Anthony Raj: Indigenous architecture can make earth a better place - Green Showcase in Chennai
Antony Raj established the Centre for Indigenous Architecture in 2012.
Indigenous architecture is the use of eco-friendly materials and indigenous architectural techniques to design and construct a house.
Reduce the energy, use of poor quality materials and cost of constructing houses in an unsustainable manner in urban areas.
Indigenous architecture, involves the use of climate-responsive techniques, appropriate materials and local artisans, in design and construction.
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In other words, each of our campuses are designed to be as much self-sufficient as possible and thus minimize its carbon footprint.
Centre for Indigenous Architecture
Antony Raj does not have a degree in architecture but went on to establish the centre due to inspiration and determination to spread awareness on indigenous architecture methods.
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This Man Quit the Corporate World to Embrace Indigenous Architecture and Build Eco-Friendly Homes : The article traces his journey in constructing his house and subsequently setting up the Centre for Indigenous Architecture
Anthony Raj, Centre for Indigenous Architecture, Chennai : The article is an interview of Anthony Raj and his motivation and views in setting up the Centre for Indigenous Architecture.
Understanding Arulville Model of Sustainable Vernacular Architecture : The article focuses on Anthony Raj's first project - Arulvill, which inspired him in setting up the Centre for Indigenous Architecture.
The New Green: Indigenous Architecture : The article lists his other projects over the years in the field of sustainable and vernacular architecture.
Arulville - Anthony Raj : For more information regarding Arulville and his other projects, you can contact Anthony Raj through his website directly.
Benny Kuriakose - Contact : For more information regarding conservation architecture, you can contact Benny Kuriakose who specialises as a conservation consultant, through his website.
Ten Indian architects who are harnessing traditional wisdom to build the homes of the future : The article lists the different firms across the country practising vernacular architecture.