List of major works

Educational


1.  LIBRARY FOR KARNATAKA UNIVERSITY, DHARWAD 1980
This building with four levels of book stacks seen at a time, expresses itself as a repository of knowledge. The double height reading halls which have open air reading area extensions are conducive to serious study.
 


2.  GREEN FINGERS RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL CAMPUS, AKLUJ 1982
The school campus creates an environment in which all activities and architecture would contribute to the learning process, thus various activities of learning, living are not separated but interconnected.
 


3.  CRECHE AND CRECHE NURSES TRAINING SCHOOL, SANGLI 1983
This simple, non conspicuous design with internal playful landscaped courtyards and terraces is easily accepted and appreciated by it's client - the slum children. The existing trees on the site contribute to the creation of a more humane environment.
 


4.  P.V.P POLYTECHNIC, PRAVARANAGAR 1985
The various departments housed around courtyards in two wings share the common academic as well as administrative functions housed in the central wings. The terraces, corridor lobbies and courtyards become active interaction spaces.
 


5.  S.D.M COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, DHARWAD 1986
Located intentionally on the inner slopes of a bowl like site, it creates very interesting multi level 16000 sq.m of built spaces punctuated by landscaped courts for learning, interaction and services.
 


6.  LEARNING, LIVING CLUSTER-1, SANJEEVAN VIDYALAYA , PANCHGANI 1986
The design developed from the interaction between the two forces - the 'what is' - the force of the undulated site, the topography, the trees, the views and 'the what can happen' - the kind of environment that can enhance the learning process. 
 


7.  RAJESHWARI VIDYANIKETAN, HULKOTI 1986
These lively interactive classrooms and dormitories were designed as additions to an existing school campus.
 


8.  KRISHNA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, KARAD 1986
Located on a small site in front of the hospital complex, this compact 6 storied building tries to create a healthy learning environment with central shared functions & courtyards.
 


9.  KOLHAPUR INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KOLHAPUR 1990
The design situated on a hill slope tries to unify the various diverse activities to create a wholistic learning environment, also taking into consideration the future expansions possible in various activities.
 


10.  S.D.M DENTAL COLLEGE CAMPUS, DHARWAD 1991
This modular rectilinear design, recognizes the individual needs of both Dental college and Hospital, their areas of interaction, segregation, circulation and transition. It brings both these interdependent functions together, creating a good learning environment which would also act as a catalyst in the healing process.
 


11.  EDUCATIONAL BUILDING FOR BHARATI VIDYAPEETH , KOLHAPUR 1993
Located on a long narrow site, this building bridges over a thoroughfare in the centre, which connects the other functions at the back. The planning is very compact and functional.
 


12.  S.D.M AYURVEDA HOSPITAL AND COLLEGE , HASSAN 1998
This building plan and ambience is the expression of the spirit and philosophy of Ayurveda and of its Indian context. The symbolically landscaped courtyards also bring in plenty of light and ventilation.
 


13.  LEARNING, LIVING CLUSTER-2, SANJEEVAN VIDYALAYA, PANCHGANI 1998
The organic design again developed from the interaction between the two forces - the 'what is' - and 'the what can happen'. The resulting spaces integrating the trees and the contours contribute to the "learning".
 


14.  BHARATI VIDYAPEETH EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX , MOREWADI 2000
The organization of multiple wings with tapered form housing diverse facilities around a central plaza creates a sense of belonging and communication in this educational complex.
 


15.  VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE- 11TH & 12TH, SANJEEVAN VIDYALAYA, PANCHGANI 2002
This residential campus (for 11th & 12th class boys and girls) designed on a sloping site attempts to strike a healthy balance between free interaction and disciplined segregation. It also brings in a sense of playfulness and spontaneity.
 


16.  S.D.M INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT, MYSORE 2005
Situated at the foot of the beautiful Chamundi hill and responding to the sloping contours, this multi level complex creates multiple, lively, interesting interaction possibilities to enhance learning in management studies. The maximum use of natural stone and slate lends it a timeless quality.
 


17.  S.D.M MEDICAL COLLEGE, DHARWAD 2005
Though very compact and functional, this building brings in nature in courtyards of various scales which encourage student interaction.
 


18.  D. Y. PATIL MEDICAL COLLEGE & HOSTELS, NAVI MUMBAI 2007
Situated next to the 500 bedded teaching hospital, this medical college building follows a similar architectural vocabulary but grows taller due to limited site dimensions. Hostel rooms with independent entrance occupy the upper 5 floors.
 


