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White Rabbit in India

Home for marginalized children

A home for 30 children, this building replaces their existing facility which tends to flood and lacks ventilation. The proposal reacts to the constrained site by leaving a void for ventilation at the back of the site, drawing air upward and providing indirect light.

That this is mainly a space for children is reflected in the playful design sensitive to their scale and perception. 

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“Inspiringly open”
 
Global finalist entry 2018 – White Rabbit
 
Gold: Home for marginalized children in India
 
“Beyond social sustainability to include passive building technology, innovating design measures, and a viable economic model”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Location
Thane, India
Authors
Avneesh Tiwari
Main Author
Avneesh Tiwari
atArchitecture, India
Neha Rane
Main Author
Neha Rane
atArchitecture, India
Prizes
Awards
Gold 2017
Asia Pacific
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White Rabbit: Gold 2017 Asia Pacific
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