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Kurian Philip Residence / Wallmakers

Home is a partnership between the creator and provider. The creator being the architect and provider, the client. Nothing was more important to make a building like Kurien's residence than this divine and sturdy partnership. Kurien Philip is a pastor residing on the backwater fields of Kerala, a small tropical state in India. Traditional homes were being replaced by modern concrete homes resembling matchboxes in an unfitting environment. This prompted the client to ask for something new. Emphasis was laid on climatic response and eco-friendliness and being 'Earthy'. His only request further was to save his antique furniture and water well which gives ample water throughout the summer.

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Architects: Wallmakers

Location: Thazhakara, India
Lead Architect: Vinu Daniel

Team Members: Archana Nambiar, Jincy Rajan, Bibu Behanan, Shobitha Jacob, Melvin Davis

Area: 201.0 m2

Project Year: 2015

Photographs: Anand Jaju

Masonry Contractors: P.S. Suresh ? Shivranjini Constructions, Pondicherry

Fabrication Team: Kunjumon James -J.K steels

Mep: Unni Krishnan

© Anand Jaju

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