Ankit Sampatram

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Temple in Stone and Light / SpaceMatters

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> India has a glorious history of temple architecture. The desert state of Rajasthan, where the temple is …

Inside Some of the Most Beautiful and Magical Interiors in India

From the gardens of the Mughal courts to traditional temple offerings and wedding rituals, flowers have always held an important role in Indian culture. The lotus blossom and marigold each contain great significance, and blossoms of all kinds are a frequent sight in daily life. So it’s no wonder …

People in glass houses: The best uses of glass in architecture

Architects have long used glass to provide light and views, but the following homes and buildings go a lot further. Ranging from a practical …

Architecture

Here's What Your Favorite Game of Thrones Characters Actually Look Like According to the Books

With some handy Photoshopping.<p>As the old gag goes, <i>Game of Thrones</i> is like a Tweet: It's got 140 characters and usually ends with something horrible.<p>So far the show's makers have done an amazing job of casting all those characters—easily 140 of them—and in nearly every case, the actor embodies the …

9 Pieces of Home Decor You Should Always Splurge On