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Vastu Guidelines For Pooja Room | An Architect Explains...

The Puja Room is the room where the family’s deities, idols, religious texts are kept and used exclusively for prayer, worship and meditation. It is a sacred room and the space from which all positive energy radiates to other rooms. The important thing to consider regarding a Pooja/prayer room, is that it must be protected from “negative energy”. Once you have made a pooja or prayer room in your home, the room automatically starts to radiate positive energy……

Vastu Guidelines For West Facing House | An Architect Explains...

For people who follow Vastu Shastra rules, West facing houses are the third choice; first and second choices being North Facing and East Facing houses respectively. The reason that a West facing home has become the third choice for many people is the ‘wrong’ belief that West facing houses are bad as per ‘Vastu Shastra”. However, this is not true and a West facing home can be as auspicious as a North or East Facing one, provided one follows certain Vastu rules….

Foyer Ideas | An Architect Suggests...

A Foyer is a space that connects the entrance door to various other rooms. A foyer is where you welcome your guests when they enter your home. So, in a way, a person makes his first impressions in the foyer. An Architect suggests ideas and tips for arranging furniture and decorative items in a foyer or entryway so that a good impression is created …..

CoA | Recognised Architectural Qualifications For Registration...

To apply for registration with the Council of Architecture, a person is required to possess a recognised architectural qualification. But what are the qualifications recognised by the Council of Architecture? Being a registered Architect, I I decided to post the latest list of the recognised architectural qualifications appended to the Architects Act, 1972 and updated on 03/05/2016 by the Council of Architecture…..

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recent from 34 Work Of An Architect | An Architect Explains
Work Of An Architect | An Architect Explains

Everyone knows that an architect is a person who plans, designs, and oversees the construction of buildings. But many people are unaware of the exact services rendered by an Architect and what to expect. For example will he make changes to the design if you do not like it? How many times can he be expected to visit the site? How do you know if he is qualified to practise? What are his professional fees and scale of charges? What is the schedule of payments? etc. An Architect describes the job of an Architect…….

recent from 58 Vastu Shastra Explained By An Architect
Vastu Shastra Explained By An Architect

Vaastu Shastra, an ancient Indian science, lays down rules for the correct layout of rooms and construction of buildings so as to ensure ‘contentment’, ‘peace’ and ‘prosperity’ for the inmates. But it is not always possible to design a house with ‘perfect Vastu’ due to the site limitations or it’s orientation. But a scientific understanding of Vastu Shastra can help you apply Vastu Shastra principles even on the most condemned site. An Architect explains how this can be done…….

recent from 74 Lighting | An Architect Explains
Lighting | An Architect Explains

Lighting is an important aspect of all interior and exterior designs. Proper, well designed lighting is absolutely essential for a room to be functionally and aesthetically perfect and to enhance task performance whereas there can be wastage of energy and adverse health effects if the lighting is poorly designed. An Architect explains the different types of lamps and lighting fixtures and how you can use them in your house efficiently and strategically to create a good ambience and correct amount of light………

recent from 80 Flooring Materials | An Architect Explains
Flooring Materials | An Architect Explains

The purpose of flooring is to provide a horizontal, clean surface to support the occupants of a building, the furniture and equipment. Therefore the flooring must be strong enough to bear the super imposed loads. There are several flooring material options and each has it’s own advantages and disadvantages. An Architect reviews the flooring materials with their pros and cons, to help you decide which one is best suited for your home/building………..