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Lalitha Mahal, Madurai









'Lalitha mahal' at Anna Nagar, Madurai for my friend CT (of Chidambaram Transport) was done with extremely difficult constraints, viz., intricate requirements, vasthu sasthra, an existing 800 sft structure that couldn't be disturbed and finally CT who was caught between different ideas! . As I couldn't do much about the exterior due to the above constraints , I put some effort in the interiors to reflect the 'chettinad type' house in a modern style to reflect the clients background.































Published in World Architecture News.com

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World Architecture Community Award 3rd cycle winner

30 comments:

  1. Cool that the mom, traditionally thought of as conservative, supported you.

    I lost the comment you left on my site ;-(. lately, I have taken to highlighting articles from the Hindu rather than write my own stuff. I should get back to that.Thanks for your support.

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  2. Someday I plan to build a home, in typical agrahaaram style with the thinnai, oonjhal and mitham. Someday .. :))

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  3. Ashok,
    Ungal Architecture roomba nalla irruku...Inspired by all the pictures. I would like to build a house of Lalitha Mahal type... Would you help us build it ? Do you have any lands in and around arasardi or arapalayam area...

    Thanks,
    Lakshmi

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  4. Congratulations Ashok on the award! Feels great!!

    - Chakra

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  5. The interior is lovely. I like how you made the most of natural light.

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  6. Beautiful of all.... nice work sir...

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  7. Fantastic! Great work!

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  8. WEll done. You are very talented.

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  9. like the effects looks beautiful

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  10. Beautiful! And congratulations on your award :) and I love the photography showcasing your work!

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  11. saar u r really brilliant

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  12. Brilliant Metamorphosis.

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  13. Very nice space


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  14. I love the digital cameras presenting your work.Fantastic design and interior!

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  15. Oh, thats my dream. A Karaikudi style home with the thoon, with a old fashioned huge oonjal and a space where rain can fall in the home... And the old fashioned red tiles. I am coming to you for my dream home to be made into reality!

    Congratulations on your award, Ashok :)

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  16. Very nice, Ashok! Congratulation on your award as well.

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  17. It looks lovely! Congratulations!

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  18. Oh, thats my dream. A Karaikudi style home with the thoon, with a old fashioned huge oonjal and a space where rain can fall in the home... And the old fashioned red tiles. I wish you Happy New Year! Kongregate Miniclip

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  19. Wow..! I feel like being there..!

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  20. Congratulations! You will have to come down to Tumkur (near Bangalore) to design my house. That will be 10 years from now. I hope you will accept.

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  21. Congrats! You will have to come down to Bangalore to design my house 10 years from now. Hope you will accepts. regards

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  22. Hey nice blog Thanks for sharing Builders in Chennai

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  23. love the light and shadows in these!

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