ARANYA COMMUNITY HOUSING. Page 2. PROJECT OVERVIEW. • Aranya, 6 kilometres from Indore, was designed to house a total population of 60, in. AID – Aranya Housing Project: Incremental Housing Project for the poorest of Indore, India. cultural and social context Edit. Indore, India in the. FROM BALKRISHNA DOSHI: “They are not houses but homes where a happy community lives. That is what finally matters.” Aranya Low Cost Housing.

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Mosque of the Grand National Assembly. Subscribe Now To stay tuned with real estate updates Pick: Septic tanks are provided for each group of afanya houses, and electricity and water are available throughout. To stay tuned with real estate updates Daily Atanya. The entire project was funded by the sale proceeds of the middle-income plots. The master plan, prepared by the Vastu-Shilpa Foundation inis designed around a central spine comprising the business district.

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Other projects in India: The Piles were cross connected at plinth level through concrete beams on which regular load bearing masonry walls rested. Six sectors, each with populations of , lie to the east and west of the spine and are diagonally bisected by linear parks.

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The total idea of commknity 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.

Previous efforts by the government to provide low-cost urban housing in India were aimed at supplying ready-built units.

Architecture In Development – Aranya Housing Project

All Cycles Cycle. Traditionally, architects have contributed little to housing for the Third World urban poor. The Aranya Housing Project, completed in and considered a model project. Slum Networking of Indore Aranyx. Internal streets and squares are paved.


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NEWS Buildify subscribe newsletter. Community Development and Improvement. Eighty demonstration houses, designed by architect Balkrishna V. The lower-income Groups were given several options that included arabya site and plinth, a service core and one room, depending on how much they could afford.

The Climate of Indore was effectively taken into account and a conducive living environment was achieved in Aranya.

Restoration of Bukhara Old City. About Our story AiD team Board of advisors terms of use privacy policy colophon. Brick, stone and cement were locally available. The jury adanya Aranya to be an innovative sites-and-services project that is particularly noteworthy for its effort to integrate families within a range of poor-to-modest incomes.

A study was conducted of such initiatives in a casy-study in India: Ten arranya, each with a courtyard at the back, form a cluster that opens onto a street. Dowlat II Residential Complex. Bright Colours in the facades, railings, grills and cornices commonly seen in the old houses housinb Indore were used in some of the houses. It had been estimated that approximately 51, families were homeless or living in illegal settlements. Payment housinng, and a series of site and service options, reflect the financial resources of this mixed community.

Available to the poorest, in addition to the plot itself, are a concrete plinth, a service core, and a room. The two openings on north and south permit natural light and cross ventilation.

Aranya Community Housing, Indore, India. The location of Aranya Low-Cost Housing was strategic. Model showing future development. Doshi, display a wide variety of possibilities, ranging from one communitu shelters to relatively spacious houses. Aranya Township was designed as a site and services project spread laid out in six sectors that converge on a central spine i.


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. Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India. However, Aranya Low-Cost Housing defeated all these presumed facts when it came into existence a few years back.

A rectilinear site of 86 hectares was designed to accommodate over dwellings, largely for the Weaker Economic Section.

However, it took too long to construct a complete house and it became expensive for the low income group and also ate up too many resources. Restoration and refurbishment by Nati… Location: The site was selected on the basis of linkages to the city and employment opportunities in the surroundings.

The down payment is based on the average income of the family, the loan balance being paid in monthly instalments. Courtyards within houses, cul-de-sacs, public squares and small activity areas are sufficiently shaded by the adjacent buildings. Owners were free to use any material for the construction and decoration of house. The poorest are located in the middle of each of the six sectors, while the better off obtain plots along the peripheries of each sector and the central spine.

Aranya Community Housing

Show Award recipients only. Most of the income groups buy only a house plot. Landscaping and green areas include flowering and shade ginving trees wtih thick green ground cover. The Project site had black cotton soil prone to shrinking and swelling with moisture.