Institute of design environment and architecture. INDUS UNIVERSITY, AHMEDABAD Email Id: email@example.com : firstname.lastname@example.org contact no: +9409391723
CONTENT HOUSING STUDIO (Communal housing - Ahmedabad)
PEOPLE AND PLACE STUDIO (Exhibition and weaving institute - Maheshwar)
MATERIALITY AND INSTITUTION STUDIO (Crematorium - Ahmedabad)
(Wooden joineries, Brick arches, Cseb, Mud, Paper tube, Stone, Bamboo joineries)
TECHNICAL DETAILS (Door detail, Toilet detail, Staircase detail)
RELATED STUDY PROJECT (Watering through yesteryears - Jaipur)
SKETCHES BASIC DESIGN
HOUSING STUDIO The studio was to design a housing for Lower-Middle income group of people. The brief was to provide 25% one generation houses, 25% three generation houses, 50% two generation houses. The site was situated near Thaltej lake, Ahmedabad. According to site context, the user group which would respond to the site where the vegetable and food vendors, who came from both nearby and far away to the main market of Thaltej, to sell their vegetables on daily basis.
Parking for laaris
So intent was to provide, them a housing which would help them to develop their community based on the daily activities of washing vegetables, cleaning, drying they are involved in, which would enhance their life in their own way.
PEOPLE AND PLACE STUDIO The studio was about understanding the people and context for developing a design. The brief was to design a weaving institute and an exhibition space for the promotion of the handloom of Maheshwar. The site was located near the Ghats of Narmada, with chowk in its front and temple cluster and houses on its side.The concern of the project was to display the process as an Exhibition part itself.
Documented maheshwar street (group work)
So the section is developed in a way that they both are visually connected through different levels without disturbing the privacy of workspace. Also, exhibition part is enhanced by allowing the natural light to enter the space
MATERIALITY AND INSTITUTION The studio was to design a crematorium at rancharda village, with main concern of material and light. A process started with charcoal sketches and few write-ups of the space and journey which could accommodate for the people coming there for cremation. Through which sense of material and light was explored. An abstract model was explored describing the quality of light forming.
Taking stone as a primary material and concrete as secondary, the spaces were planned in a way that journey was created for them with different qualities of light entering into the spaces according to different functions.
Paper log house - Paper tube (group work)
Brick arches (group work)
Wooden joinery (group work)
Vikas community - CSEB (group work)
Mud - spokes (group work)
Spanning bridge - design process (group work)
Tara house - stone (group work)
Bamboo joinery (group work)
Shyamal row house - toilet detail (group work)
Nett house - staircase detail (case study)
WATERING THROUGH YESTERYEARS Panna meena kund is located near anokhi museum at Jaipur- Amer road. The kund serves as a source for getting water, swimming or place for social meetings for people staying near-by. The place has a pattern of symmetrical stairs which leads you towards the water. The whole kund was measure drawn to understand the scale and proportion of water structure and itâ€™s relation to sky and ground. Shadow patterns were also studied to understand the kind of light received throughout the year.
Relation with ground
Relation with sky
Tripoid (1:1 scale)
Published on Mar 11, 2018