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Annual event of WADe Asia, 28-29 October (Hotel Leela, Gurgaon) is for soulful knowledge sharing on Architecture, Art and Design. It is a platform to network and meet with peers while and to recognize work by women in design.

Why you cannot miss attending WADe Asia event?

Annual event of WADe Asia, 28-29 October (Hotel Leela, Gurgaon) is for soulful knowledge sharing on Architecture, Art and Design. It is a platform to network and meet with peers while and to recognize work by women in design.

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This Durga Puja, people in Guwahati, Assam, worshipped world’s tallest bamboo idol of Goddess Durga. Art director Nuruddin Ahmed, with his team of 40 assisting artists created the idol for  Bishnupur Sarbojanin Durga Puja Committee in Guwahati.

#WonderWithBamboo: Guwahati’s Gigantic Durga Idol, Made Using 100% Bamboo, Aims For Guinness!

This Durga Puja, people in Guwahati, Assam, worshipped world’s tallest bamboo idol of Goddess Durga. Art director Nuruddin Ahmed, with his team of 40 assisting artists.

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This year the annual event will be celebrated from 28-29 October 2017 as WADe Asia, an attempt to touch & extend the chord to sisters in design, around Asia. WADe is also about documenting the work and progress of Women in design.

WADe Asia: Not Just an Event But a Movement

Zaha Hadid rose above it all, including her inhibitions about being called a Woman Architect. She came to recognize her importance as a symbol. She understood it was important for her to be called a Woman Architect to be a Role Model for others so that she can look at contributing for others.

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A home is our personal space we love coming to at the end of a tiring day. Hence, it is essential that the place is vibrant. A little transformation goes a long way to ensure a change of scene and to boost the vivacity of the house.

Must Add Décor Elements To Your Household This Season

A home is our personal space we love coming to at the end of a tiring day. Hence, it is essential that the place is vibrant. A little transformation goes a long way to ensure a change of scene and to boost the vivacity of the house.

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The Council of Architecture (COA) has been constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1st September, 1972.

10-on-10 with Biswaranjan Nayak, President Council of Architecture (COA)

The Council of Architecture (COA) has been constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1st September, 1972.

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Lighting consultation and customized Lighting designs are slowly gaining ground in India. Projects in the West and Middle East are quite advanced in terms of understanding the importance of having a Lighting consultant right from the initial stages of project.

Lighting Consultants and the growing world of Innovative Lighting Design

Lighting consultation and customized Lighting designs are slowly gaining ground in India. Projects in the West and Middle East are quite advanced in terms of understanding the importance..

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Amongst a delightful gathering of “soul-sisters”, as the organizers call each member, across all trades and industries, the Editor-in-Chief of India’s first material-centric Architecture & Design Magazine, Surfaces Reporter, Vertica Dvivedi got recently honored with “Women of Excellence 2017” award.

Vertica Dvivedi felicitated with “Women of Excellence 2017” Award at Women Economic Forum

Amongst a delightful gathering of “soul-sisters”, as the organizers call each member, across all trades and industries, the Editor-in-Chief of India’s first material-centric Architecture & Design Magazine, Surfaces Reporter, Vertica Dvivedi .

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Kitchens today are fully loaded, highly versatile and extremely stylish. A lot of importance is given to the layout design, the cabinetry, and the countertops as well as the perfect backsplash. One of the most recent trends is using kitchen backsplash to increase the aesthetic quotient of the space.

KITCHEN BACKSPLASHES - Excellent opportunity to be creative!

Kitchens today are fully loaded, highly versatile and extremely stylish. A lot of importance is given to the layout design, the cabinetry, and the countertops as well as the perfect backsplash. One of the most recent trends is using kitchen backsplash to increase the aesthetic quotient..

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Rarely in the world of bath, faucets and water, ever enters a giant that talks about conservation as much as it talks about class – SLOAN is one such brand. As world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems.

BRAND BUZZ | SURFACES REPORTER - SLOAN VALVES Bringing Water Efficiency to India

Rarely in the world of bath, faucets and water, ever enters a giant that talks about conservation as much as it talks about class – SLOAN is one such brand.

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ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

Annual event of WADe Asia, 28-29 October (Hotel Leela, Gurgaon) is for soulful knowledge sharing on Architecture, Art and Design. It is a platform to network and meet with peers while and to recognize work by women in design.

Why you cannot miss attending WADe Asia event?

