Friday, September 10, 2010


A chapter on OPENINGS' TREATMENTS has been added to Interior Components and Systems (Interior Design Notes) Check my site

Monday, June 21, 2010


An opening system of a building offers many opportunities for the use of declarative elements to present the identity of the occupant and the nature of occupancy. The identification and declarative elements are very essential for personalization of the building.   Identification and declarative elements state the owner, the nature of ownership, and conditions for visitations. These are done by

Saturday, June 5, 2010


Stage curtains are used to cover the performance as well as backstage areas from the audience. Plain opaque, translucent or scenic curtains and fixed curtained panels are used to divide the performance zone. Proscenium stages use many types of curtains than arena or thrust-out stages. The main or the first curtain on the audience side is called a grand drape, act curtain, house curtain, house

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Treatments over Opening Systems

Keywords: doors, windows, port holes, skylights, gaps and gates / architects / interior designers / users / outside, inside and within the opening systems single systems / layered systems / integrated systems.Openings are specifically intentioned and architecturally well detailed systems. Yet such architectural entities need to be customised and personalized according to the location,

Sunday, February 21, 2010


9 Climate and our BodyClimate affects our body system very profoundly. The effects are primarily sensed by the skin. Five types of sensations are involved with the skin. The Touch-Pressure (mehanic-o receptors), Cold-Warmth feeling (thermo receptors), Pain and Itch. Cold is a consequence of contraction of blood vessels and warmth is felt due to dilation of blood vessels; both are felt by the

Friday, January 8, 2010


Did you read about Design Processes -in my notes on FB ? It is a design approach that is followed in parts and cannot be exclusively applied to achieve a product. Architecture is an amalgamation of several products and systems, so cannot be expected to reach full scale Bio-mimic stage at any level. One can have a conscience to this end but that will not be an excuse to leave all traditional