a Courtyard Office, an Elephant Village, a Garden Wall House, a Street in Attic!
What are these? And who can think of these types? I say only the one who is deeply rooted in building economically as well as socially sustainable lives! Rahul Mehrotra a veteran in Indian architecture scene is this person, I am going to talk about on this Environment day.
Architects: Rahul Mehrotra Associate Architects
How spaces can be used, how a courtyard can be used.
courtyard houses, seen many but this is a courtyard office.
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A small playground at Deepalaya School, Guspethi, Haryana (India)
Architects: @ Romi Khosla Design Studio
Here basic architectural elements are turned upside down!
There is a playground in a house – a house in a play ground.
Let’s play hide and seek!
Doors and windows here take you to open space and walls are see-through and move too!
And if you need you can create your own private space as all the panels can pivot.
Romi Khosla a veteran Indian architect is an urban planner and author too.
Romi Khosla Design Studio is a Delhi based lead consultancy.
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Architects: @ mayaPRAXIS
This clever triangle house is designed by a young team @ mayaPRAXIS.
mayaPRAXIS is an architectural and design firm based in Bangalore. The primary motivation towards design for architects @ mayaPRAXIS is the opportunity to marry a wide palette of creative resources and constraints available in India.
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and the restoration award goes to…
Today Mumbai University’s vice – chancellor is going to receive Unesco Asia-Pacific Heritage Award of Distinction. Unesco is acknowledging restoration work of the 2000 sq ft Convocation Hall of Mumbai University completed last July. The hall is 132 years old. The conservation work was done by architect Abha Narain Lambah.
In June I had done a post ‘celebrating restoration’. Please check the beautiful images of architectural grandeur of Mumbai University in this post here.
These images via flickr- St. Simon, Balaji Bhardwaj, Alice’s Asylum. Check these links also for more beautiful images.
Innovative stone and brick twisted columns.
Goa based Mozaic‘s traditional architecture rendering in a holiday home where verandahs and innovation with local materials rule.