The moment the word ‘Madras’ is uttered, ‘Hot’ & ‘Humid’ comes along with it. How can the building form a Living Envelope which can adapt itself to the Hot Climate? Air Conditioning is a good answer, but is the last solution. The design of any house is irrevocably linked to its site and its specific location.
The characteristics of any plot deeply influence the building. Some of the factors are:
Once these are taken care, an Air Conditioning system can supplement the building wherever required and not necessarily always & everywhere. We thus can contribute to the environment while building a home that accommodates itself to the climatic variations.
What drives our Architecture is the Holistic Planning Process Our Planning does not stop only with the building but the surrounding environment which also includes:
One can see examples of each of these have been accomplished in our different projects.