INSTITUTE OF INDOLOGY

•ARCHITECT- B.V.DOSHI •LOCATION-AHMEDABAD •PERIOD- 1957-62 •CLIMATE – MODERATE CLIMATE •AREA – 3.7 hectare •STYLE – CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE

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Indology includes the study of Sanskrit literature and Hinduism along with the other Indian religions. its politics and sociology. the latter on contemporary India. history and cultures of Indian subcontinent(most specifically including the modern day states of India.Jainism.Bangladesh and Pakistan).WHAT IS INDOLOGY??? •Indology is the academic study of the languages and literature. the former more focussed on Sanskrit and other ancient language sources. and Sikhism.Sri Lanka. .Buddhism and Pali literature. Some scholars distinguish Classical Indology from Modern Indology. •Specifically.Dravidology is a branch dedicated to Dravidian languages of South India.and as such a subset of Asian studies.

ENTRANCE •ONE OF DOSHI’S EARLY AFFINITY FOR LE CORBUSIER •HOUSES A COLLECTION ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT •LINEAR BUILDING THAT STRETCHES ACROSS THE SITE TO PRESENT A LONG FAÇADE •BUILDING PARTIALLY RECESSED INTO GROUND •STEPS CONNECT THE STREET TO THE BUILDING .

•RAISED PLINTH OF A JAIN APASHRAYA IN AHMEDABAD •INTERGRATION OF JAIN TYPOLOGY. VERNACULAR TECHNIQUE OF EARTH BERMING AND CROSS VENTILATION OF LE CORBUSIER .

•ADDED THE SOUTHERN EDGE OF THE SITE. •GARDEN – COOL AIR IS RETAINED BY THE SURFACE AREA OF THE PLANTS AND GRASS IN THE GARDEN • ATRIUM IS ENTERED THROUGH A WIDE LEAF DOOR. .BEHIND THE EXISTING BUILDING SEPARATED BY A PAVED COURTYARD – ACCELERATES CONVECTIVE COOLING . AKIN TO THE WALL THAT MAY BE OPENED TO ALLOW AIR.

•SCREENING EFFECT ON THE SOUTH FAÇADE •EXTRAPOLATED THE BEST FRON CHANDIGARH AND MADE IT MORE HUMAN AND REALISTIC DEVIATE FROM THE STRUCTURAL MODULE TO FOE EXPANSION JOINT MAKE DOSHI IDEALISTIC AND PRAGMATIC WHICH MAKES HIS PARADIGM .

• CONCRETE WAS NOT GOOD FOR GUJRAT. AS IT WAS HOT AND HUMID • WHICH MADE HIM SEARCH FOR NEW SOLUTIONS • HE BELIEVES IN LEARNING FROM PAST RATHER THAN SIMPLY REPEATING. .

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