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Inspiration / Innovation
Zaryadye Park: Ar. Elizabeth Diller’s Spectacular Contribution to Moscow’s Urban Design
Aparna Rao March 08, 2019 at 11:46 AM
It’s that time of the year, again.. oh no, it’s neither Diwali, nor Christmas! It’s International Women’s Day - the time to celebrate womanhood. AT TFOD – The Future Of Design, we focus on the contributions of women designers, artists and architects, that make our world bette... read more ›
Classic Collections
PadmaShri Awards 2019: Architect Bimal Patel and Artist Jyoti Bhatt win honours!
Aparna Rao January 28, 2019 at 10:49 AM
TFOD awoke this Republic Day 2019 to some extra doses of celebratory sunshine. Two of the fraternities we exist for have received the highest form of national civilian recognition, the Padma Award. As architect/ urban designer/ urban planner Dr.Bimal Patel and painter/ printmaker/ photographic documenter,... read more ›
Sense / Sustainability
The Statue of Unity: A Show of India’s Competitive Capabilities
Aparna Rao November 13, 2018 at 02:15 PM
‘Tallest, fastest, strongest’ says the large plaque placed on the premises of The Statue of Unity – the 182 m tall and presently the world’s tallest statue of India’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel located on the banks of the Narmada at Kevadiya in Gujarat. This... read more ›
Classic Collections
Corners Calling: Inspirations from TFOD Profiles
Aparna Rao October 20, 2018 at 12:47 PM
Once more, we go exploring the abundant TFOD galleries for treasurable design inspirations... and come loaded with ideas. This time around, we have dug into the corners of every type of space to examine what mantra the design gurus offer to use, liven up and invigorate the nooks and crannies into charming... read more ›
Inspiration / Innovation
Making Indian Architecture proud: Navrachana University, Baroda wins First Prize in international competition for redesigning the Guggenheim!
Ar. Roopa Sabnis Pinge October 09, 2018 at 05:31 PM
On 25th September 2018, a new milestone was set in the annals of Indian architecture – when a team of architects (teachers and students) from Navrachna University, Baroda was declared the First Prize Winner of a prestigious international competition for redesigning the iconic FLW monument – th... read more ›
Inspiration / Innovation
It’s Global Honours for Local PATH’s Kindergarten Design!
Aparna Rao September 10, 2018 at 03:16 PM
TFOD is extremely pleased to be participating in the celebratory season once again! This time, to double the joy, we have young team PATH of Auroville receiving international design honours, whose beautifully detailed profile on TFOD has been celebrated in an earlier feature here! The global competition h... read more ›
Classic Collections
Inspiring Corridor and Hallway Décor from the TFOD Idea Board
Aparna Rao August 30, 2018 at 11:33 PM
Design derives from inspiration; and designs, in their turn, are inspirational. TFOD, being the platform for designers to share and show their creations, is a pool of wide-ranging design ideas that can be dipped into for assured inspiration. Circulation spaces, important as they are, are essentially subor... read more ›
Inspiration / Innovation
Miniwiz’s Circular Model of Design and Development: High Time to Adopt it, Mumbai?
Aparna Rao June 20, 2018 at 04:54 PM
We live in the age of realisation, a renaissance of sorts in which we, as a people, have alarmingly stumbled upon our own follies of unmindful consumption, wasteful economic practices, linear development models and ecological callousness. We are now being desperately driven towards reparational steps whic... read more ›
Inspiration / Innovation
House + Garden, Seamless and Enclosed: Inspirations from Japan & Singapore
Aparna Rao June 16, 2018 at 12:05 PM
‘A house with a garden’ is an age-old construct – something that features very fundamentally in a range of set-ups from kindergarteners’ drawings and LEGO builds to sophisticated home designs and millionaire’s mansions. There seems nothing left to think about, really, as to h... read more ›
Inspiration / Innovation
Where there's a will, there's a Green Roof - that too, in Steel!
Aparna Rao June 02, 2018 at 10:44 AM
With every effort being made to introduce greens into the urban concrete-scape after having exploitatively consumed much of the land which used to be green to begin with, this realm of urban greening activity is turning out to be the current laboratory of the most interesting experimentation. The compulsi... read more ›