Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Quick thoughts about windows.

Windows, like doors ensure security and privacy. The difference is that they are not accessible. They give you sunshine and diffused light and are customized to give you your favorite whiff of air.

Windows should not collect dust, dirt etc. They should not be in vicinity of noisy & artificially lighted zones.

Windows need not necessarily be big to be effective. They can morph with your sofa, study etc. Shutters etc should not consume any usable space and should have provision of grill in a way that the openness is not hampered without compromising the security aspect.

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Consultancy inside a matrix.

Densely populated tropical habitations give a better insight into perceptions towards collective benefit.

Planning should be done in a way that street noise and light pollution are kept as low as possible. For example community & academic zones either be segregated, or should have thick walls/troughs.

Security shouldn't curtail emergency access services so they should be collaterally planned facing the rescue hub in a straightforward way.

Neighbor's houses should not block the east or desired favorable sun. Shared courtyards should somehow give some privacy and soundproofing.