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

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Ten houses, each with a courtyard at the back, form a cluster that opens onto a street. 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. Other projects of the Housing Complexes building type: 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.

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For Most Income Groups, only a house plot was sold. Pamoja Shell of Steel Housing. The Project site had black cotton soil prone to shrinking and swelling with moisture. The Aranya Housing Project, completed in and considered a model project.


However, Aranya Low-Cost Housing defeated all these presumed facts when it came into existence a few years back. The location of Aranya Low-Cost Housing was strategic.

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The down payment is based on the average income of the family, the loan balance being paid in monthly instalments. Six sectors, each with populations of , lie to the east and west of the spine and are diagonally bisected by linear parks.

One solution is to use land as a resource to produce housing for the urban arznya, by allowing them access to it to build their homes. All Cycles Cycle.

Community Development and Improvement. The Piles were cross connected at plinth level through concrete beams on which regular load bearing masonry walls rested. I forgot my password. 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. Most of the income groups buy only a house plot.

The total idea of conceiving this project was to improve and upgrade the existing slum area and provide around 6, residential plots of varying sizes starting from sq ft for economically weaker section to 4, sq ft for high-income groups. Aranya Community Housing, Indore, India. The lower-income Groups were given several options that included a site and plinth, a service core and one room, depending on how much they could afford.

Almost 58 per cent of the total space was occupied for housing, 26 per cent for roads, 9 per cent for open spaces and 7 per cent for community and commercial facilities.

Pedestrian access was made easy. 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. A housin site of 86 hectares was designed to accommodate over dwellings, largely for the Weaker Economic Section. Show Award recipients only.


Landscaping communuty green areas include flowering and shade ginving trees wtih thick green ground cover. Septic tanks are provided for each group of twenty houses, and electricity and water are available throughout.

Treasure Hill Aranta Settlement. The Indore Development Authority commujity an affordable housing project for 60, people that would tackle this issue and at the same time be affordable to the government and urban poor. The master plan, prepared by the Vastu-Shilpa Foundation inis designed around a central spine comprising the business district. Internal streets and squares in the Economically Weaker Section were stone paved, reducing their cost and maintenance.

Available to the poorest, in addition to the plot itself, are a concrete plinth, a service core, and a room. 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.

Most of the plots were small in and size and the houses were clustered in low rise blocks. Mosque of the Grand National Assembly. Planning System Services Location: Other projects in India: The two openings on north and south permit natural light and cross ventilation. Aranya, 6 kilometres from Indore, will eventually house a total population of 60, in dwellings, on a net planning area of 85 hectares.