Annual event of WADe Asia, 28-29 October (Hotel Leela, Gurgaon) is for soulful knowledge sharing on Architecture, Art and Design. It is a platform to network and meet with peers while and to recognize work by women in design.

Read more
This year the annual event will be celebrated from 28-29 October 2017 as WADe Asia, an attempt to touch & extend the chord to sisters in design, around Asia. WADe is also about documenting the work and progress of Women in design.

WADe Asia: Not Just an Event But a Movement

Zaha Hadid rose above it all, including her inhibitions about being called a Woman Architect. She came to recognize her importance as a symbol. She understood it was important for her to be called a Woman Architect to be a Role Model for others so that she can look at contributing for others.

Read more
The Council of Architecture (COA) has been constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1st September, 1972.

10-on-10 with Biswaranjan Nayak, President Council of Architecture (COA)

The Council of Architecture (COA) has been constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1st September, 1972.

Read more
Rarely in the world of bath, faucets and water, ever enters a giant that talks about conservation as much as it talks about class – SLOAN is one such brand. As world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems.

BRAND BUZZ | SURFACES REPORTER - SLOAN VALVES Bringing Water Efficiency to India

Rarely in the world of bath, faucets and water, ever enters a giant that talks about conservation as much as it talks about class – SLOAN is one such brand.

Read more
The building had to align with vaastu norms and yet be modern in appeal. The architectural vocabulary effortlessly integrates the principles of modernism with traditional responses to a particular, local geography and climate.

Bath Space of Ahuja Residence & Palawat Residence - Ar. Ritu Khandlwal

The building had to align with vaastu norms and yet be modern in appeal. The architectural vocabulary effortlessly integrates the principles of modernism with traditional responses to a particular, local geography and climate.

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Kitchen dado is a combo of white & grey back painted toughed glass to keep it plain against the mandarin colour of the cabinets, besides giving a clean joint free back splash to the kitchen counter.

Peninsula Kitchen by Facilis Mumbai

Kitchen dado is a combo of white & grey back painted toughed glass to keep it plain against the mandarin colour of the cabinets, besides giving a clean joint free back splash to the kitchen counter.

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PRODUCTS & MATERIALS

A home is our personal space we love coming to at the end of a tiring day. Hence, it is essential that the place is vibrant. A little transformation goes a long way to ensure a change of scene and to boost the vivacity of the house.

Must Add Décor Elements To Your Household This Season

A home is our personal space we love coming to at the end of a tiring day. Hence, it is essential that the place is vibrant. A little transformation goes a long way to ensure a change of scene and to boost the vivacity of the house.

Read more
Lighting consultation and customized Lighting designs are slowly gaining ground in India. Projects in the West and Middle East are quite advanced in terms of understanding the importance of having a Lighting consultant right from the initial stages of project.

Lighting Consultants and the growing world of Innovative Lighting Design

Lighting consultation and customized Lighting designs are slowly gaining ground in India. Projects in the West and Middle East are quite advanced in terms of understanding the importance..

Read more
Kitchens today are fully loaded, highly versatile and extremely stylish. A lot of importance is given to the layout design, the cabinetry, and the countertops as well as the perfect backsplash. One of the most recent trends is using kitchen backsplash to increase the aesthetic quotient of the space.

KITCHEN BACKSPLASHES - Excellent opportunity to be creative!

Kitchens today are fully loaded, highly versatile and extremely stylish. A lot of importance is given to the layout design, the cabinetry, and the countertops as well as the perfect backsplash. One of the most recent trends is using kitchen backsplash to increase the aesthetic quotient..

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SURFACES REPORTER spoke to Venkat Subramanian, MD, Saint Gobain India -Gyproc Business, about the range and usage of Designer Ceilings - focussing upon its aesthetics and functionality. Get enlightened as the gentleman talks about the finer aspects of the such quirky ceiling options.

Designer Ceilings: Functional Décor for Modern Day Homes

SURFACES REPORTER spoke to Venkat Subramanian, MD, Saint Gobain India -Gyproc Business, about the range and usage of Designer Ceilings - focussing upon its aesthetics and functionality.

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Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, born in 1956, is an internationally acclaimed design expert and author, who became known worldwide for initiating and leading the Red Dot Design Award. Since 1991, he has been president of the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, which organizes the competition in Essen, Germany.

10-on-10 with Prof. Dr. Peter Zec Founder & CEO of Red Dot

Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, born in 1956, is an internationally acclaimed design expert and author, who became known worldwide for initiating and leading the Red Dot Design Award.

