2018 Wattle & Daub

A building technique that beautifully illustrates the flexibility, ease of production and adaptability of earth architecture; Wattle and daub is a traditional building method that is peeking into one of our projects at Sadashivanagar, Bangalore. So if you are curious about earth construction, about wattle and daub, about natural plasters, in for some fun with […]

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An Electropop Ballet

A choreography of natural materials for the interiors of Aditi Organics Office in Bangalore, India The site was a 3000 sft empty shell on the first floor of another concrete building in Bangalore city. Walled on three sides, with structural glazing to the west, it overlooks the beautiful canopies of Gulmohar trees together with the […]

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2016 – JJ Maternity Hospital

“The patient should feel like being in a temple, an Aayalam”, Dr.Jayanthi told us, “the hospital should be earthy and calm. A center for healing and birth. Something that can serve as a landmark for both medicine and architecture.” These are the words with which we are working towards building an out-patient unit for a […]

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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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