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The philosophically-inclined architect speaks to Anindita Ghose about exporting his vernacular style.

It’s a working Sunday for Bijoy Jain, the architect and founder of Studio Mumbai, when we meet in the compound that houses both his studio and home in central Mumbai. Once a tobacco warehouse, the premises—like much of the surrounding neighborhood—bears vestiges of the city’s industrial past; the rusty sheet-metal entrance gate offers no indication of the abundant foliage and light within.

  • Words:
    Anindita Ghose
  • Photography:
    Alexander Wolfe

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  • Words:
    Anindita Ghose
  • Photography:
    Alexander Wolfe
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