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1/18 Housing / Studio Organon

1/18 Housing / Studio Organon

© Saurabh Dakshini © Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt © Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt © Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt + 24

Residential  · 
New Delhi, India
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Studio Organon
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    6900.0 ft2
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2017
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Autodesk, Decon Lighting Private Limited, Duravit, Jindal Mechno Bricks Private Limited, Legrand, Plantag Coatings India Retails Pvt.Ltd.
  • Lead Architects

    Saurabh Dakshini
  • Photographs

  • Engineering

    Manjunath & Co.
  • Consultants

    Lighting – Decon Lighting Pvt. Ltd.
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© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt

Text description provided by the architects. A teacher who wanted to convert her existing family home into a multi-generation home to accommodate their growing needs, commissioned the residence. This was an interesting project for the Studio as it was an observation on Delhi’s common builder floor homes. The resultant was thus two independent apartments spread over four floors.

© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt
Exploded Axonometric View
Exploded Axonometric View
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt

The material palette came from the original building made in exposed brick & concrete accentuated with timber paneling. Our adaptation of the same was done using exposed concrete and readily available ECO-Bricks made using brick industry residue for the walls and polished red sandstone for the floors. The use of wood through out the building breathes life into the otherwise pale palette, enabling visual connectivity between the spaces.

© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt
2nd floor plan
2nd floor plan
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt

Few of the salient features of the project are defined below: Retaining the site foliage; A warm color palette designed and manifested from true appearance of materials; Intervening the typical longitudinal building volumes of cookie cutter homes with light shafts for ventilation and light; Countering the contrasting harsh summer sun and somber winter daylight with thoughtfully designed and placed passive solar shading devices.

© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt

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Address: Sarvapriya Vihar, New Delhi, India

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Cite: "1/18 Housing / Studio Organon" 03 May 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/916158/1-18-housing-studio-organon/> ISSN 0719-8884
© Reni Van Den Brandt from Wortmann & Brandt

1/18住宅,适合多代人居住的公寓改造 / Studio Organon

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