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Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh, archival image

Source: Uploaded by user via Vikramāditya on Pinterest An archival image of the chairs of Tagore Theatre, with the architect, Aditya Prakash, sitting in them watching a play – he is in the [...]

Proposal for the Museum of Knowledge

As designed by Le Corbusier, the Capitol Complex is currently not completed. A fourth building, the Museum of Knowledge was planned to accompany the existing Secretariat, Assembly Hall and High [...]

Incremental Housing: A New Typology

Village_53 Burail + Marla. This type takes the density and diversity of housing in the urban village and combines it with the order and control of Chandigarh’s marla houses. We have studied and [...]

New Heritage Park Furniture Proposals

  The focus of the furniture designs were based on the analysis and understanding of Chandigarh’s street vendors combined with the current controversy surrounding the original heritage [...]

Cinemas in Ahmedabad and Sector 17

Neelam Theater in Sector 17 The contrasting conditions of the theater scene in Chandigarh and Ahmedabad caught my attention. In Chandigarh, the iconic Neelam and Jugat theaters are prominent features [...]

Cataloguing: An Overview

The “designed” furniture, as the smallest module of the master plan, and the kinetic street furniture, as the smallest element of the informal city, provide a microcosm with which to [...]

Fetishization of the Kinetic City

When studying the kinetic modern furniture of the informal sector, it is easy to romanticize the ingenuity (Jugaad) of the people who construct their environment. Therefore, it is critical to [...]
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