Nirvana Farmhouse, Khadavli   Built from CSEB, enveloped around a courtyard, the traditional plan transforms into a modern weekend home located on the banks of river Ulhas. 

Nirvana Farmhouse, Khadavli

Built from CSEB, enveloped around a courtyard, the traditional plan transforms into a modern weekend home located on the banks of river Ulhas. 

Khadavli-(79-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(189-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(327-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(543-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(479-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(456-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(133-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(95-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(244-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(330-of-570).jpg
Khadavli-(295-of-570).jpg
2-Masterplan.jpg
3-Plan-@100.jpg
4-Section-AA_.jpg
5-Section-BB_.jpg
6-Section-CC_.jpg
7-Front-Elevation.jpg
8-Right-Elevation.jpg
LEFT-ELEVATION.jpg
  The Adobe House, Saguna Baug, Neral   Inspired from the traditional building styles of the region, the cottage is built with 18 inch thick sun dried adobes. The elements of the cottage such as the frames and shutters have been sourced from a radius of 10kms. The house takes you  through a series of transition spaces leading one to the edge of a man-made pond.

The Adobe House, Saguna Baug, Neral

Inspired from the traditional building styles of the region, the cottage is built with 18 inch thick sun dried adobes. The elements of the cottage such as the frames and shutters have been sourced from a radius of 10kms. The house takes you  through a series of transition spaces leading one to the edge of a man-made pond.

DSC_0277.jpg
DSC_0373.jpg
DSC_0333.jpg
DSC_0298.jpg
Plans-.jpg
FF-Plan.jpg
Roof-Plan.jpg
section-AA.jpg
section-1-monochrome.jpg
Elevation-Pond.jpg
section-4.jpg
elevation-ee.jpg
  Home-stay, Manali   Layer by layer, it reveals itself. It’s almost like the stone  from huge boulders broken into a rubble, shaped into blocks, rises back together in space to reveal a new identity and purpose.

Home-stay, Manali

Layer by layer, it reveals itself. It’s almost like the stone  from huge boulders broken into a rubble, shaped into blocks, rises back together in space to reveal a new identity and purpose.

WhatsApp Image 2018-01-22 at 18.21.32.jpeg
WhatsApp Image 2018-01-22 at 18.21.25.jpeg
  The Kaule Prototype, Nepal   A collaboration with Alleya and associates, Kolkata and Thumbimpressions Collaborative, Ahmedabad to train the local residents of the villages Kaule and Bhangeri in the art of bamboo treatment and construction to create earthquake resistant homes

The Kaule Prototype, Nepal

A collaboration with Alleya and associates, Kolkata and Thumbimpressions Collaborative, Ahmedabad to train the local residents of the villages Kaule and Bhangeri in the art of bamboo treatment and construction to create earthquake resistant homes

IMG_20160408_163730.jpg
IMG_20160408_122542.jpg
IMG_20160407_114217.jpg
IMG_20160301_133545.jpg
  Indras Awas Yojana, Gujarat   A project in collaboration with Hunnarshala, PYHT and other practices which documents rural houses that were built traditionally, under the IAY scheme and the influences that were the driving force behind the change in the rural built fabric of the state of Gujarat. After which design with construction handbooks were made for beneficiaries.   

Indras Awas Yojana, Gujarat

A project in collaboration with Hunnarshala, PYHT and other practices which documents rural houses that were built traditionally, under the IAY scheme and the influences that were the driving force behind the change in the rural built fabric of the state of Gujarat. After which design with construction handbooks were made for beneficiaries.

 

IMG_7267.jpg
DSCN2216.jpg
  Bamboo Toilet, SNGP, Borivali   The use of bamboo to form the structure for the walls and roof, with panels of wattle and daub as the surfaces from their toilet at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai. In collaboration with YIF and PYHT, the toilets were built for women residents' chinchpada. INDIRA

Bamboo Toilet, SNGP, Borivali

The use of bamboo to form the structure for the walls and roof, with panels of wattle and daub as the surfaces from their toilet at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai. In collaboration with YIF and PYHT, the toilets were built for women residents' chinchpada.
INDIRA

IMG_20160923_162341.jpg
  COB House, Kamshet   The Ukson lake which creates an ideal setting for this COB house, has its large verandahs leading to the water. The materials for the walls comes from the site itself and build by locals that were trained in the technique. The Ukson lake which creates an ideal setting for this COB house, has its large verandahs leading to the water. The materials for the walls comes from the site itself and build by locals that were trained in the technique.   

COB House, Kamshet

The Ukson lake which creates an ideal setting for this COB house, has its large verandahs leading to the water. The materials for the walls comes from the site itself and build by locals that were trained in the technique. The Ukson lake which creates an ideal setting for this COB house, has its large verandahs leading to the water. The materials for the walls comes from the site itself and build by locals that were trained in the technique.

 

IMG_3815.jpg
IMG_3759.jpg
DSC06341.jpg
  CAMP, Mumbai   In the urban context designing interior spaces with recycled timber and up-cycled paper tubes for the Studio of CAMP in Mumbai. The bamboo roof over a terrace to extend the studio space. In the urban context designing interior spaces with recycled timber and up-cycled paper tubes for the Studio of CAMP in Mumbai. The bamboo roof over a terrace to extend the studio space.

CAMP, Mumbai

In the urban context designing interior spaces with recycled timber and up-cycled paper tubes for the Studio of CAMP in Mumbai. The bamboo roof over a terrace to extend the studio space. In the urban context designing interior spaces with recycled timber and up-cycled paper tubes for the Studio of CAMP in Mumbai. The bamboo roof over a terrace to extend the studio space.

IMG_6274.jpg
IMG_6176.jpg
IMG_6040.jpg
  Artisan Training, Saipu, Nepal   A collaboration with thumb impressions collaborative, Ahmedabad to train the local residents of Saipu in the art of bamboo treatment and construction to create earthquake resistant homes using locally available natural materials.   

Artisan Training, Saipu, Nepal

A collaboration with thumb impressions collaborative, Ahmedabad to train the local residents of Saipu in the art of bamboo treatment and construction to create earthquake resistant homes using locally available natural materials.

 

IMG_20161115_155945.jpg
IMG_20161117_111045.jpg
IMG_20161118_122458.jpg