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. However, Aranya Low-Cost Housing defeated all these presumed facts when it came into existence a few years back. Designed by the award-winning architect, Balkrishna Doshi, Aranya Low-Cost Housing is everything that a buyer could wish for. Conceptualised by Indore Development Authority, the total built-up area of this society is 1 lakh sq mt, constructed at a cost of Rs million. 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.
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Published on May 7, A case study on Aranya Community Housing, Indore. Designed by renowned Indian architect B. SlideShare Explore Search You. Submit Search. Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime. Aranya Community Housing. Upcoming SlideShare. Like this presentation? Why not share! Embed Size px. Start on. Show related SlideShares at end. WordPress Shortcode. Khushboo Sood , Architect Designer Follow. Published in: Design , Technology , Real Estate.
Full Name Comment goes here. Are you sure you want to Yes No. Show More. Da Numaan Khan. Vidhi Joshi. Shivani Sisodia. No Downloads. Views Total views. Actions Shares. Embeds 0 No embeds. No notes for slide. Aranya Community Housing 1. This approach was unsuitable as it took too long to build a complete house; the price of a complete house being too high for the lower income people and only a few units could be built with the available resources.
As a result, public authorities resorted to two new approaches to housing. First, improving and upgrading the slum area, and, secondly, providing services sites for new housing developments. Aranya Nagar, a township of 85 hectares, was a planned site, service and core units for a new housing development of some 6, dwellings.
Traditional settlements have multiple and mixed land use. Small shops operated within the congested area. Most of the recent growth has been along the Delhi- Bombay highway, which runs through the city in the north-south direction. Joshi, S. This was a focus on the six sectors converging with a centrifugal-like force.
Conversely, the CBD sent out its tentacles through the staggered open spaces into the sectors. This was a mixed-use zone with a five storey building. An important feature of the Indian home, at the service space between house, community spaces and the cul-de-sac. The street corner spaces are formed by the alternating arrangement of the road, the green space, and the pedestrian pathway A verandah or house extension helped in expanding the small EWS houses and enhanced the space quality.
Permissible house extensions such as platforms, porches, and open stairs were built which created an interesting street character. House form variations; users have the flexibility to choose how they wish to design their spaces. The courtyard at the back opened into the open space of the cluster and was used as a play area and service area; trees and multi-use platforms were added. Freehand sketches by the architect.
Final stage of incremental housing. There were 6, plots divided into eleven types in the scheme depending upon the income level and plot sizes. Plot sizes ranged from Service slots also become useful play areas for children, neighborly interaction space and visual pause BAs shown in option 1 the conventional method of placing the toilet in front goes against cultural and aesthetic priorities and manages to connect eight toilets to one manhole with sewerage line on every street.
As in option 2, 3 and 4 toilets in the back create maintenance related problems Presented by: Khushboo Sood B. Arch, 4th Sem. You just clipped your first slide! Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later. Now customize the name of a clipboard to store your clips. Visibility Others can see my Clipboard. Cancel Save.
Demonstration houses and masterplan for Aranya Community
Aranya, 6 kilometres from Indore, will eventually house a total population of 60, in dwellings, on a net planning area of 85 hectares. Their size and organization incorporates all the neighborhood facilities in appropriate quantities to sustain community life. The formal street network draws the vehicular traffic outward to the perimeter road while pedestrian traffic on informal pathways and open space network flows in the opposite direction achieving clear and safe segregation of slow and fast moving traffic. Non-rectilinear alignment of streets with varying widths, bends and widening are provided to accommodate range of spontaneous human activities. The hierarchy of commercial activities coincides with street hierarchy. Formal commercial outlets are along major arterial roads while informal shopping areas occur along narrow streets and open spaces throughout the settlement.
Aranya, 6 kilometres from Indore, will eventually house a total population of 60, in dwellings, on a net planning area of 85 hectares. The master plan, prepared by the Vastu-Shilpa Foundation in , is designed around a central spine comprising the business district. Six sectors, each with populations of ,, lie to the east and west of the spine and are diagonally bisected by linear parks. Ten houses, each with a courtyard at the back, form a cluster that opens onto a street. Internal streets and squares are paved.
Indore , India. Aranya Community Housing Indore , India. Recipient of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in Aranya, 6 kilometres from Indore, will eventually house a total population of 60, in dwellings, on a net planning area of 85 hectares. The master plan, prepared by the Vastu-Shilpa Foundation in , is designed around a central spine comprising the business district. Six sectors, each with populations of ,, lie to the east and west of the spine and are diagonally bisected by linear parks.