Aranya, 6 kilometres from Indore, will eventually house a total population of Ten houses, each with a courtyard at the back, form a cluster that opens onto a street. The site plan accommodates and integrates a variety of income groups. Aranya Low Cost Housing: Balkrishna Doshi: in Ahmedabad () and the Aranya Low Cost Housing in Indore (). The latter, arguably his best-known. The Aranya low-cost housing project in Indore. Doshi believes that a large part of Aranya’s success has been because instead of presenting.

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Those who opt to work for the poor need to rethink their roles; the numbers are overwhelming, the issues complex and the resources are very limited. Aranya Community Housing, Indore, India. We are very proud.

Low-cost housing needs dignity, says Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi

The Project site had black cotton soil prone to shrinking and swelling with moisture. One solution is to use land as a resource to produce housing for the urban poor, by allowing them access to it to build their homes.

Mosque of the Grand National Assembly. A rectilinear site of 86 hectares was designed to accommodate over dwellings, largely for the Weaker Economic Section. Master Jury statement Cycle home Award Home. The promise of a home is not a limited hope, but the sky becomes the limit.


Aranya Low Cost Housing

Pedestrian access was made easy. The jury found Aranya to be an innovative sites-and-services project that is particularly noteworthy for its effort to integrate families within a range of poor-to-modest incomes.

The Climate of Indore was effectively taken into account and a conducive living environment was achieved in Aranya. Vehicular access was limited to rectilinear and formal roads which were meter wide. What you need to find is how to create not separations but buffer zones, places where there is room for variation.

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Small diameter shallow piles with poured concrete was used, which made for very inexpensive foundation. When we were studying you could see that besides the situation of living there in absolute misery, people were also willing to challenge themselves to find a better way of life, and seeking to overcome the problems.

The Indore Development Authority initiated an affordable housing project for 60, people that would tackle this issue and at the same time be affordable to the government and urban poor.

Courtyards within houses, cul-de-sacs, public squares and small activity areas are sufficiently shaded by the adjacent buildings. The Piles were cross connected at plinth level through concrete beams on which regular load bearing masonry walls rested. Conceptualised by Indore Development Authority, the total built-up area of this society is 1 lakh sq mt, constructed at aranha cost of Rs million.

Model showing future development. Aerial view of phase one. Owners were free to use any material for the housihg and decoration of house. There is a common notion that low-cost housing cannot be comfortable or close to the city centre or offer a convenient lifestyle to the deprived class of the society. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.


Planning System Services Location: Pow Information Cycle News. Payment schemes, and a series of site and service options, reflect the financial resources of this mixed community. Loading comments… Trouble loading? The two openings on north and south permit natural light and cross ventilation. Order by newest oldest recommendations. However, Aranya Low-Cost Housing defeated all these presumed facts when it came into existence a few years back.

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Almost 58 per cent of hohsing total space was occupied for housing, 26 per cent for roads, 9 per cent for open spaces and 7 per cent for community and commercial facilities.

The total idea of conceiving this project was to improve and upgrade the existing slum area and provide around 6, residential plots of varying sizes starting from sq ft for economically weaker section to 4, sq ft for high-income groups. Arana Shell of Steel Housing.