This house looks like a mansion. So it is no surprise when the architects said the design was “inspired by the proximity and architectural elements of a palatial hotel in Karnal—Noor Mahal's 'chowk' and 'chhatris', which are elements derived from the traditional Indian 'havelis’.” Located in a barren land with no natural nor physical aspects to it, House Under Shadows is designed in a north-south orientation that minimises exposure to solar radiation and the extreme weather of North India.

The central courtyardTwo individual units appearing as a cohesive residence

The house got its name undoubtedly from the massive roof. An architectural highlight, the parametrically crafted double-roof structure covers the vast footprint of the house, and creates two individual ...







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