Mirai House of Arches

Best Implemented Project of Private Residence

About the project
Designed on a small corner plot of 622 sqm within a residential villa layout, Mirai is a contextual house in response to the hot desert climate of Rajasthan , India.
Based on the location, the southern & eastern sides have minimum open space with adjacent villas on those sides to be built in the future. The northern and western sides fronting a road junction have more open spaces with garden areas & existing trees.
Planned for a family with 3 generations living together, the house has 3 levels with 4 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, a gym and a study.
Built of locally sourced bricks, sandstone & lime plaster with local craftsmen & contract labor from the immediate vicinity, water recycling, rain water harvesting & solar panels for energy generation. The house is built sustainably & is climate responsive.

Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India

Project implementation year

Applicant and authors of the project
Sanjay Puri Architects.
Sanjay Puri graduated in 1988 from the Academy of Architecture , Mumbai. He commenced his firm Sanjay Puri Architects in 1992 which now has a strength of 81 people. The firm has won 207 International Awards and 99 National Awards in India.Sanjay has been a judge at The World Architecture Festivals in Barcelona, Amsterdam, Singapore & Berlin. He has been on the jury of Architectural Review Awards, London, Plan Awards, Venice, Inde Awards, Australia.

Other participants
Client Name: Mr. V.P.Ranka
Contractor : — Anupam Buildtech
Lead Architects: Ar. Sanjay Puri, Ar. Nina Puri
Design Team –Ishveen Bhasin, Shreiya Kumar
Nilesh Patel, Tanya Puri ,Kalpesh Kacha
Interior design Consultant – Nina Puri Architects
Structural Consultant – Vijay Tech Consultants
MEP Consultant – Shreshtha Consultants


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