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Architecture
Opinion  /  Published 08.08.20

Enduring echoes: the universal truth of Art

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By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.19

Tale of neglect at cradle of education in Bengal

A building along the Hooghly where the seeds of modern education in Bengal were sown under the tutelage of William Carey and two other British missionaries has slipped into decay unnoticed and uncared...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Serampore(Hooghly)

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.18

Celebration of Indian life and aesthetics

On his first visit to Calcutta since winning the Pritzker Prize, considered the Nobel for architecture, the sprightly 90-year-old Balkrishna Doshi was deeply happy.“The award was like a crowning glo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.03.20

Central Vista land use nod

The Centre on Friday approved the land-use change necessary to carry out its Central Vista redevelopment project, which will reshape the power corridors in Lutyens’ Delhi, by issuing a notification....
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 23.01.19

Balkrishna Doshi: The philosopher-architect

Sometimes philosophers tend to be like palm trees — you keep craning your neck upwards only to see the flourishing fronds reaching up and touching something beyond you. For they talk upwards and out...
By Rita Bhimani in

People  /  Published 17.05.19

IM Pei's legacy stretched from the West to the East

The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition and modernity as the country opened up after the Cultu...
By AP in Beijing

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.19

The austere beauty of Aurangzeb's tomb

Unlike the potholed and cratered road to the Ajanta caves from Aurangabad, the drive to the Ellora caves is surprisingly smooth. Apart from a couple of Paithani sari looms and accompanying shops where...
By Soumitra Das in

Books  /  Published 30.08.19

Lifting the veil: The Raj Bhavans of Bengal

An aura of secrecy pervaded Bengal’s Raj Bhavans. During the raj, people could only gape at the lofty edifices from outside the ornate wrought iron gates. Even though citizens are now allowed inside...
By The Telegraph in

Style  /  Published 27.04.20

Jahan Tahiliani gives us a peek into Tahiliani Homes

What about sustainability, which is a pressing issue now?This is something that is on the tip of everyone’s tongues when it comes down to building and sustainable development and that is something t...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Mughals: The invaders who came home

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By Debobroto Das in


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