27 Jan '16, 6am

This sprawling residence in Goa wraps around a split level courtyard

This sprawling residence in Goa wraps around a split level courtyard

The house accentuates its connection to the natural surroundings and functions as a comfortable home for a family of four from Mumbai . The hilly site naturally divides the house into two levels with a three-meter high laterite wall running along the North-South length. Among other existing features are a fig tree located underneath the laterite wall and a jackfruit tree on the upper level. This prompted the architect to form a split-level courtyard that supports the idea of blurring the line between the inside and the outside.

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