The couple began designing fresh out of architecture school. "We were keen to break the stereotypical architectural career path, which renders inconceivable the possibility of architects fresh from school using their design education and training to build for themselves," says Pande. The Delhi, India natives spent over a full year working on the project without taking a single day off. Photo by Bryce Duffy.
It was important to the couple that the home focused on sustainability. The entire home is insulated at twice the value required by code and the second floor features a passive solar window. Photos by Philip Newton.
Because of budget restrains, the couple was forced to be creative. "Small Ikea kitchens drive me crazy, but six kitchens' worth of Ikea cabinets can be made into something beautiful," Dunbar says. Photos by Justin Fantl.
Photo by Justin Fantl. Courtesy of justin fantl photography.