AD Classics: Mill Owners’ Association Building / Le Corbusier

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Le Corbusier was commissioned by the president of the Mill Owners’ Association to design the organization’s headquarters in Ahmedabad, a city historically active in India’s textile trade. The building is a physical manifesto representing ’s proposal for a modern Indian architecture. Constructed in 1954, the Mill Owners’ Association Building is considered the first of four completed commissions in

The Brick House / Hiren Patel Architects

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Architects: Hiren Patel Architects
Location: , Gujarat,
Architect In Charge: Hiren Patel
Area: 335 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Sebastian Zachariah

Nirma Vidyavihar / Apurva Amin Architects

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Architects: Apurva Amin Architects
Location: , India
Structural Consultant: Saurachana Strucon
Landscape Consultant: Apurva Amin Architects
Civil Contractor: Tricon, Tejas Shah
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Apurva Amin Architects

Dual House / VPA Architects

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Architects: VPA Architects
Location: Ahmedabad,
Area: 1,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of VPA Architects

The Frill House / Hiren Patel Architects

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Architects: Hiren Patel Architects
Location: , Gujarat, India
Area: 9,000 ft2
Year: 2012
Photographs: Sebastian Zachariah

Net House / Matharoo Associates

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Architects: Matharoo Associates
Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat,
Completion: 2010
Project Team: Gurjit Singh Matharoo – Principal Architect, Prof. M.C. Gajjar – Architectural Advisor, Nauka Baxi – Architect, Dilip Revar – Architect
Photographs: Courtesy of Matharoo Associates

AD Classics: Sangath / Balkrishna Doshi

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‘s own studio, Sangath, features a series of sunken vaults sheathed in china mosaic as well as a small grassy terraced amphitheater and flowing water details. Having been considered the building that fully describes himself, Sangath is a complete combination of Doshi‘s architectural themes from his previous work including complex interiors and structures, ambiguous edges, vaults and terraces. More about Sangath after the break.