We envisioned a space for the family to unwind, entertain and revel in the oh-so-precious greenery. The outhouse is an extension of an existing family home and is a reaction to Delhi’s lack of community greens.
Located in an upscale Delhi neighbourhood, Árhat Villa is a consolidation of two plots designed for families of two brothers for a multigenerational living. The three-sided open access of project site to public way has been crucial to the integration of passive strategies with active cooling techniques.
As the site was abutted with houses on two sides with narrow street widths. Conarch Architects visualised an introverted object drawing light from the numerous punched openings on the facade. The evolution of the design came from a simple geometric composition, which complemented the spatial distinction of layouts.