19.  DENTAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL FOR BHARATI VIDYAPEETH, NAVI MUMBAI 2008
This dental college and hospital is a compact building that allows easy, quick movement of patients, as well as the efficient functioning of clinics. Appropriate separation and connectivity between the two are maintained. 
 


20.  AGRICULTURE COLLEGE MAIN BUILDING FOR BHARATI VIDYAPEETH, KADEGAO 2008
Interesting interactive and learning spaces are created while respecting the sloping contours at the base of a hill. Landscaped courtyards & special extension yards express the agricultural functions. 
 


Research


1.  NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CELL SCIENCES - PHASE I, PUNE 1995
The design expresses a sense of unity  - unity of space - rather than segregation and compartmentalization. All efforts are directed in creating an environment that would act as a catalyst towards the better functioning of research, repository and training activities.  
 


2.  CENTRE FOR D.N.A. FINGERPRINTING AND DIAGNOSTIC (partial), HYDERABAD 2002
These research labs with stringent functional and service requirement not only create an atmosphere conducive for research but also become symbolic expression of D.N.A. form. 
 


3.  COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS LABORATORY FOR T.I.F.R, PUNE 2003
This project explores the aesthetic, poetic and the immeasurable aspect of computational  mathematics, which is generally considered prosaic and logically measurable. The geomorphic design with the bamboo pergola, existing trees and terrace trelliswork becomes more energy efficient.
 


4.  LABORATORY FOR CONSERVATION OF ENDANGERED SPECIES, [LaCONES], , HYDERABAD 2005
This unique laboratory function has intentionally been located around huge 6m to 11m high natural rocks in such a way that this building almost becomes a non building. The handling  of the organic form, natural topography, materials, and the ambiance tries to improve the  functionality and efficacy of the laboratory 
spaces also.
 


5.  NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CELL SCIENCES- PHASE II, PUNE 2010
Main entrance with the central administration, library, auditorium and more laboratories form this phase II building. It is connected to phase I by covered bridges with a landscaped court in between.
 


Health


1.  RICHARDSON LEPROSY HOSPITAL COMPLEX, MIRAJ 1982
This complex is designed for the special needs of the leprosy patients with very useful landscaped spaces between the buildings. This low rise complex has a very intimate humane scale.
 


2.  SHRI. SIDDHIVINAYAK GANAPATI CANCER HOSPITAL, MIRAJ 1997
The design creates a well lit and ventilated environment, incorporating natural off white stone, plants and landscaping to bring about a colorful, bright, soothing and reposeful mood. 
 


3.  HOSPITAL FOR CRANIO FACIAL SURGERY, DHARWAD 1998
This design is an expression of the interaction between the natural and the man made, with a lively sky lit landscaped court in the centre.
 


4.  S.D.M AYURVEDA HOSPITAL , HASSAN 1998
This building plan and ambiance is the expression of the spirit and philosophy of Ayurveda and it's Indian context. The symbolically landscaped courtyards also bring in plenty of light and ventilation.
 


5.  DRUG DEADDICTION CENTRE - MUKTANGAN MITRA, PUNE 2000
This design tries to strike a balance between control and freedom, between the man made and the natural. The resulting  transparent spaces have a therapeutic influence on the patients.
 


6.  S.D.M HOSPITAL COMPUS , DHARWAD 2004
In spite of it's large 40,000 sq.m area, this building creates direct convenient linkages between various functions. It helps in the healing process with it's healthy green courtyards, natural light and ventilation.
 


7.  D.Y PATIL HOSPITAL AT NERUL, NAVI MUMBAI 2004
The 500 bedded hospital is located in an urban concrete surrounding of Navi Mumbai. The main design parameters were providing a healthy atmosphere, lots of natural light and ventilation, nature and to provide good, direct, short circulation linkages between various easy to locate functions.
 


8.  KOLHAPUR INSTITUTE OF ORTHOPEDICS & TRAUMA, KOLHAPUR 2006
The context of the 1600 sq. m. site in a narrow lane of the city prompted us to recess the building and lend some of our space to the narrow urban lane which facilitates parking, greenery and a good view. The interiors also have the desired transparency, green and flow of space.
 


9.  MATRIX DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE, KOLHAPUR 2009
The constraints imparted on the design by the tight 270sq.m. site on a congested city road were converted into design possibilities to create a well lit, green, ventilated building with a distinct character.
 


10.  RURAL HOSPITAL, AT LAVALE DIST PUNE 2009
While striking the right balance between the rural and urban built form characters, this rural hospital embodies all the modern amenities while integrating the built form with natural green courtyards and surroundings.
 


