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  • New Exhibition in Mumbai To Debate the Death of Architecture

    Put together as a labour of love by 13 architecture firms from across the country, this travelling exhibition takes a critical look at the state of architecture in the country today. Its first stop is Mumbai. What’s happened to our cities?…

  • Discover Ahmedabad Through This Clever Map and Its Local Gyan

    Easy to carry in the pocket, the map is a useful guide for every traveller, culture enthusiast and proud local of Amdavad. Most people want to make a difference to society in some way or the other. They might refuse to throw plastic…

  • The Bangalore Workshop on Architecture Kicks off This April

    Based on the Glenn Murcutt Masterclass of Sydney, which is a major international mentorship opportunity in the field of architecture, India is bringing back its own Masterclass through The Bangalore Workshop. The Vimal Jain Foundation and the Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru, are offering…

  • Veteran Architect Hasmukh C Patel Leaves for Heavenly Abode

    On a poignant note, veteran architect and urban planner of post-independence epoch Hasmukh C Patel passed away on morning of 20th of January 2018. File Photo Proclaimed as a contemporary modernist space designer along with BV Doshi and Charles Correa,…

  • Dtours : a Curated Architectural Travel Initiative

    An architectural excursion initiated by the designers and architects of The Design Factory India in association with other architectural institutes, Dtours is a unique exploratory International tour series where enthusiasts witness monumental infrastructure made by legendary architects together in a curated architecture tour.…

  • B.V. Doshi’s Architectural Art to be exhibited in China

    Image source: Indian express From July 28, 2017, renowned architect BV Doshi’s retrospective exhibition titled ‘Celebrating Habitat: The Real, the Virtual and the Imaginary’ will be displayed at Power Station of Art Museum in Shanghai, China for three months. PadmaShri honoured Balkrishna Doshi, who…

  • IKEA in Search of Store Sites in Gujarat

    Image source: www.indiarep.co The world’s largest furniture and furnishings retailer that started producing self-assembly furniture in bulk in 1943 is planning to come to Gujarat. Currently, IKEA has decided to invest more than Rs. 10,500 Cr in the Indian furniture…

  • Artmaking and Design for the Future: A IIID Forum

    Friday evening(3rd March 2017) presented Ahmedabadis with a fantastic opportunity to meet and interact with Dr Geetha Narayanan and Ishita Shah of Srishti Institute, Bangalore – to learn about the Institutes’ ethos and the work accomplished there by the UNESCO…

  • Architecture of Ahmedabad: Where Inspiration is Born

    Architect Snehal Shah on how the architecture of Ahmedabad has had a deep influence on the country, deeming the city worthy of heritage status. He speaks about how mosques in the city arose from temples, and how architecture is influenced…

  • ‘The Architecture of Hasmukh Patel’ : now in a book form

    One of Ahmedabad’s topnotch Architect, whose contribution in making the city this picturesque has now come up in a book form. The legendary Hasmukh C Patel’s architecture has been carefully and creatively captured by his son, Bimal Patel and Catherine Desai,…

  • Advance and scientific Vastu Scanners and Training

    A seemingly potent invention is quietly making its impact felt across India. Geo Engineers, a research and engineering firm has came up with a scientific way to measure the ‘Vaastu’ (spatial energy) of any space. A special device, invented by…

  • Design Yatra of IIID sows seeds for a well-designed tomorrow!

    The Institute of Indian Interior Designers culminates its Design Yatra on 22nd July with a grandeur finale. The motto of ‘Reaching masses’ in terms of creativity and Design has certainly been achieved. The visit to municipal school with YUVA Unstoppable…

  • Vadnagar had a thriving Buddhist monastery?

      Latest excavation at Vadnagar revealed structures resembling monastic cells, but only further excavation at the site would help establish whether the structures were part of a monastery or were secular in nature. The Archaeological Survey of India is facing…

  • Design Yatra stimulates the creative community!

    Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IID) is a platform where space designers, affiliated professions, traders, artists and enthusiasts meet together, interact and help masses and society in terms of good designs. The institute keeps on cumulating socials, sessions and cluster…

  • Creative Yatra in Spain!

    Creative Yatra has touched 100000 followers on facebook and our team is extremely thankful to all the people, who chose enrichment over entertainment. It has been a rollercoaster ride and we would request all our subscribers to fasten their seatbelts…

  • Celebrating the rich Indo-Islamic Art at Sarkhej Roja

    India has a rich and multicultural heritage which goes back many centuries. And Ahmedabad is home to a host of this heritage. To celebrate the World Heritage Day, which was on 18th of April, an exhibition is organised on 20th…

  • Pritzker prize winning architect Zaha Hadid passes away.

      Iraqi-British architect Dame Zaha Hadid passed away in Miami on 31st March, 2016, of a heart attack, after being admitted to hospital for bronchitis. She was a visionary architect, best known for the Vitra Fire Station, the London Aquatics…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Amit-ambalal-9.jpg Meet the Ambalals as They Reminisce on Continuity and Change

We rendezvous with one of the foremost creative families in the city to find out what inspires a father and his sons to pursue their distinctive art and design. Mr Amit Ambalal, the patriarch of the renowned Ambalal family, is…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/02.jpg Fernandes Bridge – the most unique book market in Ahmedabad!

The street Fernandes Bridge connects readers with writers, students with publishers and curious beings with the age-old answers they’re looking for. The Chopda Bazaar of Fernandes Bridge is one of the oldest Book Markets in Ahmedabad that serves thousands of people…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Mrinal-Pande-1.jpg The Fall of the Newspaper: Mrinal Pande on the Metamorphosis in Media

Veteran press personality Mrinal Pande discusses why newspapers are destined to perish at the hand of ePapers, lending insight into the challenges faced by today’s media. A person of bold beliefs can be instantly recognised by her speech and expressions.…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/National-Institute-of-Design-Come-Sit-1.jpg ‘Come sit’ on these chairs designed by NID students – each is inspired by a state of India

Graduate students of NID, Ahmedabad, have made 14 chairs inspired from India’s states –the boats of Kashmir, the tigers of Kaziranga, the architecture of Rajasthan, and more. ‘Come Sit’ at this exhibition at NID, until July 22. Pravinsinh Solanki with…