Life Insurance Corporation Housing
“[O]ne of my most favourite housing projects is the one I designed for Life Insurance Corporation, at Ahmedabad... Here I knew that the houses would be occupied by several generations of the same family, that they would identify with it, that there will be a strong sense of belonging and that their
needs will change, and they may modify parts of it.”
To accommodate fluctuating sociocultural needs of Indian families, Doshi reverses the typical order of a multi-residential building, placing the largest residence on the bottom and the smallest on the top, allowing the upper unit to enjoy a terrace, which can also be converted into an additional living space.