A spacious residence with striking earthy aesthetics that showcase the cultural heritage of Tamil Nadu.
The holistically Earth-friendly residence is energy efficient and conserves water.
Well-lit and airy interior spaces with beautiful views all around.
Exquisite woodwork and terracotta tiles are a perfect combination for the ceiling of the pooja room.
The pyramidic wooden roof of the pooja room is an ode to the eternal Arunachala hill.
A traditional style thinnai / veranda offers a contemplative place to gaze at the holy Arunachala Hill.
A serene residence for Shirpaa & Umashankar Arunai Mandiram, Thiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu
Built-up area: 3,136 SF on 4,800 SF plot
Configuration: Ground + 1 Floor
Year of Completion: 2022
Scope: Architecture & Construction
Summary: A spacious and serene house with stunning views of mount Arunachala.
What makes this green?
Designed as a serene sanctuary overlooking the beautiful Arunchala Hill, this residence has all conveniences of today while enabling a low carbon lifestyle. Walls made of hollow terracotta bricks and heat reflective tiles on the roof keep the interiors cool. A skylight above the double height living room brings in abundant natural light while exhausting hot air. This green residence has a solar PV energy system, natural waste water treatment systems, rainwater harvesting and energy efficient lights and fans.