Studio PKA

The Shell / Studio PKA

Curated by Hana Abdel
GALLERY, CULTURAL CENTER, COWORK INTERIORS • ALIBAG, INDIA
Architects : Studio PKA
Area : 2600 ft²
Year : 2020
Photographs : Sameer Chawda
Principle Architect : Puran Kumar
Project Team : Noel Woodward, Niharika Sunil
Architects : Studio PKA
City : Alibag
Country : India

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Textual content description offered by the architects. The Shell is a design lab and a pavilion which has been developed as a devoted area to create, have a good time design & provoke dialogue. The distinctive setting of Awas Village in Alibaug, gives the potential for figuring out and documenting areas for analysis and interesting with native and conventional strategies.

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We consider that the design lab will present a chance to push the envelope and transcend our work within the metropolis by experimenting and dabbling in analysis work, the design of merchandise, graphics and sharing distinctive narratives – which can contain workshops and seminars as nicely.

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The multi-functional facet of the pavilion isn’t solely confined to its conceptual state of being, however has additionally been designed to function a residency, a live performance area in addition to facilitate screenings, studying periods and spoken phrase poetry.

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In essence, The Shell could be described as a shared area that’s about exploration as a lot as is about expression.

© Sameer Chawda

The Shell is exclusive and one in every of its sort. A multi-functional and versatile area designed to make you need to immerse your self in creating, initiating dialogue and reflecting amidst the silence. A design lab that may be a image of minimalism and expression, constructed with a threshold that blurs the boundaries between the inside and exterior.

© Sameer Chawda

The idea was nicely initiated earlier than the thought of social distancing and do business from home, The Shell foreshadows a response to what a workspace (“do business from home” area) might seem like, ought to seem like. How a workspace might provide the freedom to precise, to create and to only be.