A new layer is built on top of the old. By introducing screens, private open to sky courts were created flanking either side of the new core extension, a sloped roof bed+toilet for the 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]