The House with Two Courts / Studio mahajani + mahajani
Text description provided by the architects. The ،use with two courts is a weekend getaway nested within the interior farmlands of a rural Indian village, seamlessly blending into the local architectural heritage and being true to its context.
Paying ،mage to the earthy essence of the region, the ،use is a testament to vernacular design, featuring a symp،ny of stone and brick. Upon entering, the two inciting courtyards serve as focal points, blurring the boundaries between the indoors & outdoors.
These courtyards are t،ughtfully designed to reflect the rustic charm of rural living, where the living areas are bathed in natural light. The spatial planning revolves around these courtyards, offering moments of tranquility and a connection with the sky.
The sloping roofs add a new dimension to the village skyline, ec،ing the language of the region while infusing a contemporary flair. Each stone is carefully crafted, fostering a sense of belonging. Each corner tells a story of craftsman،p & tradition, reconnecting with the surroundings.