Rajbagh Silk Factory

The Rajbagh Silk Factory is one of the state government-owned properties that was severely affected by the floods that ravaged the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir in 2014. The facility was flooded with up to 17 feet of water, submerging all the machinery for 27 days. After the waters receded, cleaning of machinery […]

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Home for Marginalised Children


In line with our ongoing design competition FuturArc Prize (FAP) 2023: Cross-Generational Architecture, we are highlighting projects along the theme for your inspiration. Click here to learn more about the brief! ⠀ This project in Thane, India was established as a shelter for abandoned children in an informal settlement. It was designed by atArchitecture as […]

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Tvasta: 3D-printed housing in India


As the 3D-printed construction market grows, start-ups and non-profits alike are beginning to leverage advances in concrete 3D-printing technology to address the affordable housing crisis. In October 2021, Habitat for Humanity International, through its Shelter Venture Fund, invested USD411,000 in Tvasta Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. To increase production of affordable 3D-printed homes in India. In November […]

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The retro charm of energy-efficient Max House, New Delhi


Reducing carbon emissions in buildings necessitate a two-pronged approach: through its construction as well as operation. From the design stage, architects could play an important role by specifying materials with low embedded carbon and implementing passive design to reduce the cooling/heating load. A good building would be able to operate comfortably with low energy—thus lowering […]

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Malabar Hill Forest Trail, Mumbai


Editor’s note: This story has been adjusted with follow-up information. Mumbai—the second most populous city in the Republic of India that serves as a financial and commercial centre—is known for its urban spectacle of Gothic Revival architecture, dating back to the period of British rule in the 18th century. Its skyline features a range of […]

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