Thought Parallels

Open Eyed Dreams -Art Gallery in Fort Kochi.

Adaptive re-use of an old pepper warehouse into an Art gallery. The project called for the transformation of an old pepper warehouse in Fort Kochi, India to an Art Gallery. This required a sensitive assessment of the building’s historical importance, the biggest challenge is to resist the urge to over-design. A concept of maintaining a restraint or subtlety in design, avoiding any forceful design elements that would have conflicted with the purity of the building was a conscious decision.