Project Name

The Courtyard



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Project Location

Bengaluru, India

Year of Completion


Building Type


Building Massing

Low Rise

Project Architect

M9 Design Studio

Student Author

Tian Lan

Archived Year



Tropical Savanna Climate


Exteriror Façade

Material and its Properties

Corrugated polycarbonate sheet facade encases the multi-purpose event space on the first floor. Architects used a thin and translucent material to replace the regular exterior walls, where natural light can be maximised in the interior space. The inside of this polycarbonate sheet facade is lined by rich textured drapes to control the amount of natural light inside during specific shows and events. Windows are made from the same material as the walls, so they don’t offer any additional light but can be opened to let fresh air into the building.

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Environmental Response

The use of polycarbonate sheet allows this building to be high-quality products, but at a cheap price and with short execution timeline which ensure the minimum impact on the existing buildings when it is under construction.

The Courtyard


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