Rajesh Advani

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Marvelous Cinema in Chandigarh

Built in 1947 after the independence of India, Chandigarh is notably renowned for its urbanism. The most famous architects of the time realized the …

Amazing House in Surat, India

The architectural firm Design work group has just realized a residence in the city of Surat in western India. This building has many peculiarities, …

Stunning home in India blends into the earth with segmented green roofs

Jodhpur-based firm Misa Architects has created a contemporary concrete home that – despite its brutalist structure – manages to blend in to its …

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable.<p>Life is full of …

Le Corbusier’s utopian city Chandigarh, and its faded glory, captured in photos

A new book shows the modernist utopia today, after decades of adaptation and decay<p>Good times rarely last, a cliche that’s particularly apt for architectural utopias and planned cities. Originally envisioned as a new metropolis in 1950, Chandigarh, a capital complex built by the Indian government to …

Rajabai Tower and Library Building, Mumbai, Brinda Somaya - Somaya and Kalappa Consultants

The Mumbai University was established on 18 July 1857. In August 1864 Premchand Roychand, a merchant prince of Bombay, offered to the University, a …

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BKPS College of Architecture, Pune installs a Solar Energy Generation Array on its Roof Peeyush Sekhsaria interviews Pushkar Kanvinde

<i>As an alumni of BKPS College of Architecture, Pune I was proud to read a facebook post by Pushkar Kanvinde, Professor and Principal at BKPS, “Today</i> …

Factory at Chattarpur - Ameet Singh - Design Bureau

The Factory at Chattarpur is an attempt to pay homage to traditions of Indian Modernism, Regionalism using the language of exposed concrete and …

National Institute for Faith Leadership, at Dasna by Archohm Consults, NOIDA

The conception of the National Institute for Faith Leadership is a journey that we went through together with the architects of the campus. As the …

How I Set Aside Two Days Each Week To Work On Just One Thing

You already know about time “batching,” but when those batch periods slide all over your schedule, they aren’t much good to you.<p>My company recently surveyed more than 350 U.S. business owners on the biggest time-wasters in their workdays. The results weren’t much of a shock, with email coming up on …

Time Management

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When You Want to Give Up, Remember This

There are many times and many reasons in our lives that we find ourselves wanting to give up, only to regret it later. It can be really hard to keep going when times seem tough, and it seems like throwing in the towel is the only answer. All of the great successes in life had a choice at some …

Can you really sort out your life - in five hours?

As I ring the doorbell of a west London address, where I’m due to attend a five-hour session of talking therapy, I feel excitement, but also a twinge of dread. I’m about to divulge every neurosis, excavate the darkest recesses of my mind, to a stranger. What if I bore this woman?<p>Fiona Arrigo, a …

How to Stick to Your Goals When You've Lost Motivation

Almost two months have gone by already! Time flies, doesn't it? It feels as though last week we were just reflecting on our past year and planning for the year ahead. Most of us start every new year with a set of goals we are determined to achieve. There may be changes we want to make in our lives, …

Motivation

To Anyone Who Thinks They're Falling Behind

You don't need more motivation. You don't need to be inspired to action. You don't need to read any more lists and posts about how you're not doing …

5 ways to kill your dreams

All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do …

Essential Apps and Utilities for your Mac

Whether you are a new Mac user or seasoned veteran looking to do more, here’s a collection of essential Mac apps & utilities that you must download …

Apps

How big cities are finding innovative ways to nudge people to ditch cars

Governments and public agencies are increasingly partnering with the private sector in the fight against climate change<p>Home to more than half of the planet’s 7 billion people and a large portion of its 1.2bn cars, cities face a huge challenge as the world strives to meet the Paris climate goal of …

Climate

Is the Homepage Dead?

Traffic to individual homepages is decreasing because readers are discovering content in other ways. Twitter, email and chat services, and especially Facebook make up what publishers are calling the “dark social” web – termed as such because the traffic is so difficult for publishers to track. This …

Journalism

What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert …

Happiness

What It Takes To Lead An Extraordinary Life

<i>Originally appeared on my self-improvement</i> <i>blog</i><i>.</i><p>Who doesn’t like adventure and sense of exceptionality in life? If an average existence of a typical …

10 Best Mobile Apps to Create Typography Easily

Stringing words together in beautiful font is fun to do, and now it is also extremely easy to do so on your mobile device. There are plenty of web …

10 Simple Steps to Clarity

"I can't focus, my mind's all over the place!" If I had a nickel for every time I heard someone say this to me, I'd be rich. I hear friends say they take on a million tasks at once and they're onto the next task before finishing the first one -- which really means nothing ever gets done.<p>Our minds …

Meditation

Fake it ’til you become it: The science of self-perception

In the 1960s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman was trying to understand the relationship between fear and learning when he stumbled upon an unexpected phenomenon.<p>In the experiment, Seligman gave a group of dogs an electric shock they couldn’t escape. Eventually, they learned to stop trying to …

Self-improvement

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We are sorry, you are seeing this page!<p>May be you were looking for something else, but landed up here? Why not try searching for what you were …

4 Strategies to Help Men Get Through Depression

Caregiving is tough. It's one thing to see a loved one in the dirty trenches of illness; it is a whole other to jump headfirst into that trench with them. Caring for a man who is suffering from depression can be even harder, because depression isn't often seen - it's felt.<p>NIH and CDC statistics …

Mental Health

A Wonderful App for Remotely Controlling Your Presentations

June 22, 2015 <br>Slides from de Mobo is a very good app that allows you to remotely control your presentations using your iOS or Android device. Slides …