Amazing Buildings In India

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Amazing Buildings In India

While India has a long way to go compared to the experimentation in architecture in other countries (oh hello Twisting Towers Dubai), it’s interesting to note that builders are finally looking beyond the shoebox glass and concrete structure for office buildings. Architecture in India is getting bolder, quirkier, and office real estate has not been spared.
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Amazing Buildings In India

Indian architecture is an amalgamation of centuries of history, influenced by thousands of ruler and attributed to tons of cultures that have bred, thrived and demolished in the country. The upshot of this blend is magnetic and Indian skyline is adorned by beautiful buildings that present fantastic architecture. To add to the list of the historic and glorious structures are also some new buildings that add to the diversity of India.
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Amazing Buildings In India

Through little-known histories of the practices, governance and scholarship of the archaeology of India, this book re-examines the manner in which the past is recalled and historicized. It guides us to think afresh of the histories of antiquarianism in South Asia, explore the impetus of collecting and curatorial practices within the scholarship of pre-colonial India, and investigate the diverse linkages within the histories of Indian archaeology.
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Amazing Buildings In India

I’ve always wanted to see this place. India’s first luxury mall. The project, spread on 13 acres, has buildings looming up from the ground that look like something out of a tale of alternate history. Set in a world where things are always bright and there’s no misery.
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Amazing Buildings In India

Already famed as one of the best designed office buildings in India, the Signature Towers is situated on the National Highway 8. You’ll find many leaning companies working out of this building. And yes, it does remind me of lego bricks.
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Amazing Buildings In India

I heard that the buildings here conform to the norms of Vaastu Shastra. These supposedly have some awesome technologies that help create an energy conserving and healthy environment. And the buildings in this IT Park vary in floor area from 60,000 sq.ft to 150,000 sq.ft. But talking about IT parks, I’ve always wondered about one thing-don’t you ever feel bored working so mechanically all the time?
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Amazing Buildings In India

Mr. Simpleton is in town. Well, actually, you can find him in different towns and cities since he’s travelling. His agenda is to check out some of the most unique Indian buildings in terms of design. The impression that seeing these buildings made on him may be simplistic but not without matter. Why don’t to see for yourself?
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Amazing Buildings In India

