July, 2016


Fast and fine
At the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Indian architect Anupama Kundoo has unveiled a prototype house that can be built in just six days using Lego-like blocks of a material called ferrocement.

Cheater Cheater
Celebrity designer Sussanne Khan has been booked by Panaji (Goa) police in an alleged Rs 1.87 crore cheating case filed by real estate firm Emgee Properties. The complainant has accused Khan of falsely projecting herself as an architect to secure a contract with the company.

Silent plans
At 2am on 25th July, 2016, the Ambedkar Bhavan in Dadar East, Mumbai was demolished - rather suspiciously. All this to apparently make way for a 17-floor commercial building.

Kohli´s sky bungalow
Cricketer Virat Kohli recently bought a sea facing apartment in Worli in a contruction by Omkar Realtors. Located on the 34th floor, the ´Sky Bungalow´ as it is called has five bedrooms, dining area, living room, servants´ quarters and a cigar room besides a dedicated gym area.

Music in architecture
British architect David Adjaye is set to release a vinyl record with his brother Peter, a composer and musician with whom David has been formally collaborating for over a decade. The record called Dialogues, presents a collection of 10 of Peter´s sonic responses to David´s architectural projects.