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Inspiration / Innovation
IIID MRC Webinar Series: Parametric Algorithms in Design
Ar. Roopa Sabnis Pinge April 26, 2020 at 05:45 AM
IIID MRC invites you to attend a Webinar Series: Parametric Algorithms in Design – an initiative powered by Hybec Lighting.   Mentored by Ar. Rajesh Patel, co-ordinated by Ar. Milind Pai and moderated by Mr. Conrad Gonsalves – the Webinar Series will see four very talented Indian desi... read more ›
Sense / Sustainability
Vertical Garden - hope for a green future
Riddhi Shah November 08, 2019 at 05:03 PM
It is said that, ‘If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need.’ We sure do have plenty of libraries, but there is a definite shortage of green spaces in our cities. Gardens help a city in numerous ways. Not only are they lungs of the city, but they also bring a lot peace an... read more ›
Sense / Sustainability
Swiss Water Purification Plant Project Redefines Creative Infrastructure Design
Aparna Rao August 29, 2019 at 01:17 PM
Infrastructure design has always been considered and treated as one of the ‘less creative, more functional’ (as though the two were mutually exclusive!) branches of the architectural profession. Designing infrastructure is perceived as having less to do with any creative purpose and more to do with prepar... read more ›
Sense / Sustainability
Red Ribbon Park by Turenscape: Painting the Ecosystem RED and Rocking it!
Aparna Rao August 06, 2019 at 01:21 PM
Why should green monopolise the colour-scape of sustainable and eco-conservationist design? Does Nature not operate with a various and vibrant palette of colours besides green? Well, the Red Ribbon Park, the design for the ecological conservation of Qinhuangdao park in Hebei. China seems to take cognisanc... read more ›
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 ›