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Innovative architectural projects in India


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Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or other structures. The reconfiguration of an existing product to improvise on its purpose and impact created in the surrounding is called collectively referred to as architectural innovations. Architecture is one field where constant changes happen with a probable rising demand in adapting to the new norms and strategies. Innovations in the architecture of any said particular entity determine their progress, ambition, success rate, and much more. India is no behind in terms of design and its execution, Indian architects are in fact blessed to have epic examples to learn from and execute the best with the help of technological aspects.


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In this blog, we shall look at some of the innovative architectural projects in the country.


1. Residence 1065


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Residence 1065 in the city of Chandigarh owes the urban center's orderliness to the renowned architect Le Corbusier as he visioned the city layout on his visit to India. The Residence 1065 by Studio Charged Voids represents the modernist cue in the city.


2. House on a stream


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The House on a stream designed by the Mumbai architecture firm "Architecture Brio" is a weekend retreat near the town of Alibaug. This design and construction are considered in the history of architecture. The design of this residential retreat assured to involve nature to the finest extend without obstructing the flow of the stream that passes through the center part. This absolutely lovely design has bagged in numerous awards too.


3. Kurien Philip Residence


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Kurien Philip Residence designed by the Wallmarker group of architects is known for the material innovation and great eye for the details. The residence located at Thazhakkara has made use of sinusoidal walls by using Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks without reinforcing the vault structure. This small technique allows the flushing in of wind and creating beautiful triangular openings with an appropriate partial closing for obstructing trespassers' view to the interior.


4. Brick Klin House


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Brick Klin house was designed by SPASM architects in the year 2011 which is located in the small village of Munavali, close to the town of Alibaug. The cutting of all the rooms with two openings supported easy cross-ventilation. High involvement of nature can be witnessed in this design making it admired by numerous. The usage of red earthen brick keeps the interior spaces favorably cool.


5. Mumbai Artist Retreat


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Mumbai Artist Retreat designed by the "Architecture Brio" aimed at bringing together art, ecology, society, and more. People from diverse backgrounds were brought in together for the engagement of numerous artistic variations and the same was expected as an output from the project. The retreat space is divided into three, a workshop area, a space for short-term residents, and a long-term accommodation area. Principles of sustainability, resilience, and flexibility were incorporated into the project.


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