Public


1.  ST. XAVIER'S CHURCH, KOLHAPUR 1975
A very simple, economical, contemporary from symbolizing man's journey towards a higher level of existence.
 


2.  KOTITIRTH MARKET FOR K.M.C, KOLHAPUR 1976
This building was planned as a market at the road level and as a green recreation area on the terrace flanking an existing lake on the inside.
 


3.  MILAGRI'S CHURCH, SAWANTWADI 1977
 


4.  MIRAJ MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OFFICE BUILDING, MIRAJ 1977
 


5.  SHALINI PALACE HOTEL, KOLHAPUR 1985
The challenge was to add and change numerous functions in this old building without disturbing it's heritage architectural character.
 


6.  P.V.P MEMORIAL HALL, PRAVARANAGAR 1986
This multipurpose hall with a canteen and open air stage was designed on the edge of the college playground to act as an interactive hub.
 


7.  SWIMMING POOL, SANJEEVAN VIDYALAYA, PANCHGANI 1987
The surrounding views of the hills and the valley have been made an integral part of the design by having a very low wall on that side. The sloping site helps in the creation of a stepped stadia too.
 


8.  MULTI PURPOSE HALL, P.V.P POLYTECHNIC, PRAVARANAGAR 1988
              


9.  SHIVAJI STADIUM - POOL & PAVILION, KOLHAPUR 90-91
Designed on a very tight site, this design caters to the different views, multiple functions and low maintenance needs.
 


10.  SHANKARRAO MOHITE SMRITI MANDIR - AUDITORIUM, AKLUJ 1991
The site was intentionally chosen because of its axiality and access from two roads. This axiality and its symmetrical organization would help augment the monumentality and importance of this building.
 


11.  EUREKA TOWERS- COMMERCIAL COMPLEX, HUBLI 1993
This building integrates itself in the urban fabric by creating a walkway through it, thus linking the two roads. The form recognizes it's relation with the busy traffic island.
 


12.  REGIONAL OFFICE BUILDING FOR BHARATI VIDYAPEETH, SANGLI 1993
The building is designed as an equipotential office space, leaving the ground floor for commercial use as the site is at a prime location. it forms a vista from the major road and has become a major landmark in the city.
 


13.  SANGLI MUNICIPALITY COMMERCIAL COMPLEX, SANGLI 1994

 


14.  TEMPLE & MEDITATION CENTRE FOR CANCER HOSPITAL, MIRAJ 1998
It is a semi geomorphic structure, that integrates with the landscaped mound. The lower level has the meditation hall with a Ganesha temple on the upper level.
 


15.  CAFETERIA AND AMENITIES BLOCK, S.D.M ENGINEERING COLLEGE, DHARWAD 2001
 


16.  INDOOR GAMES HALL FOR S.D.M DENTAL COLLEGE, DHARWAD 2003
The two central badminton courts are flanked on both sides by smaller games halls at two levels - overlooking onto them. The front extends onto the main playground seating.
 


17.  SHOWROOM FOR TATA MOTORS, KOLHAPUR 2008
This building is located on the main Pune - Bangalore highway where vehicles move at around 100 km. per hour. Thus the perception of this building had to be catchy and arresting enough to make an impact during the few seconds of visibility.
 


18.  DINING HALL + INDOOR GAMES HALL FOR BHARATI VIDYAPEETH AGRICULTURE COLLEGE, KADEGAON 2009
The sloping site is cut into to accommodate the indoor games hall below at the front road level. The dining services get a direct ground level access from behind. 
 


Residential


1.  SHIRISH BERI'S COTTAGE, GAGANBAVDA 1974
The house on a mountain, creates a unified simple multiple use space that merges with the garden on the ground floor and with the beautiful view at the mezzanine level.
 


2.  DR. SANGLE RESIDENCE, KOLHAPUR 1976
This free form split level house with central living - dining and landscaped court maximizes family interaction in spite of the doctor's busy schedule.
 


3.  DR. GOSAVI COTTAGE, MIRAJ 1976
This design which seems to grow out of the ground, responds to the climate, existing trees and the doctor family's need to relax with nature.
 


4.  B.M AND M.M SHAH RESIDENCE, SANGLI 1977
Though designed with the same architectural vocabulary, the inside of each house is designed for two different personalities. The two houses share a common interaction space in between.
 


5.  DR. LIMAYE RESIDENCE, SANGLI 1977
This design responds to the client's desire to stay with nature on the outskirts of the town. It has two internal courtyards.
 


