Liife and works of Indian architect Ar. Ananth Raje. EARLY LIFE: ANANT DAMODAR RAJE 2 He was born on September in Bombay. This Presentation discusses the life, career and works of Ar. Anant Raje- authorSTREAM Presentation. Edited by Shubhra Raje and Amita Raje. A few years before his death in , Anant Raje had begun to assemble a draft of his works – published and.

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Working on construction of the Indian Institute of Business Management Building complex with Louis I Kahn, as his representative to develop design details and organize site office in Ahmedabad Later he became the honorary Director of the School of Architecture, Ahmedabad CEPT throughout the period of his independent practice.

He was visiting faculty at rjae prestigious Schools of Architecture the world over. In this essay, Raje recorded many of his first-hand experiences of his association with Kahn and his work culture. Choosing to work for and with Kahn, instead of anat with him provided a clue to a personal orientation towards a pragmatic orientation towards architecture.

Anant Raje was invited by Louis Kahn personally to work in his office in Philadelphia. Other readers also found these interesting After six months of becoming acquainted with Kahn, Raje was invited by the former to anannt in his office in Philadelphia.

Indian architectural fraternity needs no introduction to Anant Raje Yet it is an order enriched by the patina of materials he chooses and his sensitivity rake light. In all these projects Raje always tried to put certain ideas to test anatn may be because of that in all his works there was originality and something new. Professional practice with Ar. Presentation Description This Presentation discusses the life, career and works of Ar.

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Why Anant Raje is called Louis Kahn of India?

Anan Kedia The project restates time tested premises of the court and garden, fundamental to most Islamic architecture in India. In the office of Prof. His works had indeed a softness and quality of transcendence PowerPoint Presentation: Go to Application Have a question?

School of Fine Arts, Mumbai Before starting work on the project Kahn wanted to meet the local architects to understand type of building, climatic conditions, the Indian way of life and similar topics. The rooms, arcade and porch, are made from a simple vocabulary anqnt trabeated and arcuated construction, with the walls clad with stone screed in shades of green and yellow grey that establishes a close rapport with the site.

Henning Larsen Architects complete new housing complex with “striking wavy silhouette” in Denmark. It will not be exaggerated to call him Louis Kahn of India.

He was visiting faculties at many prestigious Schools of Architecture the world over.

arje In the last essay Raje wrote, “Kahn would often talk about light, how light defines and characterizes space. As a result, his philosophy, ideas and thinking process have not been translated into words and recorded in the print media. Unlike many other monographs which are produced for the sole aim of recording the worms works of the architects, this book laid emphasis on rake process of development of projects and the journey of the architect through the medium of sketching, models, drawings, detailing and photographs.

Curtis, and Introduction by eminent Indian architect and author Gautam Bhatia. If the disciplines of the mind are underpinnings of all his work, it is his excellent understanding of the elements of building, and the laws of construct, that give it the sense of ordered presence.

The book features about thirty projects done by Anant Raje. The natural vegetation is wild grass, which has been allowed to grow, augmented by rows and clumps of trees.

Light raie would say ‘this is the domed room and not a flat-roofed room’, or an arch, or a vault. Luckily the book contains some of his rare writings which throw light on the thought process of the architect. Thereafter he established his own practice “Anant Raje Architects” in Ahmedabad but his association with Louis Kahn continued till his death in March You do not have the permission to view this presentation.


Anant Raje, worjs architect, teacher, intellectual and perfectionist. A close perusal of the above buildings reveals that there was a very thin line separating the two geniuses, or we may call it – ‘there was one soul in two bodies – Louis Kahn and Anant Raje’.

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So, there is nothing wrong if Raje is considered as Louis Kahn of India because he richly deserves that nomenclature. Kahn anany Philadelphia Professional work in Ahmedabad The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites.

Doshiin Ahmedabad working on numerous projects PowerPoint Presentation: It was Louis Kahn who had profound influence on Anant Raje. Prominent among these are: His works had indeed a softness and quality of transcendence.

A befitting treatise on Anant Raje – The Louis Kahn of India

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The long awaited monograph – ” Anant Raje Architect – Selected Works ” has been published only after his demise, thanks to the untiring efforts of Shubhra Raje and Amita Raje. Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first residential project in Miami is almost complete. Upload from Desktop Single File Upload. All great architects look for guidance from other great architects, and Raje was an exception to this.