Ruchika Deshpande

Ruchika is a sensitive writer who enjoys the minute details of architectural vocabulary. She works for better architectural communication with project writing, conservation, and landscapes as her forfeits.

The history of architecture – From pre-historic to modernism.

Man is a social animal and, food, shelter, and clothing are his basic needs. Even before tracing the roots of the history of architecture as a coined term, the nomadic man aided shelter construction and design. These ideas and techniques evolved in obscure locations with time forming the architectural terminology. The history of architecture: The …

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10 Plants for vertical Building Facades of India.

“Think vertical, go green “; an inventive voice speaks up against the rigid concrete heat pads. As landscapes disappear, cities cut with sharp angles of glass appear to disconnect from the sky. Thus, urbanism gets separated from nature. Green walls are an anti-dote to this division as they soften city-scapes. These walls not only lower …

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The Sky Habitat – The matrix of homes by Safdie Architects.

Sky-habitat is a thirty-eight storied residential complex that towers high from Bishan, a residential area of suburban Singapore. Though this residential development probes the expressions and socialism of the neighborhood as a society within a high-density living, It dramatizes green pockets of landscape and gardens to help warm sun-rays play with light. Fact-File of the …

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Top 10 architectural world records that you must know.

The Guinness world records are known for their grand and, at times, transparent wins. However, some buildings that portray extra-ordinary heights, weights, and peculiarities peek in from this ever-increasing list of recognition. Achieving architectural world records is not easy. It not only calls for good luck but also expects pure grit. Thus, catching up on …

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Moshe Safdie conceptualized Habitat 67 for his master-level academic thesis at McGill University. A former thesis advisor advised Safdie to develop Habitat's master plan for the world fair of Expo 67 at Montreal. Thus, Safdie modified his planning and contemplated his thesis for pavilion design. These plans incorporate colossal detailing and the government in Ottawa praised and sanctioned them. Thus, Safdie won the opportunity to work as a principal architect, despite his youth and professional novelty.

Habitat 67 – Rethinking modularity with Safdie Architects.

Moshe Safdie conceptualized Habitat 67 for his master-level academic thesis at McGill University. A former thesis advisor advised Safdie to develop Habitat’s master plan for the world fair of Expo 67 at Montreal. Thus, Safdie modified his planning and contemplated his thesis for pavilion design. These plans incorporate colossal detailing and the government in Ottawa …

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From Motera to the Narendra Modi Stadium.

From Motera to the Narendra Modi Stadium.

Cricket in India is an emotion that unites distant generations with each other. In India, the fusion of sports and architecture embraced scales by welcoming the largest cricket stadium, the Narendra Modi stadium, at Motera in Ahmedabad. The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, officially inaugurated the stadium on the 24th of February, 2021. The …

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The Aqua tower , dynamic and bracketed, by Studio Gang.

Designed by Studio Gang, the Aqua tower clambers up over 82 stories or 876 feet and nurtures a community on its raw facade. Though it combines multi fold functions of hotels, offices, rental apartments, condominiums, and parking, it boosts interactions between the people and urban cities. In addition, the design for Aqua tower analyses human …

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Sensory garden design – Architecture for the specially-abled

Every garden prompts the sensory organs in one way or the other. Not only do plants use senses uniquely, but also do they boost the moods of an individual. Furthermore, sensory gardens provide the daily dose of Vitamin D, encourage interaction and promote repetitive tasks for specially-abled people. Sensory gardens are self-sufficient places that trigger …

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Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Civilizations – The factors that shaped our pristine cities.

What is a civilization? Ancient civilizations are woven fabrics of a complex human society with threads of culture and technology. The word civilization comes from a Latin word that translates to a city. Thus, ancient civilizations have an urban character of settlement and do not waver. Not only do civilizations portray divisions in the economy …

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