Posts Tagged 'Farmhouse'

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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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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Training to build Nubian Vaults, Co-op Forest, Nekkundhi

A day and a half training with the working families at Co-op Forest. It took them very little time to understand and grasp the nuances of Vaulting. Over a day and a half of training, about 2′ of vaulting was

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Training to build Nubian Vaults, Co-op Forest, Nekkundhi

A day and a half training with the working families at Co-op Forest. It took them very little time to understand and grasp the nuances of Vaulting. Over a day and a half of training, about 2′ of vaulting was

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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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Workshop – March 2015 – Arches, vaults and domes, Xalapa, Mexico

mainly as a workshop for Ojtli Centro Sustenable, in Banderilla , Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico A 2 weekend hands on workshop for a group of 14 architects to build with Arches, vaults and domes without formwork. The complete structure was built

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Workshop – March 2015 – Arches, vaults and domes, Xalapa, Mexico

mainly as a workshop for Ojtli Centro Sustenable, in Banderilla , Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico A 2 weekend hands on workshop for a group of 14 architects to build with Arches, vaults and domes without formwork. The complete structure was built

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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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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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Wattle and Daub at Jalpan, La Sierra Gorda, Queretaro, Mexico

Simple easy fast construction. Expansion of a family home at La Casita Ecologia. The simplicity and beauty is quite evident in the following pictures. A detailed post on the nitty gritties will come up on my next trip to La

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Wattle and Daub at Jalpan, La Sierra Gorda, Queretaro, Mexico

Simple easy fast construction. Expansion of a family home at La Casita Ecologia. The simplicity and beauty is quite evident in the following pictures. A detailed post on the nitty gritties will come up on my next trip to La

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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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