Balcony architecture and design, including Moshe Safdie’s Sky Habitat project in Singapore featuring garden balconies.
The undulating, perforated brick and stone walls around this home in India caught the attention of our readers, winning rural house of the year with 40 per cent of the votes. Gadi House by PMA Madhushala incorporates a variety of openings and balconies overlooking the inner courtyards.
The lightweight aesthetic is enhanced by the lack of visible structure on the building's exterior, along with the prefabricated concrete balconies that narrow at the edges. The building is organised around a compact circulation core, with functional spaces situated closest to the centre to free up the outer areas for the living spaces and bedrooms.