Posts Tagged 'Mud Plasters'

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 – July 04-05 Rammed Earth Workshop – Hyderabad

A workshop organized by Ar. Pratyusha Viddam. Rammed Earth formwork was designed and fabricated by Pratyusha on design inputs from Jeremie Gaudin from madeinearth.in. It was attended by 12 participants, mainly architects and project managers from different firms in Hyderabad.

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Workshop – July 04-05 Rammed Earth Workshop – Hyderabad

A workshop organized by Ar. Pratyusha Viddam. Rammed Earth formwork was designed and fabricated by Pratyusha on design inputs from Jeremie Gaudin from madeinearth.in. It was attended by 12 participants, mainly architects and project managers from different firms in Hyderabad.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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