Light Perspectives

Manish Gulati


Using light as a key architectural element M:OFA Studios binds three generations of values in a home situated in New Delhi. Amidst the bustling streets of Malviya Nagar in New Delhi sits a residence that efficiently cuts out the prevailing chaos and weaves a complex family arrangement together through its architectural fluidity. Delhi based architectural firm M:OFA Studios were faced with the unique challenge of designing an abode for a joint family that needed to provide privacy for three generations under one roof. They had to create interconnected spaces that enabled individual privacy and yet emanated the spirit of a true joint family system. Moreover, the site restrictions made it crucial to chart out the distribution of the harsh sunlight in a manner that it outlined the spatial context and characteristics of the residence.