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The 3R Pavilion Design | Patel-Vadodaria

The 3R Pavilion Design | Patel-Vadodaria From the architect.  The 3R Pavilion Design in Ahmedabad explores the opportunities of reducing, reusing and recycling of materials in buildings.The clients wanted us to develop a multi-purpose area adjoining a swimming pool. They wanted to use unconventional materials and were even OK if the structure failed! We based[Read More]

Sunken Seating Overlooks the Main lawn | Atelier Design N Domain

Sunken Seating Overlooks the Main lawn | Atelier Design N Domain From the architect. Second homes are about creating an oasis from the hectic pace of urban city life. A site blessed with vegetation and seasonal lake provided the perfect setting for this project. At the entrance were a clump of trees that provided for a[Read More]

This Outhouse has Complete Green Terrace | MISA ARCHITECTS
Outhouse with green terrace

This Outhouse has Complete Green Terrace | MISA ARCHITECTS From the architect. Outhouse: a visible invisible extension of nature Seated amidst agricultural farmland, this weekend house brings harmony between the natural and the built environment. On the first visit to the site, the architect made up his mind to optimize on the setting of this project.[Read More]

Skewed House | Studio Lagom

Skewed House | Studio Lagom From Architects: An interesting book, an engaging thought, a flight of fantasy or nothingness… A private sanctuary that is the garden at Skewed House. Solitude in the midst of golden-hearted Champa blossoms; unwinding to the tune of the wind chime. Material shifts and elevational modulation establishes the programmatic changes within[Read More]

Vernacular House has Rich Sense of Culture and Tradition | Studio PKA
Vernacular House in india

Vernacular House has Rich Sense of Culture and Tradition | Studio PKA From the architect. The Mango House is the physical manifestation of a quest to connect with the natural environment. The essence of design here is simplicity in thought and expression through the form, material and décor of the structure. The organic nature of construction[Read More]

A Contemporary Brick House In Mysuru | Architecture Paradigm
brick house exterior elevation

A Contemporary Brick House In Mysuru | Architecture Paradigm From the architect. Located in Mysore city in a municipal layout the site measures50 X 80 feet with the shorter side facing the road along the southern edge. An L-shaped planform helps us organize the diverse programmatic concerns of a house for a family of four[Read More]

Open Plan House | Modo Designs
Open Plan House

Open Plan House | Modo Designs This weekend house meant as a gathering and retreat place for a Gujarati family is located in the western locality of Ahmedabad. The design brief given was to develop the place more like a small resort. Keeping the essential brief in mind, the house is designed as two blocks[Read More]

The Twin Houses | SPASM Design Architects
SPASM Design Architects

The Twin Houses | SPASM Design Architects From the architect. The client wished to develop two homes on an acre each of land. The homes needed to be country homes for Bombay families to get away from the urban rigmarole.The project needed to balance the money put up against profitability and a sense of capturing[Read More]

SkyLight House | Khosla Associates
Skylight house

SkyLight House | Khosla Associates From the architect. Our picturesque site is located in the Western Ghats perched on the backwaters of a lake and surrounded by the Sahyadri mountain ranges. Although they owned two acres of land, our client’s requirements were modest. They asked us to build a 2100 sqft single level pavilion as a[Read More]

Rejuvenating The Graveyard | Award Winning Entry At INSDAG

Rejuvenating The Graveyard | Award Winning Entry At INSDAG The life of an architecture student is so busy that finding out time some time for some other works or competitions is same as finding out a diamond from a coal mine. We tried to do it and attempted a national competition for students of architecture[Read More]