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Indian architect, urbanist and educator Rahul Mehrotra and his firm RMA won a competition organized by the Rajasthan government for a housing project for mahouts, the hindi term for elephant riders, as well as their elephants and families. The elephants are housed in garage-like rooms with exits on the outer, non-courtyard-facing, sides of the buildings. Families cook and eat meals outside, and children can play away from the elephants... Beautiful Facet: KINSHIP
Designed by GPM Architects & Planners and located in the Sanganer area, Aananda Township is spread over 35 Acres of land area. The total built-up area proposed for development is 2,560,000 square feet. The master plan incorporates all facilities essential for a healthy and holistic lifestyle – a fully equipped club, swimming pool, and spaces for major everyday sports activities, a local shopping complex and a commercial space. An interesting mix of housing options is offered: low rise residential floors, duplex complexes, high rise residential apartment units, and individual plots as remuneration for farmers... Beautiful Facet: KINSHIP