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1990 house

“The question of the fragment in architecture is very important since it may be that only ruins express a fact completely. Photographs of cities during war, sections of apartments, broken toys. Delphi and Olympia. This ability to use pieces of mechanisms whose overall sense is […]

1850 courtyard

Half a bore-well, an obscure courtyard, a tailor’s shop and a tourists info desk – Odd consequences of building rules and property divisions form the basic canvas into which new use was to be adapted. A zero budget project in Fort Kochi that reuses a […]

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1868 house

Primarily a conservation project. Conservation of a 150 year old riverside dwelling in Kerala leads to recognizing in adaptability to requirements of its fourth generation inheritors. The relevance of thermal comforts of courtyard typology with respect to different living patterns is variable. The tower and […]

voluntary prisoners of peace

Miles of barbed wire in double lines separate what was once the same land. Today the narrow stretch of no man’s land marks the tension between two nations. Except for the military surveillance posts, the 1800 mile long stretch remains unpunctuated. The inherent quality of […]

solo house

A dwelling for a solo user was the first typological experiment. This is the prototypical tower and block.