House for Paramesh
a residential villa cum office nested in chennai, the designer aimed at giving a contemporary grammar to the house to create a sculptured mass .massing in very element of the house such as punctures in compound walls, double height kitchen hence a balance between nature and built structure to show that both can coexist and blend to create a sustaining environment. Landscape plays an important role in this house and is integrated in every part such as courts in toilets and, double height court s in living rooms creating a floating effect which can be visualized from every other room in the ground floor.
The flow is continued to the terrace where vegetable garden with vertical pergolas is integrated in the residence which can be viewed from the masterbedroom, toilet and other adjoining spaces. The kitchen consists of vernacular style of chimney, not electrical which is a unique feature marking its footprint in green architecture.