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The little Taj

Flashback Friday: the Taj Mahal’s cool cousin, Itimad-ud-Daulah, a delicate, multi-coloured tomb, situated dramatically on the banks of the Yamuna river, in Agra. It was built as the tomb of the grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal, the famous wife for whom the Taj Mahal was later built.

Rani ka Vav - The Unesco World Heritage Site

Ancient architectures have always fascinated me. In Gujarat I am getting to see some really great spellbinding architecture that is bound to leave anyone in awe. 336 more words


Step(Well) into the Past - Chand Baori

A couple of months ago,  I visited a stunning architectural wonder, Chand Baori, an ancient step well from the 9th century. This is situated in Abhaneri village in Alwar District of Rajasthan, India, about 100 kilometers from Jaipur. 228 more words

Come Sit With Me...musings

Lookup HQ / Bhumiputra Architecture

© Nimish Jain

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Interior Design


Building Name -: Engineering Design and Research Centre

Location             -: Chennai , India

Architect            -: L&T

Description      -:

  • L&T has won a prestigious international award instituted by the International Federation for Structural Concrete (better known by its original French name of Federation Internationale du Beton or FIB).
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Namaste Tower

Building Name -: Namaste tower

Location            -: Mumbai, India

Architect          -: Atkins, Dubai

Status                -: Proposed (construction was started in 2011 but now is on hold) 190 more words


Strangers become New Friends, if only for a moment. . . . .

One Saturday in January 2013, we went to see the legendary Sun Temple in Modhera that dates from 1026 AD.  There were groups of school children of all ages on a field trip on a Saturday! 451 more words