Thursday, October 30, 2014

Shanthi Priya Residence at Uthandi, Chennai - revisited photos

The design of the residence involves the combination and function of the materials.

Gabion walls for compound walls and bamboo pergolas evolves the rigidity and character of the materials. Bamboo railing for the staircase, glass flooring, cement flooring with epoxy finish throughout the house gives a unique finish to the villa.

The house is minimalistic, well ventilated and well secured.

The green courts, stepping stones, water bodies etc. provided around and within the house connects this green building with nature.

Mubarak Ali Residence at Spurtank Road, Chennai- revisited photos

The design was aimed at giving a contemporary grammar to the house creating a sculptured mass by retaining the existing trees.

A visual drama is created by means of natural lighting from the open courts reflecting the outdoor quality. The large windows in every room floods the space with natural light and provide views of the outdoor green breathing pockets making the house lovely and cheerful.

The existing trees on the site were included in the design and the building wraps around it giving the house the unique geometry.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Dr.Arumugham's residence at Anna Nagar,Chennai, Tamil nadu

Located at the core of Anna Nagar, Chennai this house is a fine example of contemporary flavor in architecture.

The use of green courtyards, skylights and louvers gives a feeling of enclosed openness within the house. The multilevel spaces with courtyards at each level, corridors and lounges brings visual connectivity between the spaces.
The stone cladding on the wall call attention to its grandness. The filtered light through the louvers makes the interiors vibrant and beautiful. The green courtyards that acts as a transitional space between inside and outside is an illustration of green architecture.

The facade of the residence itself plays with planes, projections and voids which is followed throughout the structure. Also the combination of pure white color and wooden louvers adds to its contemporary elegance.

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