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Stitching 2 Houses Together To Form The Hem House [Video]

October 3, 2022 HD Staff 0

The story of this project begins with two separate residences, located in the city of Muzaffarnagar in northern Uttar Pradesh, India. These two asymmetrical entities were to be expertly stitched together by the architectural team at Portal 92 to become one impressive 3400 square meter property. The Hem House refurbishment and redevelopment project was completed […]

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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features PMA Madhushala’s wavy brick-walled home

September 20, 2022 Rupert Bickersteth 0
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The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features PMA Madhushala’s Indian home, with a wavy, perforated wall of brick and stone. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! This week, the original material usage by the local practice on their family home project in Maval, India, was setting the agenda. Reinterpreting the courtyard house typology

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Play Architecture tops restaurant in India with undulating tiled roof

September 20, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Deva Dhare Resort Restaurant by Play Architecture

A wavy, tiled roof formed by intersecting catenary vaults shelters this lakeside restaurant, designed by Bangalore-based Play Architecture for the Deva Dhare Resort in Karnataka, India. Perched above a narrow stream on recycled steel stilts the structure, which has been shortlisted in the hospitality building category of Dezeen awards 2022, provides both internal and external

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PMA Madhushala wraps Indian home in perforated wall of brick and stone

September 15, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Exterior image of Gadi House and its waved brick facade

A screen of wavy, perforated brick and stone wraps a compact arrangement of volumes and courtyards at this home in Maval, India, designed by local practice PMA Madhushala. Reinterpreting the courtyard house typology common to the area, Gadi House, which has been shortlisted in the rural house category of Dezeen Awards 2022, was designed to create

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An Eclectic House With A Courtyard In Kerala, India

September 12, 2022 HD Staff 0

Designed for Noufal Charan, his wife, and three children, House of Noufal reflects its owners natural curiosity, open mindset, and love for traveling. The homeowners’ main desire was that their 242 square meter home should be unique, even weird, and packed with surprises. The team at 3dor Concepts combined modern architecture with traditional Kerala architecture […]

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“True architecture is life” says RIBA Royal Gold Medal-winner Balkrishna Doshi

July 29, 2022 Nat Barker 0
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Architecture should seek to respond to human behaviour and not dictate it, says this year’s RIBA Royal Gold Medal-winner Balkrishna Doshi in this interview. “Design is accommodating lifestyles, merging with them,” Doshi told Dezeen on a video call from his studio in Ahmedabad in western India. “I’m not really saying that this is measurable –

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Mud House by Sketch Design Studio takes cues from Rajasthan stepwells

July 22, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Exterior of Mud House by Sketch Design Studio

Sketch Design Studio has designed and built a farmhouse in northern India that combines rammed earth walls and a thatch roof with a form inspired by stepwells. Mud House is a single-storey house in Rajasthan, the state that is home to the largest and deepest of India’s historic stepwells. Locally based Sketch Design Studio designed

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Scalloped walls shade interior of family home in India by Sanjay Puri Architects

July 20, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Mirai House of Arches is a sculptural home in India that was designed by Sanjay Puri Architects

Scalloped walls finished in earth-coloured plaster wrap an airy interior filled with arches at this home in Bhilwara, India, designed by Mumbai-based studio Sanjay Puri Architects. Called Mirai House of Arches, the hosue was designed for three generations living together and is located on a small corner plot bordered by roads to the south and

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MVRDV repurposes neglected land beneath Mumbai flyover as public space

July 15, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Crawlspace at One Green Mile by MVRDV and StudioPOD

One Green Mile is a community landscape in Mumbai, India, which Dutch studio MVRDV and local practice StudioPOD have created from disused space beneath a concrete flyover. Located on an 800-metre stretch beneath the Senapati Bapat Marg flyover, the undulating landscape features extensive planting and bright blue urban furniture. The site, described by MVRDV as

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Vibrant colours define housing complex in India by Sanjay Puri Architects

July 13, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
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Boxy balconies and decorative recessed windows characterise this colourful housing complex in Raipur, India, by Sanjay Puri Architects, which was engineered to withstand its location’s hot climate. Called Shree Town, the project is a cluster of vibrant apartment buildings designed in pink, blue, orange and peach concrete by the Mumbai-based firm. The residential complex is

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