A home for a leading industrialist family in the uptown area of auckland road, allahabad. the design evolved around the brief which clearly stated a need for a luxurious home which the client always desired. it was important to understand the climatic factors of this extreme climatic region. the openings, exaggerated overhangs in the west, dual wall surfaces on south and west and large canopies are all elements designed to tackle the dry heat of summers. the large openings in east and north are designed so as to draw in the winter light into spaces within for best thermal comfort.
Plot area: 12,000 sqft