The Hamlet by noidarocker

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									                                                             LAURIE BAKER AND HIS LOW COST HOUSING TECHNIQUES

   THE HAMLET: 1) The house is in 5 levels
                        2) Services inside are:-

                            - kitchen with other rooms consequently built on the contours over a period of time

                            - niecery

                            - 2 roomed house opposite niecery (built for his son)

                            - Main entrance and dog house

The main entrance:

    It is the grand entrance having door with dog house placed above it.
    The dog house has a special brick pattern for light and ventilation.
    The door made from two old traditional Kerala doors when an old building was torn down which baker
     bought and Joined to create the unique structure.




    Entrance door with dog house        special ventilation pattern on     door made from old traditional

                                                 dog house                          Kerala house

Construction:

   ‡   Use of brick, stone and wood left unspoilt and unconcealed

   ‡   Earlier structures ± wood and fish tile

   ‡   More recent ± cement and Mangalore tiles

   ‡   Roof pattern changes for every structure

   ‡   Terracotta roofs and red brick walls

   ‡   All materials are used in their natural form, exposed brick work, mortar; concrete shows the truthfulness
       of materials and baker¶s love to material in their natural form.
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play of shades and shadows     detailing used from old wood used           circular space used in niecery

                                  from traditional broke houses




Surface treatment by using waste materials ( as in this case there is use of ceramic, pens, broken glass pieces)




Different roof forms used for every roof of the building

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Wi         represents a l ng rail ay compartment        a large Kerala style window at t e end of t e bedroom

                                                          provides bot light and ventilation




Baker has cut the steps directly    water tank for rain harvested water the arches used in the building




     Tower built for the baker families many guests         traditional tiling used on the roof

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     The arches used in the building                 Tower built for the baker families many guests




                                       Gables for proper air cross-circulation and ventilation




An improvised Baker grill made of bits and pieces                 Stained glass effect
       SHALAKA D., ANUPA K., ASHWINI B., JOSEPH J.                                               PAGE NO.
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SUSTAINABILITY:

The 6 sutras :

       Social - equity and access for all
       Technical ± appropriate
       Institutional ± empowered, responsible and accountable
       Legal ± simple laws with social backing
       Economical ± at least lifecycle cost
       Ecological ± within the carrying capacity of a biome and with its ecological availability

CHITRA VISHVANATHAN¶S OFFICE:

y   Terrace
    - solar panel
    - wind catcher
    - sloping roof
    - plants in earthen pots




           WIND CATCHER                           BAMBOO ROOF                   USE OF HOLLOW

                                                                                BRICKS FOR

                                                                               CONSTRUCTION

y   Terrace
    - Roof gardens
    - Water treatment plan
    - Water harvesting setup
    - Solar water heater



EXPOSED BRICK              BOTTLES FIIED WITH WATER               ADEQUATE DAYLIGHT DUE TO

WORK                      AND KEPT IN SUN. THIS MAKES             FULL LENGH WINDOWS

                           WATER PURE NATURALLY.




    SHALAKA D., ANUPA K., ASHWINI B., JOSEPH J.                                              PAGE NO.
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  EARLIER FUNCTIONING BORE            ANOTHER DEEP WELL TO CHECK THE EARTHERN POTS USED

  WELL BUT NOW USED TO                UNDER GROUND WATER TABLE              FOR GARDENING

   INCREASE WATER TABLE




  ROOF FROM INSIDE                         CEILING ALONG TH E CORNERS

  FARM HOUSE BY CHITRA VISHVANATHAN:

     y   The farm house is 40km away from the office.
     y   It is completely climate responsive.
     y   it is spread in vast area of land.

     CHARACTERISTICS:

               Eco friendly pool
               Use of locally available materials onsite
               Energy obtained by wind mill and solar panels
               Gujarat water heater
               Meditation centre




CORRIDOR IN FARM HOUSE          GUJARAT WATER HEATER                 ROOFS WITH NATURAL
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                                                                  VENTILATION AND LIGHT




USE OF BRICK JALI                 ADEQUATE DAYLIGHT           ECO FRIENDLY POO L




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