An Experiment in Light and Scale
Sumit Khanna Residence, Haridwar
Site area: 1360 sq.ft.
Covered Area: 3900 sq.ft.
The site was a corner plot with a park in front. Total area of site was 1350sq.ft. and the client had an overwhelming requirement of 3 shops, 4 bedrooms with attached toilet, kitchen, living and dining.
To control the scale of building, massing in the building recedes from the corner and builds up on both sides in the form of staircase and children bedroom on second floor.
Ground floor contains 3 shops, car parking and a bedroom with attached toilet. First floor contains drawing room, living, dining with kitchen and a bedroom with attached toilet. Three storied cut-out filters the light in to west side bedrooms stacked one above the other.