There are known more than 1,500 rock cut structures in India, which were created 2,300 – 800 years ago. Many contain artworks of global importance, and most of these cave temples are adorned with unbelievable, intricate stone carvings and sometimes – paintings. These structures themselves represent amazing achievements of structural engineering, precision and unbelievable skills of craftmanship.
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Rome is home to many amazing buildings, and the Pantheon is no exception. And, like the city itself, it was not built in a day. Destroyed twice and rebuilt each time, the building started as a rectangular structure, which, over time, evolved into the gorgeous dome building seen today.
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Recognised as ‘the jewel of Muslim art in India’, the Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Often mistaken as a palace, this famous landmark was actually built as a tomb for the Emperor’s wife after she died giving birth to their 14th child.
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Commissioned by Vijay Associates (Wadhwa Developers) and designed by James Law Cybertecture, “Cybertecture egg combines virtual architecture, environmental design, ingenious control systems and evolutionary engineering to create the boldest building for the city of Mumbai and for India in the 21st century” The 33.000 square metres of the space are used as offices and three levels underground which provide 400 parking spaces. The building will have both office and living space and is located in Bandra, Mumbai.
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These people take their fish seriously! This 4-story fish building was constructed in 2012 to function as an office for the National Fisheries Development in Rajendranager, Hyderabad. In the belly of this colossal flounder, work is being done to expand technology for India’s fisheries and aquaculture. Entrance to the building is beneath a silver fin.
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India is a land of amazement and surprises. Just when you think you know enough, there’s an element that you are astonishes you. And this is not just confined to Indian culture or diversity, but also to its art and architecture.
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What: The oldest stone structure of India, this Stupa dates back to 3rd BCE and was commissioned by Emperor Ashoka the Great. A hemispherical brick structure built over the relics of the Buddha. Surrounded with four carved railings, the structure presents marvellous Buddhist architecture.
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Renuka Shahane Living out of a carry-on and traversing through the labyrinths of Europe, exploring the wilderness of America, divulging the eccentric culture of the Latin world and re-connecting her roots that sprawl in the rustic villages of India is one dream that she sees every single night. Once Lost, Now Found; Renuka is still oscillating between the paths to choose and the dreams to chase. A believer of righteousness, she likes to trust that her life is in accordant with her favourite book.
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RENUKA SHAHANE Renuka Shahane Living out of a carry-on and traversing through the labyrinths of Europe, exploring the wilderness of America, divulging the eccentric culture of the Latin world and re-connecting her roots that sprawl in the rustic villages of India is one dream that she sees every single night. Once Lost, Now Found; Renuka is still oscillating between the paths to choose and the dreams to chase. A believer of righteousness, she likes to trust that her life is in accordant with her favourite book.
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The building was built for the first time by the emperor Constantine the Great (306-337). However, due to many factors, including being burned down in riots and earthquakes, the ancient cathedral has been rebuilt many times since. Despite this, Hagia Sophia is widely recognised as one of the great buildings of the world. And if that wasn’t cool enough, the building also features in the opening scenes of the Bond film, Skyfall.
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Since the museum doors opened in 1997, it has been hailed one of the most important buildings of the 20th century. Now with over a decade of success, the museum has homed over a hundred exhibitions and has welcomed more than 10 million visitors.
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15. Lotus Temple, Delhi. View this image › en.wikipedia.org The Bahá’í house of worship is one of the most visited buildings in the country, since its completion exactly 30 years ago. ID: 8438606
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15. Lotus Temple, Delhi. View this image › en.wikipedia.org The Bahá’í house of worship is one of the most visited buildings in the country, since its completion exactly 30 years ago.
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5. Tata Consultancy Services, Siruseri:TCS is a butterfly shaped office and it comprises of 6 buildings on each side. It is spread over 70 acres of land accommodating 30,000 employees and around 2,000 cars. It is one of the largest IT offices in Asia.
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Pancha Rathas (“five chariots” in Hindi) belong to the very rare examples of rock cut architecture where whole buildings with ornate exterior and interior are cut from live cliff. Purpose of their creation is not fully understood, but they resemble a procession of temple carts, frozen in stone. These ornate, complex structures differ among themselves and might represent models of diverse typical South Indian temples.
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Designed by the renowned Sanjay Puri architects, who are known to have created some of the most stunning buildings in the recent past, this curious building is home to Shree Cements. Called the “72 Screens Building”, it incorporates the traditional art of “Jali” or mesh as its facade. Come night, the building facades turn into a Kaleidoscope of changing LED Displays.
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Whenever we travel to far-flung places, we’re attracted to the famous buildings. Much like a photograph, architectural designs record details of specific moments in time. But unlike an photograph, physical structures go on to have a life of their own, becoming a central and functional part of countless people’s lives for hundreds, if not thousands, of years after they were built.
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My late Grandfather used to tell us stories from the Puranas when we were kids. About the “Cosmic Egg” from which everything came. This building certainly reminds me of the egg, and it brings back memories of my granddad. The fact that Infosys buildings are green building meant to impact the environment in the least possible way makes it even more poignant since grand father also was a great nature lover. Oh, God, I can hear his voice now, I think I’m gonna cry!
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Standing at 170 metres above ground, the Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The buildings, which held the titled of tallest in the world between 1998-2004, are an iconic landmark of the capital city.
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8. I-Flex Solutions, Bangalore:The amazing piece of architecture stands out of the box with its petal shaped blocks and compartments in the complete Bagmane IT park. It is spread over 1,44,000 square feet and has more than 1,500 employees.