Posts Tagged 'Adobe'

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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Houses of the indegenous people, San miguel Tlaxcaltepec, Amealco

We visited the zone of San miguel Tlaxcaltepec on 18th March 2017 with Grecia Jurado, Ricardo and their dog (I dont remember her name). Grecias Notes on the visit are here. San miguel Tlaxcaltepec is a quaint little village about

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Houses of the indegenous people, San miguel Tlaxcaltepec, Amealco

We visited the zone of San miguel Tlaxcaltepec on 18th March 2017 with Grecia Jurado, Ricardo and their dog (I dont remember her name). Grecias Notes on the visit are here. San miguel Tlaxcaltepec is a quaint little village about

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Taller de Bio construccion, Bovedas y Cupulas.

    Ven y aprende a hacer bovedas de adobe y tabique rojo para un baño seco, cupulas para hacer un temazcal. Imparte: Arq. Varun Thautam TEMARIO (80% practico, 20% teoría): -Introducción a la Bio-Construcción -Diseño de temazcales, baños secos y

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Taller de Bio construccion, Bovedas y Cupulas.

    Ven y aprende a hacer bovedas de adobe y tabique rojo para un baño seco, cupulas para hacer un temazcal. Imparte: Arq. Varun Thautam TEMARIO (80% practico, 20% teoría): -Introducción a la Bio-Construcción -Diseño de temazcales, baños secos y

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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 – July 01-04 Low cost Sustainable architecture workshop – Hyderabad

A 2 day workshop at Achayyapalli, Mana farms in collaboration with Eng. Srinivas T on the construction of a vault and starting of a dome. Attended by 35 participants, the purpose was to disseminate the ease of building with mud

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Workshop – July 01-04 Low cost Sustainable architecture workshop – Hyderabad

A 2 day workshop at Achayyapalli, Mana farms in collaboration with Eng. Srinivas T on the construction of a vault and starting of a dome. Attended by 35 participants, the purpose was to disseminate the ease of building with mud

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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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Workshop – June 13,14 and 20,21 – Adobes and Nubian vaults, Bangalore

June 13,14 and 20,21: Adobes and Nubian vaults, Bangalore Images coming soon!

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Workshop – June 13,14 and 20,21 – Adobes and Nubian vaults, Bangalore

June 13,14 and 20,21: Adobes and Nubian vaults, Bangalore Images coming soon!

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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 – May 2014 – Building Adobe Vaults and Domes

at Tirutthani – MARCH TO MAY 2014 A total of 15 days training program for a teams of masons at Thiruttani. Improving quality and standards of masonry. Preparation of site for the construction of vaults. Developing mud mortars. Masonry with arches,

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Workshop – May 2014 – Building Adobe Vaults and Domes

at Tirutthani – MARCH TO MAY 2014 A total of 15 days training program for a teams of masons at Thiruttani. Improving quality and standards of masonry. Preparation of site for the construction of vaults. Developing mud mortars. Masonry with arches,

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Workshop – June 2014 – Building with Cob and Adobe, Tiruttani, TN

Thirutthani – JUNE 2014 Weekend hands on workshop attended by 7 architecture students from various schools of architecture from South India. Theory of design with vaults and domes. Stabilization of arches. Cob and Adobe construction. Building a catenary vault with

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Workshop – June 2014 – Building with Cob and Adobe, Tiruttani, TN

Thirutthani – JUNE 2014 Weekend hands on workshop attended by 7 architecture students from various schools of architecture from South India. Theory of design with vaults and domes. Stabilization of arches. Cob and Adobe construction. Building a catenary vault with

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Thriving vernacular cob homes at Narayanapur village, Hyderabad

About 10 kms from the IKP knowledge park in Nalgonda, Telangana lies this quaint little village    Narayanapur. I just had to stop and spend some time walking around the small village to observe these beautifully layered walls of cob

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Thriving vernacular cob homes at Narayanapur village, Hyderabad

About 10 kms from the IKP knowledge park in Nalgonda, Telangana lies this quaint little village    Narayanapur. I just had to stop and spend some time walking around the small village to observe these beautifully layered walls of cob

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Adobe wall at San Sebastián Bernal, Queretaro, Mexico

(Jump to the bottom of the page to see the adobe wall you came here for, else read on). Last week, we visited a friend’s project being built of Bamboo at Bernal. The small town of under 3K inhabitants boasts of beautiful

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Adobe wall at San Sebastián Bernal, Queretaro, Mexico

(Jump to the bottom of the page to see the adobe wall you came here for, else read on). Last week, we visited a friend’s project being built of Bamboo at Bernal. The small town of under 3K inhabitants boasts of beautiful

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Brick making at Solana, Queretaro, Mexico

The search for a clayey soil to build with took us to Solana, a village of fired brick makers. Good to have the aquiantance of Mario who showed us his three blockyards and his kiln. I enjoyed sharing the blockyard images

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Brick making at Solana, Queretaro, Mexico

The search for a clayey soil to build with took us to Solana, a village of fired brick makers. Good to have the aquiantance of Mario who showed us his three blockyards and his kiln. I enjoyed sharing the blockyard images

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