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The designers and engineers of KSM Architecture set out to design and build a new studio for themselves in the midst of the city's emerging commercial hub. An east facing plot of 380 sq.m with an existing 35 year old temple and four trees was chosen. Sripuram Colony, 1st Street  is quite typically an Indian street with a mixed land use.  The Container The building was envisaged as a simple two storeyed structure from the outside that does nothing more than act as a container. The scenario on the inside is completely different however, as 5 different levels are created on either side of a central void space acting as a contiguous link with the street in both a visual and sensory manner. These five levels house the principal designers, the architecture and the engineering studio, a library and a workshop. In addition to these, a cafeteria is located on the terrace level. The entire studio is covered by a roof spanning 10.70m that envelops the different functions as one single volume  View more View full description
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