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Asundaria Farmhouse @ Vesma, Gujarat

The Lake House in Vesma, Surat An interesting architecture of brick and stones, the Asundaria farmhouse is planned climatologically with focus on views. Each area has a sense of completeness and connected with interesting passages. The use of courtyards ensures light and ventilation. The plunge pool within the house will help control the micro-climate of the space, […]

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Rat trap bond

Rat trap bond is a brick masonry method of wall construction, in which bricks are placed in vertical position instead of conventional horizontal position and thus creating a cavity (hollow space) within the wall. Architect Laurie Baker introduced it in Kerala in the 1970s and used it extensively for its lower construction cost, reduced material requirement and better […]

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