Piedmond Foothill Haven is a gated community @ Perumbakkam with 43 villas. Being a narrow compact rectangular units , the mass is broken with long pitch roofs and a rectangular stone wall . The produted balcony speakes the same language of the roofs creating a visual balance . The horizontal mass connected with the car-porch again defines the parking with no boundaries . The stone cladding in the lower level of the unit again creates an layer of intecracy to the typology where when together it creates a visual harmony to the views , reflecting the mountain behind it. These elements of design stands against the test of time , creating a emotional connection to the users . This concept gives the site an gotic vibration , similar to the early English homes or the houses on the hilltop ,
The site welcomes the nature inside the homes , thus bringing the users close to earth. The units are designed to be green buildings and have technologies like rain water harvesting , solar panels , etc. Every units has its own private landscape in them and a skylight which makes the staircase , an lightwell .The dining spaces have double heights , which helpes us to define its space in terms of volume.