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Peas in a pod

(Pic Comment) Lotus Temple vs. Sydney Opera House: Opera originally hyperbolic, went spherical due to budget cuts. Temple used CADE systems, finished with laser-cut marble.

East Village Modernist

(NYT) Namita Luthra and Anil Shrivastava spent $300K turning an empty E. Village shell into a modernist temple. Fold-out panels reveal splashes of rich Indian hues like saffron, persimmon orange and peacock blue.
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Importing Le Corbusier’s successors

(ToI) NY architect megacorp Skidmore Owings & Merrill, and many other foreign architects, are increasingly being hired to redesign India. [via]
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