I was recently asked by a local business, the Kamakura Seigado, to photograph the interior of their store. The owner Mrs. Minami wanted some new images for her website and other promotional materials, and I was happy to oblige. The building and interior of her shop was designed by a well-known Japanese…Continue
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This villa at Manpakkam is formed by simple planar geometry and varying levels of Residence.
The clear defined masses and a well delineated geometry of the building gives it a grand facade and an effective system for low building maintainance too.
Location: Chennai, IN
My Role: Chief Architect…
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This “VILLA” at Manapakkam is formed by simple planar geometry and varying levels combining office with a residence.The residence is designed for a family of five, giving a contemporary look.
The clarity were the paramount for the design mass and good integration with the landscape.
Entering the house is the foyer with the flight of steps taking to the raised living. The huge living, dining with double heights extends from front to the rear…
My friend ,Dr.Saghadevan wanted to do a electric crematorium at Erode and reached us for our architectural consultancy . We, at Murali Architects , took it up as a very serious effort and did it as free cosultancy without charging.
We felt that the dead requires a better respect than the ones that is been offered at present electric crematoriums.
we created series of pyramids and mandapams on the banks of the river cauvery which will create the…
Added by Murali Murugan on September 26, 2013 at 10:56pm — No Comments
Residential flats for Mrs.vijaya and family at Chamiers Road, boat club, Chennai.…
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Water when combined with architecture, the interplay created by means of fluid and solid planes adds an extra dimension to the building making it extraordinary.
“THE FLOATING CUBE” at Neelangarai is a guest house Indian base American client, evolved with the idea of ‘maze and puzzle’ by means of levels and projections creating an ‘awe’ in the minds of the user.
Designed with an eye on nature and a nod to chic urban influences,the projecting balconies in…
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Dr.Shanthi wanted to live in a peaceful and quiet place in the busy, crowded and environmentally abused industrial town , Tirupur, near Coimbatore in TamilNadu.
She along with her sister chosen two properties in a gated community for middle income group.
She wanted a house which will take care of her family needs and accommodate her parents and in laws when they become very aged.
This multi courtyard will cater to Shanthi Gopu, Dr.Gopu and their teen…
Added by Murali Murugan on September 26, 2013 at 5:21am — No Comments
Abstract, geometric, angular, twisted with rough and smooth surfaces
a house that will trigger curiosity and intrigue.
House that has variations in terms of light and shade , colour, form, etc.
This residence at Indira Nagar for a family of six, contains many levels with a swimming pool at the terrace, shuttle court, sauna, jacuzzi and other facilities.
Attempt to create spaces that will serve multiple functions using…
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Tokyo was announced as the host of the 2020 Olympics by the International Olympic Comitee (IOC). Zaha Hadid's design is to become the Olympic stadium.
The Tokyo Sports Council has highligthed the Zaha Hadid Architects proposal as an "innovative and liquid design, that expresses the adequate dynamism for sports activities."
Let's enjoy some architectrual renderings of Zaha…
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This building located in a small urban property at the heart of Raja annamalaipuram is an effort to give the hospital building a urban façade with the integration of landscape at various levels.
The building has integrated an inviting landscape with a small plaza in the front for patients and children. The building is a functional one with greater sense of detailing given to medical and research activities.
Aluminium composite panels, plastered walls and glass surfaces merges with…
Added by Murali Murugan on September 26, 2013 at 12:39am — No Comments
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The Dear Ginza Building is designed to catch the attention of passersby in an effort to draw them inside. The work of Amano Design Office, the textured double-skin facade draws its forms from the natural…Continue
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Social Network Specificity
How can there possibly be five networks you don’t know about or aren’t using? It may simply be that these networks are so niche specific, you would have no reason to know of their existence. With so many users and so much specific content targeted at specialised audiences globally, there are social networks that cater to almost every interest, hobby or profession you can think of. For me, I’m talking about architecture,…Continue
Added by Jeremy Segal on September 24, 2013 at 3:06am — No Comments
The Zafra-Uceda House is located in Aranjuez in Madrid, and is the work of NO.MAD Arquitectos. Subtractions from the 320 square-meter form deliberately frame the mountains, the old city, and the river. Set…Continue
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A modern young couple with two children wanted a house in contemporary style on a One Ground (2400 sq ft) plot at the busy area of Adyar in Chennai city.
In urban towns, the land area available is very less and the norms of construction are very rigid. So, people are forced to leave 50% of the plot free of construction to satisfy the rules.
In order to increase the sense of spatial living, an attempt to utilize the vertical space by the means of double / triple heights,…Continue
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Two Danish architects, Mateusz Mastalski and Ole Robin Storjohann, won the annual New Vision of the Loft 2 design award,…Continue
Added by Springer on September 18, 2013 at 12:33pm — No Comments
Here is a quick video of a new smaller sized printed portfolio featuring a selection of my architectural work. I'm very happy with the way it turned out. The cover material is thick and heavy along with the paper used. And the overall dimensions of the book work well with the images I've…Continue
Added by Jeremy Segal on September 16, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments