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I don't like how dark it is, but the overhang around the courtyard is cool.

A small 'chettinad' type of courtyard on the first floor of the Dr. Ramamuthi house in Chennai. Traditional wooden pillars and a cement 'thinnai' or seat with the Mangalore tiled roof give it the right ambience.

small 'chettinad' type of courtyard on the first floor of the Dr. Ramamuthi house in Chennai. Traditional wooden pillars and a cement 'thinnai' or seat with the Mangalore tiled roof give it the right ambience.

The verandah and the lamp  space at either side of the door and the view of central courtyard. Love this traditional ancient Indian architecture for home.

The verandah and the lamp space at either side of the door and the view of central courtyard. Traditional ancient Indian architecture for home.

North Indian courtyard

How about hosting an event in the inside of a private mansion? Again, the decor inside is just incredible and would be a wonderful talk piece.

Nalukettu nadumuttam (central open courtyard)

The local translation of Nalukettu, and ancient form of Kerala Architecture means 'nalu' (four) and 'kettu' (built up side blocks). It is a house built up with four blocks and a central open courtyard.

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