Posts Tagged 'Vaults and Domes'

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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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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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 / 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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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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