Crown execs fly in for Packer’s Sri Lanka casino bid

Two of James Packer’s most senior executives have flown to Sri Lanka to argue for favourable tax and regulatory treatment for Crown Ltd’s proposed $US400 million ($448.9 million) Colombo casino. Crown chief executive Rowen Craigie and chief financial officer Ken Barton arrived in the island state’s capital on Monday to meet Sri Lanka’s Deputy Minister of Finance, […]

House in The Himalayas by Rajiv Saini & Associates

Project: concrete house Location: the Himalayas of India Architecture: Rajiv Saini & Associates Photography: Sebastian Zachariah Description from the architects: “We were approached by clients (who were more friends by now, having worked on multiple projects together over the years) to build for them a holiday house they could enjoy with friends over long weekends, away from Delhi, […]

Courtyard House by Hiren Patel Architects in India

Project: Courtyard House Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Architecture: Hiren Patel Architects Description from the Architects: This house is in newly developed outskirts of Ahmedabad. Two bedrooms downstairs, for the parents and guests. Two bedrooms upstairs for the young couple and their primary school-going children. And lots of glass windows. Yes ,to enhance views and bring nature indoors. […]

Best Sustainable Development Award, Druk White Lotus School, India

The Druk White Lotus School and London-based Arup Associates received The Emirates Glass LEAF Award for ‘Best Sustainable Development’, which took place during this year’s London Design Festival. The award-winning design is located in the Indus Valley, Northern India. An environment of extremes, and lying at 3,500m above sea level, this is a high-altitude desert landscape where temperatures fall to -30°C […]

SHATOTTO Architects have designed the SA Residence in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Description from the architects: As Lalon (a spiritual folk singer, Sufi and philosopher) says if there is not one thing inside the body then it is not outside the body either. Body is the key word. Just like human body, there is a body of architecture. This body of architecture has two parts; shell and […]