CoA | REMOVAL AND RESTORATION OF ARCHITECT’S NAME

In certain circumstances the Architect’s name will be removed from the Register by the Council of Architecture and he will not have the right to practise Architecture anymore. He will have to surrender his Certificate of Registration. In most cases though, the Architect can get his name restored back to the Register. An Architect explains the procedure for Restoration of name to the Register…….

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BATHROOMS | An Architect Explains

A bathroom is a room in the home used for personal hygiene activities and generally contains a toilet, a sink (basin) and either a bathtub, a shower or both. Nowadays, many people spend a lot of time in Bathrooms either in reflection or reading or just chilling, as it is the most private space in a home. So a bathroom should be designed well. An Architect shares guidelines for the design and planning of a Bedroom….

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BEDROOMS | An Architect Explains

The Bedroom is the private place, where you can unwind, retire after a hard day’s work and sleep. It is a space where you need to have sound sleep to gain energy for the next day. Therefore the energy in the bedroom must be positive, snug  and relaxing. An Architect shares guidelines for the design and planning of a Bedroom….

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU FOR SOUTH FACING HOUSE | An Architect Explains

For people who follow Vastu Shastra rules, South facing houses or sites are shunned upon and are often rejected because they have earned a bad reputation. However this is just a wrong misconception propagated by the so-called “vastu pundits” to make you spend money for solutions and corrections as suggested by them. In reality, a South facing house/site can be very auspicious provided certain Vastu principles are applied correctly. For more information read on….

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU FOR EAST FACING HOUSE | An Architect Explains

For people who follow Vastu Shastra rules, East facing houses are considered good. However, it does not necessarily mean that every East facing property is auspicious. The exact placement of the entrance door dictates whether an East facing house is auspicious or inauspicious. To know more, read on….

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ABOUT THIS BLOG | ARCHITECTURE IDEAS

This site, architectureideas.info is for the people constructing buildings/houses and those interested in architecture like budding architects and civil engineers as it touches on the different aspects of Architecture, Interior Design, Vastu Shastra and Construction in a very simple and easy-to-understand language. The posts are in a question-and-answer format and most of the commonly asked doubts have been clarified.

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SCIENTIFIC VASTU 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….

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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 …..

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CoA | RECOGNISED ARCHITECTURAL QUALIFICATIONS

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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SCIENTIFIC VASTU AND COLOURS | An Architect Explains

Colours play a very important role in enhancing our well-being and happiness. Our body absorbs colour energy through the vibration each colour gives off and through colour, we receive all the energies we need to maintain a healthy body, mind, and soul. An Architect explains the concept of colour therapy and how to use the Vastu Guidelines for colours in a scientific manner to make a change and improve the overall well-being of the residents of a Home……

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UNDERSTANDING VASTU SHASTRA | An Architect’s Experience

As an Architect practising in Bangalore, India, I have often been instructed by my clients to apply Vastu Shastra rules to the design of their houses. Since we are not taught Vastu Shastra in our Bachelor of Architecture course, I decided to learn the subject by myself, from several insightful books. Surprisingly, I found it an easy subject to learn, since Vastu Shastra guidelines are wholly based on scientific principles and very similar to the basic design rules that we are taught in Architecture school…….

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