Raise | India Homes 2020

Project Type | Competition Entry

Status | Entry Submitted

Project Team | Hardik Pandit, Geeta Pandit

Model ViewVisual transparency achieved through flexible spaces

Elevation 01Materiality

Project Note | We live in denser cities yet we aspire for a natural, greener environment. Like any other sprawling city of India, the importance of sub-urban living cannot be underestimated. Ahmedabad is one of the city of India were the sprawl is dominated by the aspiration of people to have a bungalow type house.

In its experimental conceptual stage there were two proposals drafted on two simple concepts. Typology 1 looked at an outward looking sub-urban house with services and courtyard taking more centric placement. This led to open up the periphery to blend and respond to its natural surrounding. Typology 2 looked at an inward looking urban house, with services and private spaces are tucked at the rear while public spaces of the house enjoyed spatial relationship with the courtyard.

Model View 2Fixed structure able to achieve flexible spaces

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