Retreat in the South-Indian Countryside / Mancini

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Architects: Mancini
Location: South
Project Year: 2009
Project Area: 1,000 sqm
Photographs: mancini enterprises

c – 28 c / Archohm Studio

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Architects: Archohm Studio
Location: , India
Project Team: Sourabh Gupta, Anindya Ghosh, Sanjay Rawat, Shiv Dutt Sharma
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Humayun Khan, Andre Fanthome

The Courtyard House / Sanjay Puri Architects

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Architects: Sanjay Puri Architects
Location: , India
Architect In Charge: SANJAY PURI
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 3,000 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Sanjay Puri Architects

‘residence NEXT’ International Design Workshop

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The architectural scene in , is in its volatile best and hence the right time to breed path breaking design concepts in new age residential design. In this directionless period, the ‘residence NEXT’ workshop, put on by Indian Institute of Architects, Thrissur Center and The Architects Club, Thrissur, aims to spawn a few design thoughts that could be the guiding force for the future. Taking place September 27-29 at KT Muhammed Memorial Regional Theatre, students and young architects will be selected from all over the world based on their portfolios. For more information and how to apply, please visit their website here.

Adani Vidyamandir / Apurva Amin Architects

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Architects: Apurva Amin Architects
Location: Ahmadabad,
Client: Adani Foundation
Structural Consultant: Bhoomi Consultant
Plumbing Consultant: Vimarsh Utility Consultants
Landscape Consultant: Apurva Amin Architects
Civil Contractor: Mansi Contra Build Pvt. Ltd.
Photographs: Courtesy of Apurva Amin Architects

Jaypee Sports City / Cannon Design + Peter Ellis New Cities

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Cannon Design, a leading international architectural, engineering and planning firm, recently announced that it has joined forces with Peter Ellis New Cities, expanding the firm’s urban planning and city design practice. Currently, they have been working on a master plan for the new Sports City in India, a comprehensive city plan for 1,000,000 inhabitants on 5,000 acres. Ellis and his New staff will be an integral part of Cannon Design’s planned expansion in India while his U.S. based team has joined the firm’s office in Chicago. More images and architects’ description after the break.

New Terminal at Lucknow Airport / S. Ghosh & Associates

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Architects: S. Ghosh & Associates
Location: Lucknow,
Team: Sudipto Ghosh and Sumit Ghosh (Principle Designers) as well as Mitesh Kapadia, Rashmi Vakharia, Naeem Rushnaiwala and Ketan Bhartia (Associate Designers)
Terminal Area: 20,000 sqm.
Site Area: 56,000 sqm.
Total Cost: Approx. US $ 23 million
Photographs: S. Ghosh & Associates

Project Sammaan: Design Challenge 1 Competition

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Driven by the collaboration of Quicksand Design Studio, Jameel Poverty Action Lab, the city governments of two large cities in , and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)Project Sammaan is a development project that seeks to create improved sanitation services for the urban poor residing in slums in India. The challenge seeks to discover radical ideas and new perspectives that will help us in our attempt to reinvent low-cost urban sanitation. The goals is to design and build 119 sanitation facilities in urban slums in India. Collectively, these facilities will have 1200+ toilets, bathrooms, spaces for washing clothes, and will benefit 60,000+ people. The project started in February 2012 and will last for 16-19 months at the end of which these toilets will be operational. The deadline for submissions is May 15. For more detailed information, please visit here.

The Defense Colony Residence / Vir.Mueller architects

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Architects: Vir.Mueller architects
Location: Defence Colony Residence, , India
Design Team: Christine Mueller, Pankaj Vir Gupta, Sarah Gill, Harsh Vardhan Jain, Saurabh Jain, Kai Pedersen, Hillary Collins, Helena Westerlind, Everett Hollander
Client: Saran and Puneet Dhupia
Total Covered Area: 11,000 sq.ft.
Completion: 2011
Structural Engineer: Himanshu Parikh
Contractor: Macro Constructions (Mr Subhash Chakravarty)
Photographs: Andre J. Fanthome

White Canvas & 22 feet office / Kamat & Rozario Architecture

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Architects: Kamat & Rozario Architecture
Location: , India
Design Team: Smruti Kamat & Lester Rozario
Project Area: 7,000 sqf
Completion: 2012
Contractors: Prathiba Interiors & Parthiban
Photographs: Shanavas Photography

Utsav House / Studio Mumbai

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Architects: Studio Mumbai
Location: Satirje, , India
Principal Architect: Bijoy Jain
Project Team: Roy Katz, Jeevaram Suthar, Pandurang Malekar, Mangesh Mhatre
Structural Engineer: Dwijen Bhatt
Photographs: Courtesy of Studio Mumbai

 

House on Pali Hill / Studio Mumbai

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Architects: Studio Mumbai
Location: Bandra, , India
Principal Architect: Bijoy Jain
Project Team: Samuel Barclay, Jeevaram Suthar, Omprakash Suthar
Structural Engineer: Dwijen Bhatt
Photographs: Helene Binet, Studio Mumbai 

   

Kindred House / Anagram Architects

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Architects: Anagram Architects
Location:
Design Team: Ayush Prakash, Mugdha Upasani, Late S. Sai Satish, Madhav Raman, Vaibhav Dimri, Tarika Jigar Asrawala
Photographs: Andre Fanthome & Ayush Prakash

Copper House II / Studio Mumbai

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Architects: Studio Mumbai
Location: Chondi, , India
Principal Architect: Bijoy Jain
Project Team: Jeevaram Suthar, Punamchand Suthar, Pandurang Malekar
Structural Engineer: Dwijen Bhatt
Photographs: Courtesy of Studio Mumbai

56+55 Sumeru / Vastu Shilpa Consultants

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This residential project in Ahmedabad, by  Vatsu Shilpa Consultants follows the metamorphosis of an old vacant rowhouse into a renovated townhouse into a final fusion with the adjoining building.  The project began in 2004 and went through several modifications and additions.  By 2010, the adjoining house was purchased and 56+55 Sumeru was created.

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Belavali House / Studio Mumbai

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Architects: Studio Mumbai
Location: , Maharashtra, India
Principal Architect: Bijoy Jain
Project Team: Jeevaram Suthar, Punamchand Suthar, Bhasker Raut
Structural Engineer: Shishir Kulkarni
Photographers: Helene Binet,

   

Bellad House / Khosla Associates

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Architects: Khosla Associates
Location: Hubli, , India
Design Team: Sandeep Khosla, Amaresh Anand, Praveena A., and Dhaval Shellugar
Photographs: Bharath Ramamrutham

   

Children’s Corner, Center for Rural Knowledge, Halwad / SABA

Children’s Corner

Architect: SABA
Location: Surendranagar district, ,
Photographs: Courtesy of SABA and Alex Nosakov