The Client (Builder by profession) wanted to develop his plot in affluent South Delhi neighbourhood as a Weekend “Home / Farm House”. The requirement of the client was two bedrooms with attached toilets, living room, dining room and kitchen on the ground level only with one additional room with attached toilet for guest on first floor.
The area for this plot was approximately 1150 square meter with total built up area of the house 230 square meters at two levels. The House has a beautiful east facing portico overlooking the main garden also connected to the living room. The house is facing the front lawn and is east facing. East facing is most desirable orientation in Indian sub-continent to achieve the maximum sun. The Living room and the bedrooms are facing the east side and the generous front lawn.
The eight feet wide covered portico is an open space connected to the living room and bedroom which can be used throughout the year including monsoon and evening. This space basically act as a medium to connect outside space to the inside public space.
All the services and utility space like bathrooms, Stairs, are placed west side to avoid west side Sun.
The House has a contemporary minimalist architecture approach.