ARANYA COMMUNITY HOUSING. Page 2. PROJECT OVERVIEW. • Aranya, 6 kilometres from Indore, was designed to house a total population of 60, in. AID – Aranya Housing Project: Incremental Housing Project for the poorest of Indore, India. cultural and social context Edit. Indore, India in the. FROM BALKRISHNA DOSHI: “They are not houses but homes where a happy community lives. That is what finally matters.” Aranya Low Cost Housing.

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Small diameter shallow piles with poured concrete was used, which made for very inexpensive foundation. Open spaces and pedestrian pathways intersect and connect the clusters to the central spine. Being a slum development project, the inspiration was taken from the existing slum settlements where a small neighbourhood is formed with houses extending to the outdoors. Indore, India Aranya Housing Project.

Aranya Community Housing

The Aranya Housing Project, completed in and considered a model project. Landscaping of Soekarno-Hatta Airport. Skip to main content. The site was selected on the basis of linkages to the city and employment opportunities in the surroundings. The down payment is based on the average income of the family, the loan balance being paid in monthly instalments.

The entire project was funded by the sale proceeds of the middle-income plots. Mosque of the Grand National Houding. Pamoja Shell of Steel Housing. Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort.

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Restoration of Bukhara Old City. This was an integrated approach for ‘a sustainable society’ where the mix of different economic levels of society could stay together.


Aerial view of phase one. Other projects of the Housing Complexes building type: The two openings on north and south permit natural light and cross ventilation. Available to the poorest, in addition to the plot itself, are a concrete plinth, a service core, and a room.

Houssing Now To stay tuned with real estate updates Pick: The lower-income Groups were given several options that included a site and plinth, atanya service core and one room, depending on how much they could afford. A study was conducted of such initiatives in a casy-study in India: Owners were co,munity to use any material for the construction and decoration of house.

The poorest are located in the middle of each of the six sectors, while the better off obtain plots along the peripheries of each sector and the central spine. The jury found Aranya to be an innovative sites-and-services project that is particularly noteworthy for its effort to integrate families within a range of poor-to-modest incomes. Peripheral roads were asphalt paved for heavy traffic.

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The site plan accommodates and integrates a variety of income aaranya. Conceptualised by Indore Development Authority, the total built-up area of this society is 1 lakh sq mt, constructed at a cost of Rs million.

Aranya master plan was informal with interlinked space of cultural context and maintenance of roads, open spaces and a central location for basic community services.


Payment schemes, and a series of site and service options, reflect the financial resources hiusing this mixed community. Courtyards within houses, cul-de-sacs, public squares and small activity areas are sufficiently shaded by the adjacent buildings. Trees were planted in public places and streets that could accommodate social, economic and domestic activities were planned.

Six sectors, each with populations of , lie to the east and west of the spine and are diagonally bisected by linear parks. However, it took too long to construct a complete house and it became expensive for the low income group and also ate up too many resources.

Khuda-ki-Basti Incremental Development Scheme. Landscaping and green areas include flowering and shade ginving trees wtih thick green ground cover.

Most of the plots were small in and size and the houses were clustered in low rise blocks. Brick, stone, and concrete are available locally, but owners are free to use any material they choose for house construction and decoration.

Residents were independent of using any material like brick or stone for the construction purpose. Vehicular access was limited to rectilinear and formal roads commmunity were meter wide.

Eighty demonstration houses, designed by architect Balkrishna V. Designed by the award-winning architect, Balkrishna Doshi, Aranya Low-Cost Housing is everything that a buyer could wish for.