Month: March 2018

Flying House Khandala

The Flying House is inspired from the sloping site situated in the Khandala region for two friends that wanted to build two adjacent houses that would share common recreational areas. Perceived The house was designed for two friends who wanted it to be a retreat in the mountains, where each […]

JSPL Staff Accommodation, Angul

JSPL has setup an integrated steel and power plant at Angul, Odisha on approximately 4,000 acres of land, and to cater for the housing demand of their staff, guests, trainees, students, and workers around 300 acres of land is earmarked. The layout of residential area includes low and high-rise towers, […]

Steel is a Catalyst of Change

Recently, the Indian construction market has witnessed the introduction of new and innovative structural steel and components that have changed the face of construction. As far as promoting and popularising the concept of fast paced construction in India goes, this new age material has managed to do the trick, proclaims […]

Steel Augments Aesthetics

Steel is a preferred material for the construction of large scale structures as well as large span structures such as bridges, industrial buildings and even residential buildings because of the unique properties of steel as well as advances in the steel design as a construction material as against other conventional […]

Metro Stations, Toronto

Pioneer Village station straddles the border of York Region, beneath the intersection of Steeles Avenue West and Northwest Gate, anchoring a corner of York University Campus. The station will serve as an integrated regional transport hub serving up to 20,000 subway passenger trips daily, providing 1,881 commuter parking spaces and […]

Singapore Tower

Bjarke Ingels Group and Carlo Ratti Associati have started building a 280-metre-high skyscraper in Singapore, which will feature a four-storey vertical park complete with treetop cocoons. The tower, at 88 Market Street in the city-state’s financial district, will contain 29 floors of office space and 299 apartments, along with gardens […]

Lattice Apartment Towers, Manhattan

New York architecture studio DFA has imagined a series of latticed apartment towers for Manhattan’s Pier 40, which would be able to remain above water in the event of rising sea levels. The conceptual proposal involves constructing a complex of housing, recreational and commercial facilities on the square-shaped Pier 40. […]

Raffles City Chongqing, China

Currently under construction in Chongqing, China, Moshe Safdie’s Raffles City Chongqing features an extraordinary engineering feat of erecting a 300-meter-long “horizontal skyscraper” above four 250-meter-high towers. An extensive urban district set at the meeting point between the Yangtze and Jialing rivers once constructed Raffles City Chongqing will hold the world […]