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Linear House with Courtyard - Kalakshethra Colony, Besant Nagar, Chennai

Linear House with Courtyard - Kalakshethra Colony, Besant Nagar, Chennai India

  • Location : Kalakshethra Colony, Besant Nagar, Chennai
  • Land area : 4700 sqft
  • Build up area : 4760 sq ft
  • Client name : Mrs. Vanaja Krishnaswamy
  • Year : 2004
  • Architectural design : Ansari Architects
  • Interior design : Ansari Architects
  • Landscaping : Sun and Black Flowers Chennai
  • Structural design : Structures India Chennai .The Concept.

The residence was designed in traditional style. The major constraint in the project was to create spacious feeling interiors in a narrow plot of just 32' width.

Many walls enclosing spaces are curved walls. This residence is provided with a basement parking above which is a courtyard with palm trees.

The residence includes 3 bedrooms, a study room, a foyer, a family room, a dining room overlooking the courtyard, a pooja room and a modern kitchen with a utility area. The courtyard has a central stone meditation platform and is covered by a glass pyramid atop. The glass pyramid resembles the proportions of the pyramids of Giza and benefits the health of the person meditating. Palm trees were planted to give a feeling of ground floor level.

Traditional aspects were incorporated for the pooja room and interior treatment.

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