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ANANT RAJE

LIFE & TIME
Born : Mumbai, India 26 September 1929 - 27June 2009

Education:
1954 – Graduate in architecture- Sir J.J.School of Architecture Mumbai 1955 – Appointed associate member of Indian Institute of Architects
1956

– Appointed associate member of Royal Institute of British Architects

1979 – Member of Council of Architects , New Delhi 12/14/12

1993: Awarded SABURAO MHATRE GOLD MEDAL for his contributions to the profession of architecture 12/14/12 .PROFESSION AND AWARDS Profession : 1964 –Joined Pr. Ahmedabad Awards: 1987: Honoured the distinguish professor award . 1990: Architect of the year award by J .A.U. 1974 – Started his independent practice in Ahmedabad Involved in teaching for nearly 25 years in School of Architecture . Cement for IIFM. 1992: Won two awards for IIFM & Office Building . J . Khan in Philadelphia .S. Bhopal by JIIA . Louis I.

traditional aspects etc. climate .PHILOSOPHY § Strongly feels that post independence architecture in India was triggered by architects like Louis Khan & LE Corbusier who were not architects and thus do not refer our traditional values. streets or open spaces . economy in structure design .” § § § § 12/14/12 . Prefers more open spaces as most activities in the country are performed in courtyards . Very much concerned to issues like economy. Working in hot dry climate he realized that open planning not only achieves economy in space utilization . economy in overall building expenditure but a meaningful solution to building in such a climate–he thus preferred open planning. He said “An architect possesses a strong conviction of theory and design.

UNPLASTERED CONCRETE WORK. USED EXPOSED BRICK WALL.ATTITUDE TOWARDS ELEVATION § USED OF MORE VAULTED OPENINGS ANDROOFS. GRID PANEL FINISH. § § § § § 12/14/12 . USES RECESSES IN WINDOWS WHICH ARE USEFUL IN CLIMATES LIKE HOT & DRY (IN WHICH HE DID MAXIMUM WORK). ALL HEIGHTS OF BUILDINGS ARE DECIDEDBY NUMBER OF BRICK COURSES FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. STONEWALL.

M.PROJECTS: Management Development Center § Place: Ahmedabad Year: 1982 Client: I. This is the last important element to beaded to the LOUIS I KAHN campus for the IIM. Play of light on fair faced concrete is exploited originally. The architect has shown due respect for that powerful context by using KAHN”S brick vocabulary .I. Two wings of guestrooms extend from the teaching block to complete the long sides of quadrangle 12/14/12 § § § § § . The complex is organized around a landscaped court .

Main court of MDC 12/14/12 Classroom at MDC .

Section Plan 12/14/12 .

Plan attempts to create a sea of community without contradicting the students feeling of being independent. Institutions are self contained entities who’s growth is nurtured by a process of self renewal through various stages of their development.I. M. 12/14/12 . Area: 650000 Sq. F. meters § § § § Concept : The design of the institute was inspired by the concept of continuity.Indian Institute of Forest Management § Place: Bhopal Year: 1989 Client: I.

a kitchen . a library . Dormitories face lake and are located at the southern tip of the complex. Academic Complex : Living Zone : Consists of student’s dormitories . an auditorium . Openings : Openings are recessed into shadow pockets which become the dominant feature controlling and directing scale and proportion throughout the building.Planning : Court surrounded by classrooms . dining areas and a apace for meetings.Library building being four storeyed serves as the focal point of the academic complex. a seminar room . 12/14/12 .

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Areas around openings are in rough Kota stone and slate of bluish green and purple hues. RCC is used for internal structure. Lintels are standardized and are left with exposed concrete surfaces. Remaining part of external masonry retaining walls are used with stone washed grit.MATERIAL & TECHNOLOGY § Entire campus is of brick masonry. § § § § 12/14/12 .

On second floor there are three bedrooms & a spacious terrace for outdoor gathering & sleeping ELEVATIONAL FEATURES Arched lintels over recessed openings control and directs scale & proportions of the buildings external finish . Unplastered concrete is 12/14/12 used. . On first floor there is a living room. dining. a bedroom.Residence for Shree Kanubhai Patel Place : Ahmedabad Year:1987 Client: Shree Kanubhai Patel Planning features The house is designed on two floors. servants room. Deep verandahs are for proper ventilation and sun shading. kitchen.

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THANK YOU BY. MARIA IRSHAD ROLL NO:47 SECTION B V SEM 12/14/12 .