A Journey To Begin With

(by Santosh Prabhu, Team MIE 2017) A kiosk in the middle of the Cubbon park… Something that’s simple, modular, a breeze to fabricate, assemble and at the same time, secure and solid. Amusingly, this was the brief we had in our hand, when we started our most personal project so far. To start with such […]

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Brick Kiln House

Residential  |  Community Row Housing  | Malur, Bangalore The brick kiln house was our first take on CSEB architecture, hours of puzzling over the bond patterns lead to each brick meticulously being laid out into what would be the model house for NSR Greenwoods. The sight of the brick kilns, omnipresent in the surrounding region […]

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The Indigo Lab

Denim Research & Design Studio in the state of the art denim factory | Shell Apparels Pvt Ltd, Bangalore ”Worn as the fabric of hard honest work, and as the expression of angry rebellion; used for the sails of Columbus’ ships in legend; and worn by American cowboys in fact.” A Denim Factory as our […]

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2016 Hands On Mud

Introducing Earth building at NIT,Trichy When you build with earth, you have to get your hands into it! Here are glimpses from a series of HANDS-ON workshops; introducing various earth building techniques to students of Architecture, at Archcult, National Institute of Technology, Trichy. The Diversity of Earth Architecture Earth is the oldest and has been […]

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2015 Creative Plasters : earth, lime, clay … and you

We are happy to announce a collaboration with Clay Station, Bangalore for the Creative Plasters Workshop. Clay Station is a space for the experienced, aspiring and recreational potter. We love earth, and so do they. Together we bring a workshop to explore with you, what we are most passionate about.   A plaster that breathes; […]

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Tadelakt, a Moroccan Marvel

There is a certain magic in working with natural materials, there is life in using earth and lime. There is a large palette to play with, but it was not until I learnt about Tadelakt, the Moroccan marvel technique, did I discover the pure class of craftsmanship in earth. There were almost twenty of us, […]

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We imagine a school, in Earth

“For us, it goes in circles, move and continue, and move and continue and keep moving.”– This brief from the team at Kashi Education Society came a long way in shaping our design process. We imagine children running, walking along walls, a casual finger trailing a texture or a motif along a wall, stopping to […]

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