India’s House With Balls. A Modern Residence and Fish Farm.

India's House With Balls

I realize the title of this blog post reads like some sort of odd sexual euphemism, but the truth is it’s a about an unusual modern home in rural Ahmedabad, India which is used as both a weekend residence and a place for the owner to raise fish. And yes, the balls, which are concrete weighted baubles, are an integral functional piece of the architecture and serve as the pulley system for the concrete shutters. Hence the name of the project by the Gujarat, India based architecture firm Matharoo Associates, “House With Balls.” (more…)

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