The extension and renovation and of a wildlife resort at the Bardiya National Park in western Nepal. The area experiences hot and humid monsoons and dry cool climate during the winter months.
The buildings are designed with sustainable features such as natural ventilation without the use of air conditioners to maintain and provide an authentic experience of the Terai region.
The elevated floor levels allow for air to flow through and keep the floors cool but also keep the building dry during the heavy monsoons.
A core principle for the design was to incorporate locally available building materials, techniques and craftsmanship of the Tharu community.
The design included twelve guest rooms and a renovation of the commonly used guest areas.