Design collaboration with Arc. J. Mahtani
This project has a contemporary take on tropical architecture with the introduction of two courtyards of varying sizes. The essence of the courtyards is to provide good air movement around the house and ensure natural lighting into the interior spaces.
The sides facing the roads and where the impact of the sun is strongest are designed to feature solid planes and deep terraces to ensure full privacy for the residents and also prevent the harsh sunlight from penetrating the interior spaces.
On the other hand, the sides along the southeast axis opens itself towards the shielded private zone that features the pool, gardens and sunken sit-out with unobstructed view from the interior spaces that are flooded with diffused natural light.