10 strange and beautiful houses from all across India - architecture and design

10 strange and beautiful houses from all across India



With India emerging as a new hotspot for inventive architecture, we've rounded up 10 impressive new homes in the country, from a Mumbai house clad in antique doors to an Ahmedabad villa with rotating walls.

Lattice House by Sameep Padora
Located in a rapidly expanding suburb, this house comprises of a stack of misaligned volumes wrapped by slats of cedar.
Architect Sameep Padora designed the house to reference the sprawl of mismatched, informal settlements surrounding it, particularly the way these traditional dwellings expand vertically over time as the occupying families grow.
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Woodhouse by Matra Architects
This timber-clad dwelling sits in the foothills of the Himalayas in the village of Satkhol, a popular tourist site situated 2,000 metres above sea level. The structure is distinguished by a sharply pointed-peak in its roof that doubles as a giant skylight, echoing the surrounding mountain peaks.
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Retreat Sahyadris by Khosla Associates
Scenery takes centre stage in this house, which Khosla Associates build in the heart of the Western Ghats mountain range.
The building has a deliberately simple form, divided into two halves. One side is occupied by bedrooms, while the other has shared living spaces that can be opened to the elements by huge, folding doors.
Find out more about Retreat Sahyadris ?

The Mango House by Studio PKA
A tactile palette of brick, stone, concrete and wood characterises this pr...
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