Projects

Workshop – Cuckoo School, 6-15 July 2015

June 7th, 2015. It has been more than 20 months now.. I remember the day very well! There was a sudden sense of calmness when I first visited Cuckoo. Seemed like another world. Life here was at nature´s pace. This is

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Workshop – Cuckoo School, 6-15 July 2015

June 7th, 2015. It has been more than 20 months now.. I remember the day very well! There was a sudden sense of calmness when I first visited Cuckoo. Seemed like another world. Life here was at nature´s pace. This is

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Cuckoo School, Javadhu Hills, India

A life-changing experience! a workhsop – project with 50+ volunteers working for about 10 days or more. This is a project in collaboration with Jeremie Gaudin and Shruthi Ramakrishna from madeinearth.in. Also huge credits go to participant, Agnimitra Bachi for continuing the project

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Cuckoo School, Javadhu Hills, India

A life-changing experience! a workhsop – project with 50+ volunteers working for about 10 days or more. This is a project in collaboration with Jeremie Gaudin and Shruthi Ramakrishna from madeinearth.in. Also huge credits go to participant, Agnimitra Bachi for continuing the project

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Mana Farms, Hyderabad

Ongoing Project at Mana Farms, a continuation of the structure that was started at the workshop  on low cost sustainable architecture. The walls are partly adobes, sun dried, un-stabilized and built with mud mortar. The dome is one of the first

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Mana Farms, Hyderabad

Ongoing Project at Mana Farms, a continuation of the structure that was started at the workshop  on low cost sustainable architecture. The walls are partly adobes, sun dried, un-stabilized and built with mud mortar. The dome is one of the first

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Workshop – June 2015 – Adobe Vaulting a Chocolate Factory

Priya Joseph, an architect and  teacher from Bangalore happened to visit the nunnery,  Shanti Nilaya near Byrathi, Bangalore. The nuns ran a small self sufficient establishment and made their living by making candles and chocolates. Their workspace was a converted cow

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Workshop – June 2015 – Adobe Vaulting a Chocolate Factory

Priya Joseph, an architect and  teacher from Bangalore happened to visit the nunnery,  Shanti Nilaya near Byrathi, Bangalore. The nuns ran a small self sufficient establishment and made their living by making candles and chocolates. Their workspace was a converted cow

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Srinis Adobe Residence, Mysore

When a site of 60′ x 40′ is available, and one wants to maximize planting and garden area.. as well as build at a tight budget, I took the choice of reducing the building footprint to the minimum. A combination

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Srinis Adobe Residence, Mysore

When a site of 60′ x 40′ is available, and one wants to maximize planting and garden area.. as well as build at a tight budget, I took the choice of reducing the building footprint to the minimum. A combination

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Workshop / Project / Travel – Building with curves – Co-op Forest, Nekkundhi

Piyush Manush and his team from Co-op Forest organized a workshop for 180 kids from local schools along with the mentoring NGO Vazhai, and resident and working families at Co-op Forest. As a part of this workshop, we (mom, dad, my brother

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Workshop / Project / Travel – Building with curves – Co-op Forest, Nekkundhi

Piyush Manush and his team from Co-op Forest organized a workshop for 180 kids from local schools along with the mentoring NGO Vazhai, and resident and working families at Co-op Forest. As a part of this workshop, we (mom, dad, my brother

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Temazcal at Xalapa, Mexico

Built mainly as a workshop for Ojtli Centro Sustenable, in Banderilla , Xalapa, Mexico. an area of rainfall more than 300 days of the year, building with Adobes is a challenge. Concrete blocks were used to build the small dome

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Temazcal at Xalapa, Mexico

Built mainly as a workshop for Ojtli Centro Sustenable, in Banderilla , Xalapa, Mexico. an area of rainfall more than 300 days of the year, building with Adobes is a challenge. Concrete blocks were used to build the small dome

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Home Sweet Home, Yelahanka, Bangalore

Bangalore 2008-2009 Architect´s parents home built out of rammed earth. Rainwater harvesting (capacity of 20000 l off grid), Dewats System (Off Grid) , Solar water heating, Natural ventilation (Stack, No fans, No AC), Natural Lighting (Skylights). 30% of site restored

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Home Sweet Home, Yelahanka, Bangalore

Bangalore 2008-2009 Architect´s parents home built out of rammed earth. Rainwater harvesting (capacity of 20000 l off grid), Dewats System (Off Grid) , Solar water heating, Natural ventilation (Stack, No fans, No AC), Natural Lighting (Skylights). 30% of site restored

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Prakruthi

Bangalore 2009-2010 This project began with a slow start with the architect training a construction team on their first rammed earth experience. Stone masonry with ample exposed concrete help the load bearing structure to a height of 33′ 0″ using

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Prakruthi

Bangalore 2009-2010 This project began with a slow start with the architect training a construction team on their first rammed earth experience. Stone masonry with ample exposed concrete help the load bearing structure to a height of 33′ 0″ using

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Urban Infill housing

Bangalore – 2009-2010 It gave the architect an opportunity to showcase rammed earth in a densely populated urban setting. With a few weeks of training and student workshop the team begain to comfortably build with rammed earth. We visited the

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Urban Infill housing

Bangalore – 2009-2010 It gave the architect an opportunity to showcase rammed earth in a densely populated urban setting. With a few weeks of training and student workshop the team begain to comfortably build with rammed earth. We visited the

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Adityas farmhouse

Tirutthani – Completed A lot can be achieved with a hands on, brave, risk taking young client who understands the visions of an architect. Aditya approached me seeking help to build his farmhouse – home that he would set himself up

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Adityas farmhouse

Tirutthani – Completed A lot can be achieved with a hands on, brave, risk taking young client who understands the visions of an architect. Aditya approached me seeking help to build his farmhouse – home that he would set himself up

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Dr Siddappas Residence

Bangalore – Under Construction An experimental home of a kind, to be built near Amruthahalli, Bangalore. Adobes are cost effective, environmentally friendly and very easy to use in the set paradigms of conventional construction by replacing fired bricks. So a

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Dr Siddappas Residence

Bangalore – Under Construction An experimental home of a kind, to be built near Amruthahalli, Bangalore. Adobes are cost effective, environmentally friendly and very easy to use in the set paradigms of conventional construction by replacing fired bricks. So a

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