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Digital Printing opened up a whole new world andthere has been no looking back ever since. Ceramic Tiles today are being used in diverse range of projects and creating signature interiors.

Surfaces Reporter Tiles 2017 Designers Perspective

Digital Printing opened up a whole new world andthere has been no looking back ever since. Ceramic Tiles today are being used in diverse range of projects and creating signature interiors.

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BUSINESS

This Durga Puja, people in Guwahati, Assam, worshipped world’s tallest bamboo idol of Goddess Durga. Art director Nuruddin Ahmed, with his team of 40 assisting artists created the idol for  Bishnupur Sarbojanin Durga Puja Committee in Guwahati.

#WonderWithBamboo: Guwahati’s Gigantic Durga Idol, Made Using 100% Bamboo, Aims For Guinness!

This Durga Puja, people in Guwahati, Assam, worshipped world’s tallest bamboo idol of Goddess Durga. Art director Nuruddin Ahmed, with his team of 40 assisting artists.

Read more
Amongst a delightful gathering of “soul-sisters”, as the organizers call each member, across all trades and industries, the Editor-in-Chief of India’s first material-centric Architecture & Design Magazine, Surfaces Reporter, Vertica Dvivedi got recently honored with “Women of Excellence 2017” award.

Vertica Dvivedi felicitated with “Women of Excellence 2017” Award at Women Economic Forum

Amongst a delightful gathering of “soul-sisters”, as the organizers call each member, across all trades and industries, the Editor-in-Chief of India’s first material-centric Architecture & Design Magazine, Surfaces Reporter, Vertica Dvivedi .

Read more
Belgotex International Group, global manufacturer in soft flooring from Europe and other parts of world (South Africa , Europe , South America , Australia ) which is bringing the global legacy of innovation to Indian market.

Belgotex Forays into Indian Market to Revolutionize Flooring Landscape

Belgotex International Group, global manufacturer in soft flooring from Europe and other parts of world is bringing the global legacy of innovation to Indian market.

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With demonetization, one of the major areas deemed to be affected was the luxury market in India. Overnight, sales almost stopped and situation seemed gloomy. SURFACES REPORTER’s initial forecast however saw the potential hidden in this downturn.

Is the Luxury Market bouncing back?

With demonetization, one of the major areas deemed to be affected was the luxury market in India. Overnight, sales almost stopped and situation seemed gloomy. SURFACES REPORTER’s initial forecast however saw the potential hidden in this downturn.

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For all those who love Ashiesh’s Shah’s designs, you are in for a pleasant surprise. Ashiesh has signed a 4 collection collaboration deal with online furniture player Urban Ladder..

Ashiesh Shah designed products will now be available to the bigger audiences

 For all those who love Ashiesh’s Shah’s designs, you are in for a pleasant surprise. Ashiesh has signed a 4 collection collaboration deal with online furniture player Urban Ladder..

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Asian Granito India Ltd plans to double the capacity of Quartz Stone segment

Asian Granito India Limited (AGIL), one of India’s largest tiles companies is eyeing for a leadership position in flooring solution – Quartz stone. Company is investing Rs. 20 crore in setting up a 3rd line of quartz stone facility..

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Surfaces TV

Sustainability 4s

In 2013 along with his wife, Tania, Swapnil Chaturvedi started Samagra Sanitation (www.samagra.co), a hybrid social enterprise entity that has both a for-profit (Samagra Waste Management Pvt. Ltd).

Swapnil Chaturvedi Revolutionizing Toilets and Mindset towards Sanitization

Swapnil Chaturvedi or well known as the “Poop Guy” brings a revolution in creating new sustainable public toilets and also revolutionizing the mindset of people in using these toilets and not defecates in open.

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Around 1.2 billion or a sixth of the Earth’s human population lives in India and about half of this billion defecates in the open. The present government has demonstrated its political will to make India Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2019 by launching the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) .

10-on-10 Siddhartha Das India Sanitation Coalition

Around 1.2 billion or a sixth of the Earth’s human population lives in India and about half of this billion defecates in the open. The present government has demonstrated its political will to make India Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2019 by launching the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) .

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Sanitation in India has got unprecedented political attention and increasing resources have been allocated in the plans and budgets.  The Swachh Bharat Mission has given a great opportunity to elected representatives to commit to sanitation and accordingly to enhancing quality of life.

Achieving Swachh Bharat: Required change in Mind – set for sustainability by Siddhartha Das(Program Leader, India Sanitation Coalition)

Sanitation in India has got unprecedented political attention and increasing resources have been allocated in the plans and budgets.

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