edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new book

edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new book

edmund sumner‘s book reveals a photo array and detailed plans of the boldest and most ambitious houses of india’s contemporary residential architecture, hence its name ‘contemporary house india‘. the new book with more than twenty pieces of modern domestic architecture is divided into four thematic chapters and unveils a glimpse of private dwellings spanning across the country and constructed by well-known and non, architects — including architecture brio, matharoo associates, abraham john architects, khosla associates, BV doshi.edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new book© thames & hudson

 

photographer edmund sumner captures a series of dramatic exteriors and interiors including a wide variety of textures, materials and details. furthermore, the book consists of text based on interviews with the architects by the author of the book, rob gregory. the featured projects traverse the country, from rural backgrounds with thriving scenes, inner-city havens to urban densities. edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new bookbrick house remi kholsa associates ©edmund sumner

 

the book also highlights original essays that explore india’s residential architecture in the context of the country’s varied landscapes, climates, and historical influences. ‘contemporary house india’ showcases how new approaches have been supported to the building by a generation of design-savvy homeowners. the wide spectrum of houses addresses architects working around the world, as well as all interiors enthusiasts, displaying the country’s remarkable diversity.edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new bookfissured living matharoo associates ©edmund sumner

edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new bookthe house with balls matharoo associates © edmund sumner

edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new bookflying house remi kholsa associates ©edmund sumner

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the lattice house, jammu khashmir, india © edmund sumner

edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new bookcollage house s ps architects ©edmund sumner

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the wood house matra architects © edmund sumner

edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new bookretreat in sahyadris kholsa assocaites ©edmund sumner

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moving landcapes matharoo associates ©edmund sumner

edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new booklagoon residence malik architecture ©edmund sumner

edmund sumner captures india's dramatic contemporary architecture in his new bookthe shadow house samira rathod ©edmund sumner

 

 

 

project info:

 

name: contemporary house india

photography: edmund sumner

author: rob gregory

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