Design Cell is an active design and research consultancy of the Indian Education Society. The cell is collaborative of architects and other experts on allied fields such as ecology, planning, sociology, literature and geography. The primary role of the cell is to provide design consultation for the private and public bodies and conduct comparative, scientific and qualitative research on the architecture of the state and beyond.
- Renovation of IES Manik Vidyamandir EntranceRenovation of IES Manik Vidyamandir Entrance The entrance and interior renovation of a 30-year-old school is a project that aims to reinstate the identity of the school and organize the user movement. The design uses only three materials majorly, i.e. triangular fluted wall panels, golden mirror finished ceiling, and natural kota stone to create a modern and inviting space. The design of the entrance and interior is carefully organized to create a smooth flow of traffic. The triangular fluted wall panels create a clear path from the entrance to the main lobby, while the golden mirror finished ceiling helps to …
- Terrace Landscape at Santacruz, MumbaiTerrace Landscape at Santacruz, Mumbai The intervention is the redesign of a private podium that adds a much needed landscape space into an old building. The brief looked at a vibrant high energy space involving a mix of hardscape and softscape along with seating spaces. Several design elements like a corten steel jaali, a Mural Wall out of cement blocks and fabricated railings and pergola were all custom designed following a theme of porosity and solid and voids. Project Lead: Ruark FigueiredoProject Co-ordinator: Khushboo AdhiyaTeam: Gaurish Chandawarkar, Sayam Mulani, Johan Patel
- Renovation of Aliyavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing DisabilitiesRenovation of Aliyavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities IESCOA Design Cell participated in the Interior Design for the Top Management of Bandra H-West Ward Office and the Interior Design of the Early Intervention Center for Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Impaired Disabilities which got recognition from the Govt of India Medical Health and Disability committee. Project Lead: Ruark FigueiredoProject Co-ordinator: Kiran RaoTeam: Payoja Raikar, Vinit Mirkar