School of Architecture, CEPT

Ahmedabad, India

Year: 1966


Presence of a brick kiln evokes memories of childhood. Likewise, education without doors conveys both formal and informal exchanges.

Constraints become a virtue and result into a building simply, frugally, combining technology with assets of light, ventilation and greenary.

Resultant image is a glorified north lighted factory, integrated with a kund. Scattered trees and earlier huts are transformed into a new generation of classrooms.