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Casa Rojo in 50 Beautiful Houses in India

February 28, 2018, 6:30:00 PM

Casa Rojo, designed for Ranjeet and Maria Jacob, is one of Benny Kuriakose's nature-friendly housing projects that has enjoyed the warmth of the spotlight, having been named one of White Flag Publications' "50 Beautiful Houses in India." Casa Rojo, a lovely, cost-effective and eco-friendly beach house situated on the outskirts of Chennai showcases a design strategy fine-tuned to the climate conditions of the place. The essence of Casa Rojo was to create a space that would exemplify the feelings of well-being and tranquillity.

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Double-layered Mangalore tiled roofs, a concrete tank, and low-cost building materials are some of the features included in the sustainable design plan of this house. This is a place where one can work, play, or socialise without disturbing the harmony of the different elements that are encompassed within this space. The planning concept is based on blending traditional and contemporary elements to create a timeless style. Equal importance is given to climatic comfort, cost-effectiveness, eco-friendliness, and sustainability. The quality of space has been organised as per the varying moods. The open plan has been organised using various elements to create and maintain the quality of the space.