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Boat Club Apartments, at Chennai, India, by SJK Architects

Boat Club Apartments, at Chennai, India, by SJK Architects

Chennai is hot, dusty and mosquito-ridden – said Viju Mahtaney in his brief for luxury apartments in the posh Boat Club road neighborhood. A testament to urbanization in India today. Chennai has a river that is clogged with sewage that breeds mosquitoes. Traffic and construction create unending dust and pollution – and buzzing entrepreneurship needs neighborhoods like Boat Club Road to attract the talent and investment that churns the wheels of the city. – SJK Architects

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Anand Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Anand Residence, at Chennai, by Murali Architects

A modern young couple with two children wanted a house in contemporary style on a One Ground (2400 sq ft) plot at the busy area of Adyar in Chennai city. In urban towns, the land area available is very less and the norms of construction are very rigid. So, people are forced to leave 50% of the plot free of construction to satisfy the rules. – Murali architects

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Arunagiri Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Arunagiri Residence, at Chennai, by Murali Architects

Water when combined with architecture, the interplay created by means of fluid and solid planes adds an extra dimension to the building making it extraordinary. “THE FLOATING CUBE” at Neelangarai is a guest house Indian base American client, evolved with the idea of ‘maze and puzzle’ by means of levels and projections creating an ‘awe’ in the minds of the user. – Murali Architects

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MERF at Chennai by Murali Architects

MERF, at Chennai, by Murali Architects

This building located in a small urban property at the heart of Raja annamalaipuram is an effort to give the hospital building a urban façade with the integration of landscape at various levels. The building has integrated an inviting landscape with a small plaza in the front for patients and children. – Murali Architects

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3G House at Chennai by Murali Architects

3G House at Chennai by Murali Architects

This residence located at t.Nagar is the free wheeling layout that responds to the site by giving each room with a view – a distinct character. Catering to the large family, the central common area the living / dining and family living forming a dynamic focus for the house with double height spaces and spatial drama.

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Vasuki Rajagopal Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Vasuki Rajagopal Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

This “VILLA” at Manapakkam is formed by simple planar geometry and varying levels combining office with a residence.The residence is designed for a family of five, giving a contemporary look. The clarity were the paramount for the design mass and good integration with the landscape. Entering the house is the foyer with the flight of steps taking to the raised living.

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Crescent School of Architecture, Chennai, by architectureRED

Crescent School of Architecture, Chennai by architectureRED

The Crescent School of Architecture occupies a relatively small lot of the 60-acre university campus, in Vandalur, Chennai. The project brief envisioned studio spaces along with lecture halls and administration areas – which we chose to augment with necessary ‘de-programmed’ spaces for collective working and gathering. This allowed for the exploration of redefining not only the nature of spaces found in an architecture school, but also offering us the possibility to inform the future pedagogic programme that it could accommodate.

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Dr.Hariharan Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Dr.Hariharan Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Abstract, geometric, angular, twisted with rough and smooth surfaces a house that will trigger curiosity and intrigue. House that has variations in terms of light and shade , colour, form, etc. This residence at Indira Nagar for a family of six, contains many levels with a swimming pool at the terrace, shuttle court, sauna, jacuzzi and other facilities.

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Hearing Aid Centre at Chennai by Murali Architects

Hearing Aid Centre at Chennai by Murali Architects

This 2000Sq.ft interior project has a bright and inviting colour scheme off-white, yellow and grey. The colour scheme and the use of glazed and partly glazed partitions is to create a feeling of spaciousness. The design approach here was to go beyond rigid compartmentalized sterile interior design. The focus was exploring curvilinear forms and spaces.

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