In terms of site location, surroundings become the governing criteria for the design. Being located on a busy commercial street; the commercial potential of the plot was to be utilized positively with the isolation of residential activities. Thus the house and road are segregated with shops acting as future art gallery. The enclosure between the shops and residence is developed as party lawn with a screen wall featuring a mural.
Today, in the midst of the towering buildings and chaotic activity-stands the Bakshi house with an envelop of large blank facade .Just solids and voids with the play of light and shade adding that hint of curiosity.
Ease in the basic flow of space, open plan, courtyards and significant use of natural light and ventilation becomes the key design parameters here as well.