Tipology:Architecture
Architecture
Retreat: Coconut Lagoon
India > Kumarakom


Cottages have a unique architectural concept, and each has its own tale. A cluster of 100 to 150 year old “tharavad” houses were dismantled from various locations and reassembled at Coconut Lagoon in accordance with “thachusastra”, the ancient rules of carpentry, so that a traditional ambience has been recreated. Only natural and local materials for flooring and roofing, avoiding concrete structures, have been used. Lime wash has been used to paint the walls.