Tarawad at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Tarawad at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

A "padipurra" or gate house, a typical Kerala structure forms the entrance to the house. The adornment of this entrance by the authentic stone pillars brought from Calicut together with timber, stone and tiles, continues the traditional theme and then it is combined with modern settings. The other special features of the entrance are the gabled roof and the welcoming built-in seat of timber.
Tarawad at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Tarawad at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

A “padipurra” or gate house, a typical Kerala structure forms the entrance to the house. The adornment of this entrance by the authentic stone pillars brought from Calicut together with timber, stone and tiles, continues the traditional theme and then it is combined with modern settings. The other special features of the entrance are the gabled roof and the welcoming built-in seat of timber.

Project Facts
Project Name: Tarawad
Location: Chennai
Name of firm: Benny Kuriakose
Category: Small Residential Building
Project Status: Completed
Project Period: 13 months
Submission Type: Professional Submission

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