Image: Nina Hamilton

Constructed with celery top pine, this house was built for the family of its architect, Leon Jenkins. Designed as two separate buildings, linked with the entry and stair to upper-level bedrooms and mezzanine lofts, the house was conceived as a beachside house on a minimal budget.

Address: 34 Silwood Avenue, Howrah

Highlights: Postmodern architecture

Building specs: Year Built: 1980. Architect: Leon Jenkins Modern Architecture Practice