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Description

Instead of chopping down trees and building the resort, the cottages were designed to grow around the existing mango trees, and integrate them in the built environment. This resort has a unique green quotient; the design direction was the ecologically sensitive notion to “embrace the nature gently”. Fort like circular shaped cottages inspired by a combination of local nomadic community houses and the boldness of lion-the king of forest.

Designed

2015

Completed

2016

Technical data

built up area: 1300 sq.mt site area: 1.5 acre cost: 1,25,00,000 INR location: Bhojde village, Gir lion sanctuary, Gujarat, India

Project team

architect: himanshu Patel, d6thdD design studio photography: maulik patel drawings: nitin panchal

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