Buildings Structure Design
Any structure whether it is a residential house, Office, Industrial
House, Business concern, Theatre, Temple. Choultry, Hotel-should be
built according to VAASTHU.
should be built leaving open space on all sides.
space should be left in North side of the plot and less space in the
more open space should be left in the East than West side of the
or level of the building should be less in North and East.
On a multi-storeyed
building, terrace should be left towards North or East, not towards
South or West.
should be towards East or North.
openings should be towards East and North.
openings should be towards West and South.
walls should be builts on West and South side.
walls should be built on East and North Side.
Openings should be more towards North and East side.
be less in number towards West or South.
walls of South and West should be thicker and more in height than
those of North and East.
be on the North East direction, depending upon the road whether it
is North or East.
road facing house, the gate should be on South orSouth-East and not
on the South-West.
For a West
road facing house, the gate should be in West or North-West and not
in the South-West.
South-West room should be the master bed room.
room should be kitchen.
room should be Pooja room.
normally preferred in East, where it is not convenient, South-East
or North-West may be recommended.
of doors or windows should be even and not odd.
should be designed in East or North.
The level of
Verandah roof should be less than the normal roof level.
should be built in West or South.
should be designed in North-East or East or North.
of the portico should be equal or less than Verandah.
should be in South-West because of its height and weight.
Tank should be either in South or West. There is a difference of
opinion to have it on South-West; more weight is acceptable on
South-West but water in South-West not advisable.
can be built in South-East or North-West but they should not touch
North and East walls and the height of the rooms should be less than
the main house.
also should be along with out-houses on the same principle but
portico should be in North East.
in North-West or South-East are acceptable.
Sumps: In the North-East that too below the ground level only,
Water tank above the ground level in the North-East is not correct.