‘residence NEXT’ International Design Workshop

Courtesy of Indian Institute of Architects, Thrissur Center and The Architects Club, Thrissur

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.

Mezban Inverted Topography / Collaborative Architecture

© Lalita Tharani

Architect: Collaborative Architecture – Lalita Tharani + Mujib Ahmed
Location: , Kerala, India
Client: Mr.Mohamed, Hotel Asma Tower Calicut
Design Team: Lalita Tharani, Mujib Ahmed, Muneeb, Mazhar, Shaoukath, Vineeta Parekh
Project Date: July 2011
Photographs: Lalita Tharani

Attempt 01: Space Specific Installations / Lijo Jos and Reny Lijo

© Praveen Mohandas

Lijo Jos and Reny Lijo recently displayed their exhibition of “Space Specific Installations” in the Kerla Lalithakala Akademi Art Gallery of Kerala, . The architects filled the gallery with figures that intruded upon the space occupied by visitors and forced interactions between the work and the users of the space using a wide range of materials.  The exhibition ran from May4th-10th so if you missed it be sure to look through the gallery for images of Lijo Jos and ’s work after the break! Photographs by Praveen Mohandas.

Cliff House / Khosla Associates

© Bharath Ramamrutham, Courtesy of Khosla Associates

Architects : Khosla Associates
Location: Chowara, ,
Project Team: Sandeep Khosla, Amaresh Anand and Praveena A.
Client: Mike Manwaring
Structural Engineering: Manjunath & Co.
Landscaping: Hariyalee Consultants
Interior Design: Khosla Associates
Site Area: 4,046 sq m.
Built up Area: 1,397 sq m.
Photography: © Bharath Ramamrutham, Courtesy of Khosla Associates