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Architecture and Queer Community: Introducing Gender Inclusive Spaces in the City

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Introduction On September 6, 2018, the Supreme Court of India issued a landmark decision decriminalizing homosexuality by partially invalidating Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. The LGBT community erupted in exuberant celebrations around the nation as they celebrated their win against the 200-year-old British statute that criminalized same-sex relationships. However, the LGBTQIA+ community in …

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3D Concrete Printing as a Paradigm: Fascinating Impact in India

3D Concrete Printing as a Paradigm

3D printing with a concrete-like material is one of the technologies that has made personalization possible. Because of its ability to produce complicated shapes, 3D concrete printing can be a long-term solution. According to recent studies, new computational technologies and 3D printers have the ability to alter how we construct our surroundings. This technology enables …

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Automation and Robotic Design: Building an Exciting Future

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The world has undergone a kind of revolution in this time frame, especially in the last few decades, in terms of how we perceive science and technology and how new ideas and innovations are being incorporated into daily life. Parallel to this growth in understanding and application of “STEM” subjects, the field of architecture is …

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Can Algorithm Design Interesting buildings?

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The term “algorithm” has a futuristic buzz, hence it seems like an intelligent thing. We have been personifying them as “algorithm design buildings”, “algorithms generate”, and “algorithms predicted”. But Data [and so algorithms] are dumb, as Judea Pearl says. Algorithms, by definition, are a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or …

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Utopian Architecture: A Perfect Political and Social System

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Utopia Definition  Utopia is derived from the Greek out-tops “No place” or “Nowhere”.  It was first coined by Sir Thomas More in 1516 in his book “Utopia” which described a society where there is a perfect political and social system on an imaginary land. In his book, he ultimately poses the question, “Can a perfect …

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The 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize Winner: Diébédo Francis Kéré

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“I am hoping to change the paradigm, push people to dream and undergo risk. It is not because you are rich that you should waste material. It is not because you are poor that you should not try to create quality. Everyone deserves quality, everyone deserves luxury, and everyone deserves comfort. We are interlinked and …

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The Interesting Impact Of Social Psychology On Architectural Spaces

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Architectural structures, as products of long-lasting human activity, have a greater impact on the social psychology of humans and society. Human experience was once the fundamental guideline for designing buildings and cities. Since ancient times, architecture had been a process of people-oriented space creation, as it directly affected the lives of its inhabitants. The architecture …

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