10. LLDC by Indigo Architects
Living & Learning Design Center- Ajrakhpur Kutch: The idea for establishing an institution of this nature emerged soon after the earthquake of 2001. The wide spread after effects of the quake were varied. First, the physical impact that destroyed the built habitat across the region resulting in the loss of human lives, and means of livelihood.

Location: Ajrakhpur, Dist – Kutch, Gujarat
Architects: Uday Andhare & Mausami Andhare
Design Team: Mitesh Panchal, Sayali Andhare, Tejas Jasani, Shweta Rathod, Surendran Aalone
Structural: Prof. R.J.Shah & Mehul Shah, Ami Engineers, Ahmedabad
Site Area: 8 acres
Building Area: 1.2 lac sq.ft
Completion Year: 2015
Civil Engineers: Shrujan Team
Photo Credits: Uday Andhare

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - LLDC by Indigo Architects

09. Khamir by Neelkantha Chhaya
Khamir operates out of a unique campus in Kukma, Kachchh. Located 15 kilometres from Bhuj, the campus is a space for artisans, resource groups and institutions, buyers, suppliers and craft lovers from around the world to gather under one roof to exchange ideas, collaborate and learn. The space is always alive with potters creating clay masterpieces or imaginative textiles being woven by resident weavers.

Architect: Neelkantha Chhaya
Location: Gujarat 

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - Khamir by Neelkantha Chhaya

08. Jawahar Kala Kendra by Charles Correa
Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) is a multi arts centre located in Jaipur in India. It was built by Rajasthan government with the purpose of preserving Rajasthani arts and crafts. The centre has been made in eight blocks housing museums, one amphi theatre and the other closed auditorium, library, arts display rooms, cafeteria, small hostel and art-studio. It also houses two permanent art galleries and three other galleries. and host its own theatre festival each year.

Architect: Charles Correa
Year: 1986 -1991
Location: Jaipur, Rajasthan

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - Jawahar Kala Kendra by Charles Correa

07. India Habitat Center by Joseph Stein
The India Habitat Centre is a multipurpose building in New Delhi, India. Mixing work, commercial and social spaces, the Indian Habitat Centre is India’s most comprehensive convention centre. The India Habitat Centre was started in 1993. The public agency for Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) wanted an office building for its workers and made the unprecedented decision to invite chosen non-profit organisations that shared their concern with habitat to share that work space.

Architect: Joseph Allen Stein
Location: New Delhi, India

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - India Habitat Center by Joseph Stein

06.Triveni Kala Sangam by Joseph Stein
Triveni Kala Sangam is an important cultural and arts complex and education centre in New Delhi.Founded in 1950, by Sundari K. Shridharani, who was also its Founding Director, Triveni, as it is commonly referred, contains four art galleries, a chamber theatre, outdoor theatre, open air sculpture gallery, besides this it runs its various arts, music and dance classes. It is situated on Tansen Marg, between Mandi House roundabout and Bengali Market.

Architect: Joseph Allen Stein
Year: 1950
Location: New Delhi

17 Offbeat Places in India Every Architect Must Visit - Triveni Kala Sangam by Joseph Stein

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