Todai-ji was once the one of the powerful Seven Great Temples houses the great bronze Buddha, the largest Buddha statue in the world, of Vairocana, even today it serves as the Japanese headquarters of the Kegon school of Buddhism. It is a place where tourists and the famous deer of Nara roam together in one … Continue reading The Great Buddha of Nara!
If space is a canvas, one on which life enfolds, then retail spaces are a prima donna kind of canvas. A space where the product on display is the star, where space itself then takes a back-seat, mostly illuminating the goods while other times iterating as a showcase. The design of the Featherlite showroom tries … Continue reading Project Focus #1: Featherlite Retail Store
Bursts of colour, impressive graphics and applied intelligence are striking elements in Architect Sandeep Khosla's body of work that ranges between beautiful homes, snazzy clubs and institutions that are steeped in the highest realms of architectural values. As I headed down to attend his talk, I was very impressed by the alacrity of the design … Continue reading Architect in focus: Sandeep Khosla
Singapore’s very own architecture festival that seeks to celebrate architectural and ID works produced from the island country’s stables kicked off last week and runs all the way to mid-October. It coincides with the more ambitious World Architecture festival, that is today on its Day 3. The Archifest consists of awards, a conference, a pavilion … Continue reading Archifest ‘2013