A study on characteristic of bungalow in Indian tea garden: - Case-studies of darjeeling, doors and assam region

Mamiko Miyahara, Ayano Toki

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In the research on the typology of Bungalow, a development of British colonial houses, the investigation process included preliminary documents research, and locally conducted research with the means of site measurement of existing houses and interviews to its current owner and management body. The research found three key aspects; 1) The concept of aloof siting of a house within an concealed site, which was later inherited in British housing development, 2) Bungalow fused with British housing culture of its floor plan, functionally partitioned with central hallway and surrounded verandah, and 3) Its adaptation of construction and material to local climatic condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1057-1060
Number of pages4
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number52
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Oct


  • House with verandah
  • India
  • Tea bungalow
  • Tea garden

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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