Yamuna Apartments
New Delhi, India
Three basic types of housing units have been combined on a repetitive basis to form the individual housing blocks. Their plans were largely dictated by social, functional and climatic considerations. Each flat comprises of a distinct communal and private area with an attached balcony overlooking the pedestrian street. Due consideration was given to climatic constraints and each unit is protected by a balcony or a terrace. The arrangement of rooms ensures adequate cross ventilation, further enhanced by the fact that the flats open on two sides and by the provision of internal light and ventilation shafts.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
New Delhi, India
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