Residence

Casa Rojo at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Casa Rojo at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

The essence of the building was to be a space which would exemplify the feeling of well-being and tranquility. It was to be a place where one could work, play or socialize without disturbing the harmony of the different elements encompassed within the space. The plan of the house incorporated the existing orchard.

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Sivaram house at Thiruvananthapuram by Benny Kuriakose

Sivaram house at Thiruvananthapuram by Benny Kuriakose

A simple white house with large timber windows, sloping tiled roof, set to stand out from the picturesque hilly backdrop, yet made to fit into the frame of the image. The little garden, in front of the house, adjoining the porch, with the free standing timber logs, placed randomly over the lawn, creates a lovely air of welcome.

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Venkatesan House at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Venkatesan House at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

This residence is built out of natural granite, brick lined arches as lintels and a simple sloping tiled roof. The rubble masonry gives the house a rigid feel, which is contrasted by the way the house blends with the surrounding nature, with trees and plants , that are the local species of the area, thus creating a perfect rugged balance

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Neelankarai house at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Neelankarai house, has been designed in a contemporary style using traditional elements. The veranda is a threshold space preceding the facade of the house, transitioning the house from the indoor environment to the outdoor environment.

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Pyramid at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Pyramid at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

The Pyramid, as it is called, is a house with an unbelievable calm ambiance, matched with a quiet beauty that it draws from its simple open structure, its decor and its verdant surroundings. It used to be a multi-purpose space of 40 feet square with a central roof height of 40 feet.

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Thanikachalam house at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Thanikachalam house at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

A house of exposed brick work, and sloping tiled roof, recycled doors and windows, arched lintels, the only contrasting feature being a white painted eave-board and parapet coping. Simple louvered jaalis, forming an opening at the courtyard and stone columns in the veranda are the other interesting features in the residence of Thanikachalam.

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Vishram at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Vishram at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

The residence has a smooth and gradual massing towards the south-west, bringing in the feature of the extensive sloping roofs. The house reflects the planned flow of spaces to intentionally connect the many otherwise separate areas.

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Arunagiri Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Arunagiri Residence, at Chennai, by Murali Architects

Water when combined with architecture, the interplay created by means of fluid and solid planes adds an extra dimension to the building making it extraordinary. “THE FLOATING CUBE” at Neelangarai is a guest house Indian base American client, evolved with the idea of ‘maze and puzzle’ by means of levels and projections creating an ‘awe’ in the minds of the user. – Murali Architects

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Shameel Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Shameel Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

This villa at Manpakkam is formed by simple planar geometry and varying levels of Residence. The clear defined masses and a well delineated geometry of the building gives it a grand facade and an effective system for low building maintainance too. Status: Built Location: Chennai, IN My Role: Chief Architect

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Dr.Hariharan Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Dr.Hariharan Residence at Chennai by Murali Architects

Abstract, geometric, angular, twisted with rough and smooth surfaces a house that will trigger curiosity and intrigue. House that has variations in terms of light and shade , colour, form, etc. This residence at Indira Nagar for a family of six, contains many levels with a swimming pool at the terrace, shuttle court, sauna, jacuzzi and other facilities.

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