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Pondicherry (Tamil Nadu, India)

Before I left my friend’s house, his mom and dad packed lunch for me which was so sweet.

I took a 3-hour bus ride from Chennai to Pondicherry. 131 more words

Bean to Bar - Mason & Co

I stumbled upon this chocolate company when I was doing my research to source some organic chocolate. I was very impressed by their website and was elated to find them  based out of Auroville. 234 more words


Pondicherry: A taste of france in india

Pondicherry or affectionately known as Pondy was a French colony. The French acquired Puducherry in 1674 and held control, with occasional interruption from the British and Dutch, until 1954 (de jure in 1956), when it was incorporated into the Indian Union along with the rest of  2,358 more words


Archives: Farm house near Hosur, Tamil Nadu - Version 03 (2005)

The final version reduces the program to one single floor perceived as one continuous space. Elliptical, three-dimensional insertions contain kitchen, store and bathroom and define the plate into more or less intimate spaces. 127 more words


Archives: Farm house near Hosur, Tamil Nadu - Version 02 (2005)

Whereas the first proposal dealt with the initially minimalist perceptions of the client in terms of budget, impact on the land and the eventual reception amongst the rural neighbours, the second proposal tries to integrate the clients wish for a larger space in which he would be able to work and shoot for his clients (At a later stage an individual studio building at the far side of the plot is envisioned). 52 more words


Archives: Farm house near Hosur, Tamil Nadu - Version 01 (2005)

A spectacular, beautiful plot of untouched rural farm land on the Karnataka/Tamil Nadu Border becomes the weekend abode for a Bangalore-based photographer. An exciting topography, granite boulders, beautiful indigenous trees and a view of mountains in the distance form the background for a minimalist structure placed on the main ridge overlooking the plot and the scenery. 75 more words