6.  V.V SHIRGAONKAR COTTAGE, UGAR 1978
This cottage built with natural materials has a variety of spaces - from the open, transparent living spaces to the private bedroom space at higher level. 
 


7.  DR. VORA RESIDENCE, SANGLI 1981
Instead of leaving residual green spaces on a small plot, this house has an enclosed green space within. Peripheral planters also add greenery & creepers on the house.
 


8.  ELMECA DIRECTOR'S RESIDENCE, DHARWAD 1981
 


9.  MANASI AND SHIRISH BERI'S FARM HOUSE, NADHAWADE 1982
The house was designed to grow in between the existing trees, and integrate them in the built environment. The inside and outside spaces mingle with each other. This design is a response to a simple life style.
 


10.  RESIDENCE FOR GOLE BROTHERS, PUNE 1985

 


11.  STAFF QUARTERS FOR MIRAJ MISSION HOSPITAL, MIRAJ 1986
Quarters of different sizes are juxtaposed to create good balconies and terrace for all.
 


12.  PATANGRAO KADAM'S RESIDENCE-1, SANGLI 1989
 


13.  DR. THOMAS RESIDENCE, SANGLI 1989
   


14.  DR. SAMSON RESIDENCE, SANGLI 1989
 


15.  SAVITA GOPI'S RESIDENCE , PUNE 1991
The house form encourages the outside narrow garden to expand and enter the house. It also creates playful terraces and a dominant spiral stairs.
 


16.  PRINCIPAL'S RESIDENCE FOR S.D.M ENGINEERING COLLEGE, DHARWAD 1991

 


17.  PRINCIPAL'S RESIDENCE FOR S.D.M DENTAL COLLEGE, DHARWAD 1993
 


18.  PRAVIN - NANDITA GHATGE RESIDENCE, KOLHAPUR 1993
By locating the house diagonally, a large green space was created at the back as sit out extension for the living dining spaces. The first floor passage & family space blends visually with the ground floor. 
 


19.  MANASI AND SHIRISH BERI'S BEACH HOUSE, DEOGAD 1994
Situated on the sea beach of Deogad, the design of this beach house stems from a basic simplicity of lifestyle and from its symbiotic relationship with nature and the climate.
 


20.  DIRECTOR'S RESIDENCE & GUEST HOUSE FOR N.C.C.S, PUNE 1995
The director residence and guest house follow the same architectural style of the main building. Both the buildings have terraces and green spaces inside and outside.
 


21.  DIRECTOR'S COTTAGE AT VALLEY SCHOOL, BANGALORE 1999
The design of this house with a courtyard, evolved from the principles of Krisnaji, of man's relationship with nature. The back courtyard with the beautiful mango tree blends in with the inner spaces of the house.
 


22.  BHARATI VIDYAPEETH'S V.I.P GUEST HOUSE, PUNE 2002
The brief was to create a V.I.P guest house which could also act as a house for the founder. The house has a sculpturesque form, with a playful flow in the inner spaces. It is a sculpture to love in.
 


23.  PATANGRAO KADAM'S OFFICE AND RESIDENCE, PUNE 2003
This building on a sort of triangular site sets back with terraces to respond to the tree lined avenue. A central cut out on three levels visually connects the activities on all these floors.
 


24.   PATANGRAO KADAM RESIDENCE II, SANGLI 2004
The house sets back from the busy road as it rises. (From public spaces on the ground floor to private spaces on upper floor). It integrates with the existing bungalow to form one large house.
 


25.  SAPRE RESIDENCE, KOLHAPUR 2004
The house is built as an expression of 'the joy of living'. It brings the Sapre family together, with the fluid spaces created inside which merge with the outside. The landscaped earth beam affords privacy from the road.
 


26.  RENNOVATION OF 41 YEAR OLD 'GUMPHA', KOLHAPUR 2005
The whole idea was to unclutter, simplify the inside spaces and also open them onto the outside garden. The new tandur slab pillars outside unify the built form and act as a screen from the busy road. 
 


27.  VILLA FOR MRS. VIJAYMALA KADAM, AT MANGADEWADI PUNE 2005
This villa with its strategic location on a hill top, commends excellent views all around. With spacious rooms, party lawns, pool etc., it acts as a welcome get away from the hustel bustel of city life.
 


28.  LAKE HOUSE, ANDUR 2007
This house that fits snugly into the hill slope overlooking a beautiful lake, serves as a reflective, tranquil pause amidst today's life of hectic, incessant activity and turmoil. An architecture that rejuvenates the human spirit.
 


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