Ras Houses

Best Implemented Project of Residential or Mixed-Use Estate

About the project
A series of low rise volumes amidst open courtyards and landscaped gardens create 61 executive guest house, 47 hostel for bachelor accommodation & 18 studio apartments. Located in Ras, Rajasthan in India, the planning of the internal spaces respond to the desert climate of the location. Deeply recessed windows, open and sheltered courtyards , naturally ventilated circulation spaces & cross ventilated living spaces contribute towards reduced heat gain and naturally cooled interiors.

Ras, 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. The firm has won over 360 awards including 246 International Architecture Awards.
Sanjay has been on the jury of the World Architecture Festival since 2010 . He has also been on the jury in The Plan Awards, Italy, The Inde Awards, Australia, The Dezeen Awards, UK, The Architizer A+ Awards New York & The Architectural Review Awards, UK.

Shree Cement Ltd

Other participants
Photographer: Dinesh Mehta

Status of the project