Gallery: Pearl Academy of Fashion by Morphogenesis


Creating a sustainable building was a fusion of old-school building techniques and modern technology in the design for the Pearl Academy of Fashion. Designed by Morphogenesis, an architecture firm based in New Delhi and Pune, the academy is extremely energy efficient thanks to its use of cooling methods traditionally found in buildings in the hot-dry desert climate of Rajasthan. Situated in Jaipur, India, the finished structure is a sight to behold and looks like an incredible place to go to school.

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  1. yazzy February 18, 2009 at 9:46 am

    not only is it beautiful… but hey, does anyone know how to apply?

  2. NaturallyEarth September 27, 2008 at 8:37 pm

    I agree with Tabitha, wow. That is so beautiful. It’s not a stiff modern design, but very fluid and graceful. Maybe they can spruce up the landscaping with “solar trees.”

  3. kimmus122 September 25, 2008 at 5:38 pm

    The building looks cool, but the landscape leaves a lot to be desired. That part doesn\’t look so green. I don\’t understand why more architects don\’t see the building as a part of the landscape and not just an object in it.

  4. Tabitha September 25, 2008 at 1:19 pm

    wow- I probably wouldn’t have minded going to school so much if it looked like that! Amazing.
    tabitha @

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