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Passively cooled Walls and Vaults House in India brings lush tropical vegetation inside

Passively cooled Walls and Vaults House in India brings lush tropical vegetation inside

The Walls and Vaults House in India is a dynamic green home for a family with two kids and their grandparents. Tucked into a gentle slope in a small town in Kottayam distirct, the house comprises several vaulted volumes, with stone walls wrapping around the structure and enclosing lush tropical vegetation as part of the house. Architecture studio LIJO.RENY.architects designed the residence to withstand heavy monsoons and scorching sun.

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