Venkatesan House at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Venkatesan House at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

This residence is built out of natural granite, brick lined arches as lintels and a simple sloping tiled roof. The rubble masonry gives the house a rigid feel, which is contrasted by the way the house blends with the surrounding nature, with trees and plants , that are the local species of the area, thus creating a perfect rugged balance
Venkatesan House at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Venkatesan House at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

This residence is built out of natural granite, brick lined arches as lintels and a simple sloping tiled roof. The rubble masonry gives the house a rigid feel, which is contrasted by the way the house blends with the surrounding nature, with trees and plants , that are the local species of the area, thus creating a perfect rugged balance. There is an internal courtyard, which connects to the outside through jaali windows, made out of terracotta. The house blends in a very subtle way with the adjoining landscape.

Project Facts
Project Name: Venkatesan House
Location: Chennai
Name of firm: Benny Kuriakose
Category: Small Residential Building
Project Status: Completed
Project Period: 16 months
Submission Type: Professional Submission

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