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Akshaya 27 Office Building / Sanjay Puri Architects

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India's New Parametric Temple to Reinterpret Vernacular Design in Koppur

Architecture and research firm rat[LAB] Studio and Shilpa Architects have designed a new temple in Koppur that reinterprets India's vernacular through parametric design. Called the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, the project is located on the outskirts of Chennai on an 11 acre site at the epicenter of a 338 acre masterplan. The design features an 11 sided polygon (hendecagon), articulated as a three-dimensional polyhedron.

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Villa in Chennai / Inventarchitects

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Chennai, India

KSM Architecture Studio / KSM Architecture

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Chennai, India
  • Architects: KSM Architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  360
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: GEZE, Mitsubishi Electric, Gazel & Facade ONE

Thoughtful Cooling and Building Energy Modelling Workshop for Architects in Chennai

This one-of-a-kind 3-day workshop on 'Thoughtful Cooling' is happening at Chennai on the 2nd to 4th of September for practicing architects. The workshop enables a deep understanding of the principles and practical application methods of Building Physics, Passive Design Interventions, Sustainable Cooling Technologies and Building Energy Modeling.

DupleXS / architectureRED

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Chennai, India

Vishranthi Office / KSM Architecture

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Chettinad Health City Auditorium / Morphogenesis

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Chennai, India
  • Architects: Morphogenesis
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  5518
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2010

Housing Proposal for Design Against the Elements / Triple O Studio

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Courtesy of Triple O Studio

This housing project proposal for Design Against the Elements comes from Triple O Studio in India. It reflects on the scales of the contextual architecture by providing radical innovations in building methods, yet retaining a sensitivity to the context in the spatial organization of the project.

More on this project after the break.

Globevill Office / architectureRED

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