The Tapered House: An Individualistic Illustration of Rustic Architecture | Studio Mohenjodaro

“If we learn to build with local materials, we have a future.”- Francis Kere If we were to ever learn a refined definition of rustic architecture in general and rustic homes in detail, The Tapered House emerges as an individualistic case study. The depiction of two major contrasting yet strongly interlinked characters of this residence[Read More]

Rustic Aesthete with Progressive Approach of Sports Center Design | Design Pendulum

The program brings together an interesting mix of facilities which includes the Art of sport – a sports training facility for young girls between ages 5-11, Family Tree – a child psychotherapy center and a community kitchen-dining space, forming a cohesive sports center design. Rustic Aesthete with Progressive Approach of Sports Center Design | Design[Read More]

Biophilic Design and Concrete Minimalism are Striking Undertones in JS Residence, Vadodara | The Crossboundaries

With the increasing amount of time spent indoors in the past 2 years, there’s a rise in wanting spacious living environments fusing biophilic design. With that becoming a new normal, the JS Residence grabbed this opportunity which quite often is a challenge if not treated right, the double height. It enhances the open floor plan,[Read More]

Strategic Shift from Urban Living to Slow Living with Vernacular Architecture of Gir Vihar | d6thD Design Studio

An invigorating take on vernacular architecture and its psychological effects comes in the form of 20 exquisite cottages in Gir Vihar. A very interesting feature of this design is the community dining space under the hexagonal roof with a spiral column of bricks which apart from being a characteristic structure visually, brings a sense of[Read More]

Re-pointing A Brick Wall: Top Tips To Get the Perfect Finish

Brick walls are useful! Many houses are made with brick, as are garden walls, and a variety of other objects. The simple fact is brick is durable, it’s weather-resistant and difficult to damage. But, time does take its toll on the cement that sits between the bricks. This is what weakens walls and creates issues[Read More]

A Recycled ‘silica plastic block’ Bricks made from recycled sand + plastic waste | Rhino Machines

A Recycled ‘silica plastic block’ Bricks made from recycled sand + plastic waste | Rhino Machines india-based company, rhino machines has launched the ‘silica plastic block’ – a sustainable building brick made from recycling foundry dust/ sand waste (80%) and mixed plastic waste (20%).  the ‘silica-plastic block’ or SPB attempts to confront the massive dust waste and overall pollution[Read More]