House for all seasons

The name ‘General Pool Residential Accommodation’ (GPRA) is a misnomer. The 110-acre-plus GPRA, located in the heart of New Delhi right on the periphery of Lutyens’ Bungalow Zone (LBZ), is not just a white-painted, high-ceiling and gated complex where the high and mighty of three arms of a democracy—civil services, judiciary and political executive—are housed. It is the first certified government project under green homes, which contributes zero discharge to Delhi’s municipal waste, taps solar energy to light its tiled and bitumen-laid streets and heat water for bathing and is self-sufficient…

 

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