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Low Cost Housing
Nearly 300 families will live in the new homes once the project finishes.
Covered walkways provide shade.
Steel stilts prop up this artists' residence in Mumbai to elevate it above rising sea levels, while skylights with integrated solar panels generate power for the cabin and provide ventilation by drawing warm air up and out of the building.
Architecture and interior design practice Studio Renesa has used green granite to evoke the feeling of alfresco dining at Elgin Cafe in Punjab, India.
Brick In The Wall
Local architecture office Wallmakers designed the Pirouette House as a tribute to British-born Indian architect Lawrence Wilfred "Laurie" Baker, who promoted the revival of regional building practices and the use of local materials such as brick.
A series of twisting walls made from local brick form partitions that separate the living spaces within this house in the Indian city of Trivandrum.
Situated on what was once dilapidated farmland, Elgin Cafe in India is an emerald-green bistro by day and a restaurant and wine bar by night.
Restaurant Kitchen Design
Architecture and interior design practice Studio Renesa has used green granite to evoke the feeling of alfresco dining at this restaurant, bar and cafe in Punjab, India.
Small Coffee Shop
Coffee Shop Design
Green Colour Palette
Private Dining Room
Studio Renesa creates green granite interior at Elgin Cafe.
Zaha Hadid Architects
The site on which the apartment building is located is just nine metres wide and is hemmed in by its neighbours on both sides.
The building contains four apartments raised above a parking level that also accommodates utility spaces including the staff quarters.
The bold design was informed by the work of American architect Louis Kahn, who was responsible for several important projects in India and Bangladesh in the early 1960s.
On the elevation facing the street, a perforated screen made from brick tiles extends across the full height of the upper three storeys. The square screen inscribes a large circle that frames the full-width balconies.
Created in response to the "hostile" local environment, the three-storey building was wrapped in a banded Corten-steel shell to protect it.
The project features a limited palette of low-cost materials including floors made from local kota stone, white-painted surfaces and a rough grey render used for the walls.
The simple materials and finishes in varying shades of white and grey give the building a neutral, monochrome aesthetic that is enlivened by the bright pops of primary colour applied to the external walls and internal doors.
The project focused on creating quality social spaces, so the atrium is crisscrossed by bridges at each level that function as additional places for students to congregate.
The accommodation building features a simple, triangular plan with rooms arranged around a central atrium topped with skylights that allow natural light to penetrate down through this circulation space.
Indian architecture studio Charged Voids has designed a student housing block in a suburb of Chandigarh, featuring brightly coloured surfaces and columns that reference the architecture of pioneering modernist Le Corbusier.
Access To Clean Water
Ground Floor Plan
The clubhouse is formed of two stacked rectangular blocks that have been slightly rotated to give the upper storey direct views of the football pitch.
Abin Design Studio designed the multi-purpose structure to provide locals with a place to watch matches and training sessions and take advantage of views across the lake.
Architecture studio Abin Design Studio has combined a clubhouse with a small stand for spectators alongside a football pitch in the city of Bansberia, India.
Custom Dining Tables
Dining Table Design
Windows And Doors
The Sunoo Temple House itself is built from concrete and distinguished by its large folded roof that was made from aluminium sheets.
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Indian architect Saket Sethi has completed the Sunoo Temple House on the outskirts of Mumbai with a rooftop garden and a private worship space that is designed to evoke a galaxy.
Building A Garage
Informed by terracotta temples found in West Bengal, this two-storey community centre is designed to provide a variety of flexible spaces for the local community in Bansberia along with a dormitory for staff.