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27th September 2019: CII – Green Building Congress

Isha Anand, Director-Projects, gave a talk on ‘Blend of Sustainability and Luxury in Housing Projects’.

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27th September 2019: Commercial Design Magazine

Morphogenesis name ‘The Pathfinders: Minds behind the best Workplaces in India’.

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25th September 2019: The Telegraph

Manit Rastogi pens an opinion-editorial for The Telegraph on ‘Reinventing Urban India’.

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25th September 2019: Cityscape Global Awards, UAE

Morphogenesis awarded the Cityscape Global Award for ‘Best Commercial Building (Future)’ for the project ‘ITC Commercial Development, Kolkata’.

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Part 3: Extract from ‘Sustainability: Passive Design’

We bring you the third of a 14 part series of extract from the Morphogenesis Architecture Monograph, to give you a peek into the mindspace of one of India’s best recognized, sustainable design practices. Part 3: Extract from the Sustainability: Passive Design Institutional: Pearl Academy “Looking at the project through the le ...
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By Team Morphogenesis
We bring you the second of a 14 part series of extract from the Morphogenesis Architecture Monograph, to give you a peek into the mindspace of one of India’s best recognized, sustainable design practices. “Sustainability: defined as the ability to endure in local conditions and thrive in its lifecycle, the projects that are planned at the architecture firm are maintainable in their individual ecosystem ...
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By Team Morphogenesis
We bring you the first of a 14 part series of extract from the Morphogenesis Architecture Monograph, to give you a peek into the mindspace of one of India’s best recognized, sustainable design practices.  “It has been 20 years since the inception of Morphogenesis out of a home garage. This book records our work through that journey. In the midst of a paradigm change in the nascent libe ...
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By Nitin Bansal, Manit Rastogi and Piya Gupta
 Integrated Design Approach Architecture in some of the densest cities in India (and the world) demands highly conscious spatial consumption with office design standards reaching efficiencies as low as 50sq.ft./person. Consequently, high internal gains and stress on available resources have led to innovative developments in the way these buildings need to be designed and built. Sustainable architecture mus ...
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By Rahat Varma
The modern workplace is undergoing a paradigm shift of changes in usage patterns and longevity of working hours. We as architects and interior designers need to design space such that the users are more comfortably integrated with their physical surroundings at the workplace. A big contributing factor towards indoor comfort, are the lighting levels. Le Corbusier identified the significance of light in architecture best when he ...
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By Rahat Varma
Just finished last week we bring to you The British School, New Delhi. Morphogenesis’ design vision for this school, found inspiration in the school’s tagline- ‘An International education with an Indian soul’. With this project, we set out to provide a strong cultural context to the international format of education this institution provides. The principal challenge was to construct the new building on the existing sit ...
Verical-Architecture
By Rahat Varma
With the rapid increase of urban density in our cities and land being a major constraint there is a need to look out for solutions that allow our cities to expand and not implode. High rise is a response to the paucity of land, without a doubt, tall buildings and compact living may be directly related. As a design ideology the high rise typology of construction has often been seated centre stage at a number of architectural di ...
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By Susan M Thomas
Sustainability has been the core concept in most well-conceived, upcoming projects in India. In the modern context, the methods to achieve it are validated by computer simulations to optimize the atmosphere in buildings. Vernacular architecture in India built sustainably by incorporating socio-cultural activities in its built form. This response provided a positive environment for the inhabitants. Interestingly, in Kerala, ...
The Network: Architecture and Urbanism
By Rahat Varma
Connectivity is essential for any development to thrive and potentially grow. With passage of time, the cities that we now live in have lost their walk-ability. Perhaps this change can be attributed to population explosion, which has caused the demise of transition and congregation spaces. Things as they stand today in most developments, especially in the residential sector, are to ‘pave paradise and put up a parking lot’. ...