Mr Mehernosh Sidhwa, 3rd generation of the family that built Soona Mahal and a resident to this day has a candid conversation with Prathyakasha Prasad and Atul Kumar about Soona Mahal, one of the most beautifully preserved and stunning corner facing art deco buildings on Marine Drive.
Sep 13, 2017
Our favourite teakwood panel design above an elevator door with designer deco marble flooring. Moonlight Bldg.
Sep 08, 2017
Kapadia Chambers. When flying saucers came to have a look at Bombay Deco and stayed. How many times have you come to Metro cinema & noticed this beauty right next to it?
Sep 01, 2017
Jitendra Bldg. Matunga E. A time when your ground floor apts elegant independent entrance welcomed you home.
Aug 26, 2017
This layered, grooved, plaster masterpiece adorns the ceiling of the Deco lobby in Seksaria building. 8 large and 8 small ziggurats explode from the two centre pieces while 8 mini sunbursts at the base of each smaller ziggurat celebrate the show.
Aug 21, 2017
Deco in Matunga. Strong vibrant colours. Increasingly Indian themes blend in.
Aug 16, 2017
Mistry Court. Compound wall. Squares, triangles & straight lines come together creating symmetry.
MUMBAI'S ART DECOThe Making of Marine Drive
Beirut has its Corniche, Havana its Malecon, Cannes its Croisette; but none of these celebrated bayside boulevards is as heart-stirring as Mumbai’s majestic Marine Drive.
MUMBAI'S ART DECODeco Dekho - Bombay Deco and its Elements
On the various elements that define the Art Deco Style of Architecture in Bombay.
CONSERVATION EFFORTSNomination of The Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai to UNESCO
MUMBAI'S ART DECOCrafting the Growth of ‘Bombay Deco’- The era of Architect Gajanan B Mhatre
The era of planned precinct gave rise to apartment block as typology. One of the most important person who shaped the built environment during that period was architect G.B. Mhatre.