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2020 Apartment Interior

The symbolic and functional role of the ‘table’ as the stage for eating, playing, working, doing homework, socialising and so on comes centre stage again in the 2020 house designed in Cochin for a globe-trotting couple, their daughter and their collection of books. Borrowing Pallasmaa’s […]

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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 […]