Welcome to Micro Nation.
We as a community encourage and promote excellence in tiny housing on a global scale. This is a one-stop platform to seek inspiration and development. Remember, Being small is not our limitation.
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A Few Words
Who We Are ?
1. We are here to increase your knowledge about micro housing.
2. We are here to polish your design skills.
3. We are here to help you improve your designs by giving critics on your proposals.
4. We are here to conduct competitions with new challenges to keep it exciting.
5. We are here to keep it going.
Is architecture in India a slowly sinking ship?
P.S. – Not a Motivating Post!! Architecture in India is like a slowly sinking ship. We have failed the profession. Do you know why? Let me tell you one by one. 1. Because presently most of the architectural employment adverts are like: Hello folks! Do you need a job post B.Arch.? Great. We also need …
Sustainable Architecture as a field.
The profession of architecture has well-defined boundaries in the form of professional boundaries delineated by a licence to practise. On an ideological level, this design core is hotly debated. Architects are not the only ones who design structures, but they claim to be the only ones who make ‘architecture’ rather than just structures. As a …
9 LIVES OF A BUILDING
Like cats being gifted with a new life every time they just miss their demise, buildings are constantly propelled towards change and reinvention in order to sustain their existence. Here Jill Stoner, Director of the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism at Carleton University in Ottawa, and Professor of Architecture at the University of California, …
CHABUTRAS: Where Birds Reside
One of the most beautiful traditions of India which has now almost disappeared in every part of India except at the entrance or center of villages in Gujarat and a few places in Rajasthan and Maharashtra is the Chabutra, a tower-like structure with octagonal or pentagonal shaped enclosure at …
COURTYARD: Just An Element?
With time, the growth in population has resulted in more compact houses. Not only the size, but the style has also changed. If you compare today’s house plans to house plans 30 years ago, they will be completely different. Not only the materials and placement but also many key elements have been subtracted from the …
ARRIVING TO A DESIGN CONCEPT
First of all, people should be very clear about what comes under ‘concept’ and what does not. A design concept is the idea behind your design. It is how you plan on solving the design problems in front of you. Its the underlying logic, thinking and reasoning for how you’ll design your building. Some people …
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