this place of worship unique is the creative […]

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World class roofing solutions: Technologically advanced, wide range of colors and finishes for Kerala

The architecture of a building speaks volumes about the person who owns it, and no matter what they say about people having different perceptions, the definition of beauty remains same for almost everyone. So if there is a building which is exquisitely designed, then the owner is in call for loads of appreciative compliments. Though […]

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