Dumas is an important landmark of Surat city known for being an important port, beach, fishing and recreation destination. This project is a case where Urban Design takes a leap in bringing forth memories of the place (the past) and celebrates the vitality and vibrancy of the city and its people (the present). The Dumas project was conceived as a street celebrating the identity of a long lost historic landmark.

Written and Contributed by Aangan Architects and Urban Initiatives


The Bihar Museum was won in an international competition and is the only government project to be built through an architectural competition post-independence. The design and execution process involved a collaboration between the Bihar State Government, Maki and Associates, Tokyo and Opolis Architects, Mumbai.

Written and Contributed by Opolis Architects