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How Does A Good Feng Shui House Look Like? Easy Feng Shui Tips To Implement Now.

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At its core, Feng Shui is all about harnessing the flow of energy in your environment. If you think that you need extensive knowledge in the subject in order for you to practice Feng Shui, guess again. Authentic Feng Shui is actually quite simple and practical.

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Located in Ahmedabad, Mumbai India, the architecture deploys strategies to mitigate the intense heat. Designed by SPASM Architects, an organic plan bound by massive rammed earth walls with high thermal mass, and courtyards with vertical pivoting wooden louvers, top hung windows with mesh inserts keeps out mosquitoes and allows natural cooling.

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These two stunning modern Indian villas, created by architect Moriq, each feature peaceful courtyard designs within them. One has a combination of green space and a multi textured floor, which acts as a border of privacy between the entryway to the home and the main family living area.

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“The Smriti House”, A Timeless, Mumbai Home by Architect Nitin Killawala

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Smriti 57 is located on a small plot of 470 Sqm within the residential neighbourhood of Juhu, a western suburb of Mumbai.

Owing to the project being the Architect’s own residence, the building is an exploration in alternative technologies of construction, challenging norms, time cycles as well as affordability of traditional R.C.C

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Sunita Yogesh pays ode to the art of slow living and wabi-sabi aesthetics with this Chennai home

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Engulfed by a sea of the country’s most beautiful beaches, Chennai is also home to structures that depict traditional architecture and Indo-Saracenic styles. But amidst the bustle of traditional and modern lies The Slow Home, right in the heart of the city’s IT corridor.

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“In Complete Harmony”: A warm & cosy 1,100 sqft, Mumbai Home, by LC Architects

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Using colour maliciously, Interior Architect and Designer Asra Khateeb from LC Architects and her Team, designs this warm & inviting Mumbai home for a young couple, in which grey-blue background harmoniously combines with bright sky and scenic view!

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Style meets Comfort: A 1,100 Sqft, Stylish Mumbai Home, by Lime House Design Studio.

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Think style & splendour and what spontaneously comes to mind is a space high on luxury sans the practicality and comfort. This is where the primary task of ensuring a balance between the important aspects of designing a functional, yet luxurious & attractive home came into play.

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Have a walk through Sunil Chhetri’s home in Bangalore!

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Known as Captain Fantastic, Sunil Chhetri’s home is his sanctuary nestled away in Bangalore’s most famous pin code – 560001. Play centre forward and invite yourself to possibly the most charming home in Asian Paints Where The Heart Is where India’s humble yet hungry captain takes you on an unforgettable tour of his humble abode.

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On one of the busiest streets on Banjara Hills, Hyderabad an inconspicuous gate opens into the home of Pinky and GV Sanjay Reddy, whose love for art and commitment to global standards is also evident in the way his company conceived Terminal 2 at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.

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A young couple approached Aarti Somani and Kruti Sheth of the Mumbai-based firm, A&K Interior Design Studio to conceptualise the interiors of their apartment. The apartment is 2,100-square-feet in area and is located on Marine Drive, Mumbai.

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Don’t we all occasionally crave to get away from the chaos of the city life? This holiday home in Bandstand, Mumbai that looks out to the Arabian sea offers its owners a getaway right in the middle of the city. This was precisely the owners’ brief and also a challenge for the firm since they had to conceptualise the interiors in a way that gave the feeling of a home completely removed from the city.

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Built on a tight 170 sqm plot for a family of four Maison Kochi also functions as studio and office in the South Indian city of Kochi. The west facing building is delineated in 2 volumes, the taller south-west block shading the shorter north-east one throughout the day.

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The drive up to the hilltop Montana Estates, just 23 minutes from Kozhikode city centre, presents a winding landscape with several arterial routes. One of which leads straight to the doorstep of celebrated architect Tony Joseph. Everyone in town seems familiar with him and the home he’s lived in for just over a year.

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The primary idea was to amalgamate contemporary with tradition”, says Mr. Narendra Joshi, The chief designer at KN Associates. Having established himself in the parallels of designing and photography, Joshi always works with a strong vision for the given space in his head.

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Axis House is an apt description for this 6-bedroom Nagpur home, whose grand modern facade gives a hint of the architectural brilliance in staircase and skylight design that lies beyond. Having said that, this contemporary home with characteristic intersecting sloping roofs belies the spacious interiors.

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Artist,  Sanjay Chakraborty : His “Impressionist Style” of painting is sure to leave a favourable impression on you.

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Sanjay Chakraborty wields a spatula with a flourish to paint some inspired and spectacular images of the holy Banaras City. He has carved a niche for himself with his unique interpretation of the colours and energy that make the Assi Ghats and the activities around it so memorable.

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Artist, Yugal Kishore Sharma : Explores “Surrealism in Traditional miniature Art”.

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An accomplished miniature artist from Rajasthan, Yugal Kishore Sharma explores surrealism in traditional miniature art – where deities juxtapose into illusory beings and co-exist with natural forms. The interplay of colour and texture lend just the right cadence of a trance-like feel to his artworks.

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Artist, Vivek Kumavat : “’I have observed that a bull is warm, gentle, passionate and friendly animal, until it is provoked to be ferocious; quiet similar to human attitude in the society.”

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Vivek Kumavat’s art is instantly recognizable and has a spontaneous recall value for Indian art connoisseurs as all his works are created around the icon of the majestic Indian Bull.

Born in 1977, Vivek Kumavat did his graduation in Fine Arts from the prestigious Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai and is currently based out of Mumbai.

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Artist, Amritraj Koban : His depiction of the meditating Buddha has “captured the not the imagination of the viewers but has also come to announce his style of paintings”.

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Amritraj Koban was born and brought up in Latur, Maharashtra in 1975. He graduated with a Government Diploma in Art (Drawing and Painting) from Pune in 1997. Amritraj is currently based out of Mumbai and is one of the go-to artists for paintings on the Buddha.