RESPECTING AND LEARNING FROM THE RICH LEGACY OF ARCHITECTURE, THE COURTYARD EXTENDS AND MOULDS THAT LEGACY INTO DESIGNS THAT GIVE A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON WHAT A LIVING SPACE SHOULD BE. WE BELIEVE A BUILDING IS NOT JUST WALLS AND ROOFS PUT TOGETHER, BUT RATHER, WE THINK OF IT AS A LIVING, BREATHING SPACE THAT ENHANCES THE QUALITY OF LIFE
GOOD LIVING SPACES THAT RESULT FROM THOUGHTFUL ARCHITECTURE SHOULD ELICIT AN INSTINCTUAL RESPONSE AND WARMTH FROM WITHIN A PERSON AND WE AIM TO DO THAT IN EVERY DESIGN WE UNDERTAKE. OUR AIM IS TO SEAMLESSLY BLEND THE NATURAL ELEMENTS OF AIR, WATER, EARTH AND LIGHT INTO EVERY INDOOR AND OUTDOOR SPACE, BE IT IN A VERNACULAR OR A CONTEMPORARY CONTEXT.
CHANGE IS THE ONLY CONSTANT AND WE ARE IN TUNE WITH THE RENAISSANCE ARCHITECTURAL AESTHETICS AND DYNAMICS ARE GOING THROUGH EVERY DAY. FROM PRE-HISTORIC TIMES WHEN THE FIRST DWELLINGS WERE BUILT TO CONTEMPORARY TIMES, WHEN GIANTS LIKE CHARLES CORREA, LAURIE BAKER AND FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT HAVE ELEVATED DESIGN CONCEPTS, WE PROFOUNDLY RESPECT IT ALL. WE HOPE TO UPHOLD AND BUILD ON THE SAME TRADITION AND ADD TO THE RICH TAPESTRY OF ARCHITECTURE COME AND GONE.
WE ARE ROOTED IN THE TRADITIONS OF PEOPLE AND PLACES YET, SOAR TO MODERN HEIGHTS AND PROVIDE URBAN YET HUMANE ARCHITECTURE THAT RESONATES WITH ONE AND ALL.
Designer and Theater Personality
Perceiving his career as a Director, playwright, actor, singer and an artist, Prasad Kundoor is a multi faceted talent, who has been giving valuable inputs at The Courtyard since its inception.
His ideas, sensible approach and an artistic/aesthetic touch to any kind of design is an added value to the designing process. He is also a founder member of The Courtyard.
Ar. MERINA PRASAD
She got her Bachelor degree from The University School of Design, Mysore.Trained under guidance of eminent Architect Kersi Daroga. She undertook internship and training at Auroville Earth Institute under the guidance of French Architect, Sathprem Maini.
Being a painter, she introduces the aesthetics and sensibilities of art into her designs. Blending vernacular aesthetics with contemporary forms and ideas, her designs are functional, specific and humble. Very passionate about eco-friendly Architecture.
She is also an artist, and has immense interest in travelling and adventurous sports, theater and music.
Fathima VM completed Diploma in Architecture at JSS Polytechnic for Women, Mysore. Also completed Architectural Designing at Eduseek College of Media, Design, Animation and IT.
Koushik Jain completed Bachelors of Architecture from School of Planning and Architecture, Mysore.