Idea of Sustainable Architecture by Understanding and Responding to Climate and Context | Aangan Architects

Sustainable architecture is now an evolving field of practice and what better than making one’s own residence a structure of successful experiment? It’s contextual alignment with immediate environment, user beliefs and activities is evident with the space planning and structural materials. The concrete portrait in the double height is a sight of absolute delight when[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]

Evolving Native Vernacular Architecture and Contemporary Hospitality at Hotel Chospa in Leh | Enso Design

With vast scale and diversity, India evolved a large variety in architecture, leaving architectural legacies to follow. Of them all, the Chospa Hotel in the Leh region sings praises of Ladakh vernacular architecture. Is there anything better to be welcomed in the most vernacular way and be one among the locals to experience the hospitality[Read More]

Pallak: An Ayurvedic Resort Paying Ode To Ancient Heritage of Kerala | Uru Consulting

Pallak: An Ayurvedic Resort Paying Ode To Ancient Heritage of Kerala | Uru Consulting The word Pallak in Malayalam means Palanquin, a covered litter carried by an even number of bearers. Team Uru’s (Uru Consulting is a design and project management consulting firm based in Calicut, Kerala) journey with their project “Pallak” started where the[Read More]

The House Flaunts Vernacular Style With Eco-Friendly Aspects | Studio 3twentyone

The House Flaunts Vernacular Style With Eco-Friendly Aspects | Studio 3twentyone The design Intent:  Navapatra was a vision to revamp an existing house to amalgamate the quality outdoor space with the life indoors. Enveloped in the tropical greens, the house flaunts vernacular style with cutting edge eco-friendly aspects. Adhering to the principles of sustainable architecture, we[Read More]

The Finest Masonry Sets An Earthy Tone To This Weekend Home | Ae. Terrain

The Finest Masonry Sets An Earthy Tone To This Weekend Home | Ae. Terrain The prudent 3,000 Sq ft Surat holiday home called the Oviyan House, owned by an engineer is currently situated in a lush green environment that was once upon a time a non-cultivable land. Built around 25 years ago this weekend home[Read More]

House Design With Idea Of Vernacular Architecture Yet Following The Contemporary Lines | SPAN Architects

House Design With Idea Of Vernacular Architecture Yet Following The Contemporary Lines | SPAN Architects Owing to the brief by the client, the house stands true to the idea of vernacular and indigenous architecture yet following the contemporary lines. Our approach was to study the traditional Science, extract its essence, yet arrive at a fresh[Read More]

Earthy Farmhouse Design Weaved Around A Traditional Courtyard | Studio Inscape

Earthy Farmhouse Design Weaved Around A Traditional Courtyard | Studio Inscape The farmhouse has been weaved around an existing tree in the farmland of 19 acres with a built-up area of about 2600 sq.ft. The Home has been designed around a visually connected courtyard from all spaces without losing the linearity of the space as[Read More]

ENGAGING ARCHITECTURE IN INDIA- TRANSITIONAL RURALITY: LESSONS FROM HINTERLAND

Urbanization has been gradually increasing around the globe as people migrate from rural areas to urban areas for economic advancement creating urban development that sprawls into the countryside. Though urbanization has its benefits, it has oriented architecture to a kind of development that blurs the scenic picture of traditional systems. In light of this, we[Read More]

Vernacular Style Retreat Centre, Hampi | Int-Hab architecture + design Studio

Vernacular Style Retreat Centre, Hampi | Int-Hab architecture + design Studio Project Description: The retreat centre is Built on a site based in the hot and humid region of Hospet a town next to Hampi, Karnataka, this retreat is a harmonious blend of vernacular architecture and natural finishes, amidst the existing lush vegetation, breathtaking and[Read More]