Studio Mumbai (> Biography) is an Indian architecture firm founded and headed by Bijoy Jain. But it is also a team of architects, engineers, carpenters, and masons that excels in blending Indian and Western cultures. This monographic issue takes stock of the studio’s production from 2012 to the present, from its most recognised works, such as Copper House II and the Ahmedabad Residence, to more modest projects like the Ganga Maki Textile Studio in the Himalayan foothills, MPavilion 2016 in Melbourne, and a winery extension in the south of France. The issue also features handmade furniture shown at Maniera gallery in Brussels, which draws on universal materials and traditional Indian craft.
Biography It’s About Architecture, But it’s not About Architecture MIRKO ZARDINI Studies Copper House II SOLO House Two Office Towers, Zhengzhou Sandeep Reddy House Carrimjee House Ahmedabad Residence Hôtel du Couvent de la Visitation Saat Rasta Houses MPavilion 2016 Maniera Furniture Ganga Maki Textile Studio Yamashiroya Community Centre, Onomichi Extension of the Domaine De Beaucastel Winery The Fabric of Reality INMACULADA MALUENDA & ENRIQUE ENCABO