“Interior Designing” – An Interview with Krys Tomaryk

An architect of international repute, Krys Tomaryk has been leading the designing aspect two of the most prestigious residential projects in the heart of Kolkata. Developed under the Sugam Homes banne

“Well Landscaped Community Terraces” – An Interview with Krys Tomaryk

Krys Tomaryk is one of the few international landscape architects I have interviewed who believes that profanity lies in keeping things simple and basic. He has been associated with dozens of landscap

B.B.D Bagh- Road that means business

A shove here. A push there. A multitude of people busily walking across. The hustle and bustle of this place can easily help it win the title of the busiest areasin Kolkata. Such is the feel of B.B.D

BITM – A Museum for Science

Among the more recent museums built in Kolkata, is the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, located at Gurusuday Road Ballygunge. Unlike the traditional museums that house historical artefacts,

Clock Tower the Pillar that Tells Time

Considered to be a beautiful weekend destination, Chandannager, along the banks of Hoogly, is situated just thirty-five kilometers away from north Calcutta. It is said that the French people once resi

Coal Belt Asansol

The Asansol-Durgapur coal belt, also known as the Rurh of India, is the next stop for residential growth and rapid industrialization. It is the second largest town after Kolkata and the center of the

College Street- The Road to Knowledge

If you asked someone staying in Kolkata, where could you buy a very old book currently unavailable in the Oxfords and the Starmarks and the so called sophisticated book stores of the city, you’l

Dakshineswar -A Dream

It was just the night before my pilgrimage to Banaras was about to begin. Yes I could clearly remember that dream; only it was not a dream. It was real. The divine goddess was real. Her instructions w

Decoding the Lifestyle of South Kolkata

Kolkata the sprawling metropolis, flanked by the River Hooghly, offers a legacy that is proudly carried by its 14 million residents. It is eastern India first city to retain the status of being a fina

Government’s Top Urban Housing Scheme

There hardly exists a person who has never dreamt of building his own home. From saving money bit by bit to running to different banks for home loans- life has always been a little harsh on most. Add

Henry Derozio Whispers of Bengal Renaissance

Henry Louis Vivian Derozio: the name leaps from the pages of 19th century Indian literature. He was a poet who became the headmaster of Hindu college Kolkata. Along with his notable works what remain

Indian Museum- The Museum that Began An Era

Every room hides a million tales. Every brick smells of a history, made immortal. Such is the magnificence of the Indian Museum. When one decides to go on a city tour in Kolkata, he is inevitably esc

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