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Chettinad Mansions: Substantial of a Prosperous Past

Chettinad Mansions

Once an inseparable partner and witness in the lives of the Natukottai Chettiars, their lifestyle, rituals, and customs, over 10,000 palatial Chettinad Mansions now suffer desolation in the ghosted towns of the Chettinad Region. With around one-fifth of the mansions wiped off, the remaining are either awaiting demolition or renovation, while a small percentage of […]

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An Exquisite Review of Non-Realistic Architectural Visualization

An Exquisite Review of Non-Realistic Architectural Visualization

Introduction Architectural visualization plays a significant role in the delivery and realization of a project, as it serves as a means for the communication of ideas. It is the 2-dimensional representation of a 3-dimensional design. There are several architectural visualization techniques, yet each one is distinctive from the other. The common architectural visualization technique is

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The Solution to Rising Sea Levels: Can Floating City Save Us?

Can Floating City Save Us

Floating City in the Limelight  Amidst the climate crisis, rising sea-water levels intertwined with a lack of space for accommodating the growing population, not to mention the already overcrowded cities, craze for waterfront developments, and the deteriorating aftereffects of reclamation, the floating city developments have fallen in the limelight. Floating developments are viewed as a

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Thanjavur City: Experience the Amazing Architecture of Chola Dynasty

Thanjavur city

Thanjavur Tamil Nadu Thanjavur City also known as Tanjore is reminiscent of the Chozha reign, Dravidian civilization, and Tamil heritage, every brick and stone in Thanjavur speaks of the legacy of its past. Thanjavur celebrated as a center of heritage and religious tourism, is a magnificent city with plenty of heritage sites to visit, authentic

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Adopting Sponge City Concepts: Absolute Need of the Hour

Adopting Sponge City Concepts

Introduction to Sponge Cities Sponge City is a response to the failing modern concrete and steel stormwater management systems especially during heavy unexpected rains. Sponge City is an alternative resilient stormwater management approach that was conceived as early as the 1970s by Peter Cook but was shaped by the constant efforts of the Beijing-based landscape

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The Brilliant Story of IIM Ahmedabad: From Inception to Extensions, and its Future

The Brilliant Story of IIM Ahmedabad

Introduction What brings this red-brick campus built half a century ago, into the limelight again? Is the future of this living legacy threatened? Yes, the organization’s decision to demolish a deteriorating part of the campus had stirred controversy and sparked global resistance. The organization saw strong opposition from the Alumni of the prestigious institution in

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