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Deco Decoded | How Did Art Deco Come to Mumbai? | Art Deco Mumbai | Deco Log (लोग)
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Mumbai's collection of Art Deco buildings is amongst the largest in the world. But how did Art Deco come to the city? It was not too long ago that the style appeared on Mumbai's shores, inspired from its development in the West, but also adding several local and cultural flourishes. Starting ...
Deco Dictionary: What Is 'Frozen Fountain'? | Deco Decoded | Art Deco Mumbai
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Frozen Fountain (n.): A historical symbol of eternal life depicted using an imagery of a symmetrical water fountain. Now, you know the dictionary definition of 'Frozen Fountain', but take a look at how this versatile decorative element features in Mumbai's Art Deco architecture. Welcome to Deco ...
Discovering Deco in India: A tale of three cities | Art Deco Mumbai | Deco Log (लोग)
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While the collection of Art Deco buildings in Mumbai are much admired and are recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lesser known examples of the moderne architectural style abound in several other parts of India. These examples of Art Deco structures can be found across building ...
'If not Deco, then what?’ Excerpts from Bombay Imagined: An Illustrated History of the Unbuilt City
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In this webinar event, held on the occasion of World Art Deco Day on 28 April, architect Robert Stephens, author of 'Bombay Imagined: An Illustrated History of the Unbuilt City' surveys ideas that never saw the light of day. What if South Mumbai’s urban form, so distinctly characterised by the ...
Deco Dictionary: What Is 'Sunburst'? | Deco Decoded | Art Deco Mumbai
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Sunburst (n.): A pattern of lines representing the rays of the sun radiating from a centre, also referred to as sun rays. Now, you know the dictionary definition of 'Sunburst', but take a look at how this versatile decorative element features in Mumbai's Art Deco architecture. Welcome to Deco ...
Swadeshi Moderne - A tour of Mumbai's Sir Pherozeshah Mehta Road | Art Deco Mumbai | Deco Log (लोग)
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Sir Pherozeshah Mehta Road or P M Road, located in the heart of Mumbai’s historic Fort precinct, was constructed in the early 20th century as an important East-West link. Through this virtual tour, we delve into how this street became the most important commercial and financial centre in the ...
Deco Dictionary: What Is 'Bas-Relief'? | Deco Decoded | Art Deco Mumbai
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Bas relief (n.): Carvings or sculpted figures that project slightly from a background surface, applied as an architectural decorative ornament. Now, you know the dictionary definition of 'Bas-Relief', but take a look at how this versatile decorative element features in Mumbai's Art Deco ...
Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai | Art Deco Mumbai | Deco Log (लोग)
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On 30th June, 2018 the Victorian Gothic & Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai, consisting of 94 sites, was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The nomination was 14 years in the making, with the citizens of the Ensemble working tirelessly behind the scenes to bring this recognition to the ...
At a Glance: Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai | Art Deco Mumbai | Deco Log (लोग)
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On 30th June 2018, the Victorian Gothic & Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai, consisting of 94 sites, was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here's presenting this iconic Ensemble at a quick glance! From the intricate bas-relief works on the public architecture in Fort, to the sleek speed ...
Driving with Deco: Cruising Past Mumbai's Art Deco | Art Deco Mumbai | Deco Log (लोग)
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The Art Deco style, with its characteristic ‘streamlining’, inspired by aerodynamic design and detailed, yet stylistic, geometric ornamentation, reflected an admiration for the machine's modernity. The non-traditional extravagance of such simplistic and functional forms translated into various ...
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