Feb 28, 2019

RMA Architects designs the new CEPT Library.

Lead Architects- Rahul Mehrotra, Payal Patel, Robert Stephens design the Lilawati Lalbhai Library at the CEPT University, Ahmedabad. The Library building is designed keeping the existing architectural expression that has defined the CEPT University campus for decades, alive.

According to the studio, ‘the CEPT Library is envisioned as a space for catalyzing connections between students and faculty of the various academic departments. Neutrally oriented at a central location with separate and equal entrances facing all cardinal directions, access to the building – and identification with it – is collective across the campus.’

Feb 27, 2019

Art gallery in Mumbai hosts an exhibition for ‘NUDE Models’

Priyasi Art Gallery in Mumbai is hosting an exhibition of works of artist and architect, Nuru Karim.  In the exhibition, Nuru Karim, the founder at NU.DE Offices, is showcasing his works that consist of a series of design research, exploring systems in nature deploying advanced methods in design, computation, and fabrication.

‘NUDE Models’ explores systems in nature/biomimetics, evolutionary computational design and digital fabrication processes which encourages the human body to explore space and time through a series of scales and physical constructs.

The exhibition will be on view until March 24th, 2019.

Feb 27, 2019

43rd China International Furniture Fair to be held in Guangzhou.

The 43rd edition of China International Furniture Fair will take place in Guangzhou over two phases, divided according to product sector: the 1st, from 18 to 21 March 2019, is dedicated to home furnishings, outdoor and leisure furniture, home décor, and home textiles; the 2nd, from 28 to 31 March, will be for office furniture, hotel furnishings, accessories, metal furniture, and furnishings for public spaces and reception areas, as well as materials and machinery for the furniture industry.

The CIFF will host over 4,100 exhibitors gathered in an exhibition space extending over 760,000 square meters.

Feb 27, 2019

Studio Lotus designs visitor centre at Mahrangarh Fort, Jodhpur.

Delhi based Studio Lotus unveiled their design for the visitor and knowledge center, at the 15th century Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, India. The design interventions by the Studio Lotus describes their approach as an “architectural system” rather than a set of buildings.

“The towering edifice of Mehrangarh and its various outcroppings constitute a staggeringly intricate built character, as much a testament to the beauty of the built form as it is an embodiment of the region’s culture and heritage,” said the architecture studio.