The Courtyard house is illustrative, where we tried to reflect back into our traditional courtyard houses with modern intervention where the dialogue between the spaces and activities revolves around the courtyard, which we refer to as the heart of the house. The space is designed based on square form derived out of nine squares. The long central axis leads to the direct vision across the house from the gate allowing nature to flow inside. From a partially square plan with a 22 meter front facade length, one of its edges provides privacy in relation to the neighbours & the other three sides generously open to the landscapes. The elevation of the house strikes a modern & contemporary note in an urban milieu.