Press Coverage

Book Building
Domus Magazine, India

March 2012
(Cover image)

‘Art runs through the building… the Madras Office of Architects and Designers draw out an inspiring building from a nondescript site, as a creative assimilation of circumstances’ 


Building Books
‘ The building itself looks like one of Tara Books’ own publications, filled with art, dreams and stories …’

Lounge Loves | Tara Books Book Building
Live Mint

‘But this creation … is no page-turner. It’s an eye-popper …a three-storeyed, ecologically friendly architectural masterpiece …’

Unconventional Architecture
Platform Magazine
‘With bold colours, textures and most importantly an innovative idea, this space drew our attention to the mastermind behind it all, who imagined the building itself to be an evolving canvas.’

Reasons to like Chennai: Tara Books
Luther, Out of Station blog
‘Tara Books might be one of the most pleasant places to spend an afternoon that I’ve found in the city’

Books and Beyond
The Hindu
‘A beautiful tree-shaped mural by Gond artist Bhajju Shyam that adorns the wall of the outdoor space seems to indicate how this space will evolve over time.’

Look, what’s in store!
Metro Plus (The Hindu)

‘The walls fittingly bristle with wonderful book exhibits; murals transform pillars from mere support structures into exquisite works of art’

In Print

An interview with Gita Wolf
Kyoorius Magazine
June 2012
With Book Building we have the physical location for many of the activities around our books and ideas

Dreamtime: When a Book Becomes a Building
Inside Outside
April 2012 

 ‘If you can imagine a book, one of Tara’s books … with their richly illustrated pages morphing into a building, you can get some idea of the experience of walking through the book building.’

Standing Tall
Economic Times
March 12
‘Book Building is a must-visit’

More Than Words
Indulge (New Indian Express)
March 12