Life Insurance Corporation Housing

Ahmedabad, India

Year: 1973


Developing a new typology Through a participatory process, a cohesive housing community develops a new suitable form through optimizing available resources, modifying typologies and ways to relate to its changing lifestyles and income levels.

An experiment to combine three income groups on three floors of a pyramidal shaped housing block that is approached through a common staircase.

Various scales of incremental expansions and modifications to the dwellings not only accommodate individual family's needs but also restore and strengthen community bonds.