Liife and works of Indian architect Ar. Ananth Raje. EARLY LIFE: ANANT DAMODAR RAJE 2 He was born on September in Bombay. This Presentation discusses the life, career and works of Ar. Anant Raje- authorSTREAM Presentation. Edited by Shubhra Raje and Amita Raje. A few years before his death in , Anant Raje had begun to assemble a draft of his works – published and.

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These are grouped under the broad themes such as: Each project is extensively illustrated with photographs, models, drawings, sketches and reflections by the architect. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation. These include both built and unbuilt works and competition entries.

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Professional work in Ahmedabad The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Upload from Desktop Single File Upload. Kahn in Philadelphia So, there is nothing wrong if Raje is considered as Louis Kahn of India because he richly deserves that nomenclature. Anant Raje, revered architect, teacher, intellectual and perfectionist.

It will not be exaggerated to call him Louis Kahn of India. Other readers also found these interesting In all these projects Raje always tried to put certain ideas to test — may be because of that in all his works there was originality and something new.


When such a meeting was arranged, Raje was one of the invitees. Foreword to the book has been written by renowned architectural historian William J. Luckily the book contains some of his rare writings which throw light on the thought process of the architect.

Water — How to do more with less Sawdust March 22, In this essay, Raje recorded many of his first-hand experiences of his association with Kahn and his work culture. Prominent among these are: After six months of becoming acquainted with Kahn, Raje was invited by the former to work in his office in Philadelphia. For historians, it is a frozen history of modern architecture in India in post-independence period.

He was visiting faculty at many prestigious Schools of Architecture the world over. His works had indeed a softness and quality of transcendence PowerPoint Presentation: The rooms, arcade and porch, are made from a simple vocabulary of trabeated and arcuated construction, with the walls clad with stone screed in shades of green and yellow grey that establishes a close anznt with the site.

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These may be of special interest to the curious readers. These preoccupations of Louis Kahn were the lessons learned.

As a result, his philosophy, ideas and thinking process have not been translated into words and recorded worka the print media. Has accommodation facility in 64 air-conditioned furnished double rooms with a separate dining hall, a reading lounge, classrooms and a Computer Lab PowerPoint Presentation: Light itself would say ‘this is the domed room and not a flat-roofed room’, or an arch, or a vault.


Apart from his professional practice, Raje’s association with architectural education remained consistent throughout his life. Before starting work on the project Anqnt wanted to meet the local architects to understand type of building, climatic conditions, the Indian way of life and similar topics. Light could enhance the character of a particular space or structure that enclosed this xnant. He was a revered architect, teacher, intellectual and perfectionist.

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Doshiin Ahmedabad working on numerous projects PowerPoint Presentation: He was visiting faculties at many prestigious Schools of Architecture the world over.

The natural vegetation is wild grass, which has been allowed to grow, augmented by rows and clumps of trees. School rajw Fine Arts, Mumbai Nishita Kedia The project restates time tested premises of the court and garden, fundamental to most Islamic architecture in India.