Single Floor Elevation with Rainwater Harvesting E-books Ongrid Design
Single Floor Elevation with Rainwater Harvesting E-books Ongrid Design

Single Floor Elevation with Rainwater Harvesting


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At Ongrid Design, our commitment to sustainability is as deep as our passion for aesthetics. Embracing eco-friendly living isn't just a trend for us; it's a philosophy that permeates every design decision. One of our proudest offerings in this domain is integrating rainwater harvesting systems in our single-floor elevation designs.

The Essence of Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater harvesting is an age-old practice with profound modern implications. At its core, it's the simple act of collecting and storing rain, which can later be used for various purposes, reducing our reliance on conventional water sources.

Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting

  • Sustainability: It's a renewable source of water that reduces the demand on municipal water supply.
  • Economic Benefits: Reduces water bills significantly.
  • Environmental Impact: Helps in reducing soil erosion and flooding in certain areas.

Merging Aesthetics with Sustainability

When we think of rainwater harvesting, bulky tanks and complex piping might come to mind, however, with Ongrid Design, these essential elements transform into design features.

Design Features

  • Underground Tanks: Cleverly concealed beneath landscaped gardens or patios, ensuring they don't disrupt the aesthetic appeal of the home.
  • Green Rooftops: These not only aid in the collection process but also add a green touch to the rooftop, making it usable and beautiful.
  • Stylish Gutters: Gone are the days of unsightly gutters. Our designs incorporate them as architectural highlights, playing with materials like copper or painted metal.

Single Floor Elevation: Why It Works Best?

Rainwater harvesting is especially effective with single-floor elevations for a multitude of reasons:

  1. Larger Roof Area: Compared to multi-storied structures, single-floor homes tend to have a more expansive roof area relative to their footprint, making water collection more efficient.
  2. Ease of Design Integration: With only one floor to consider, integrating the rainwater harvesting system becomes a seamless process.
  3. Maintenance: Having everything on a single level makes the system more accessible and easier to maintain.

Cultural Implications and Acceptance

In India, the practice of collecting rainwater has deep-rooted historical and cultural significance. Ancient temples and homes often had courtyards designed to collect rain, symbolising the importance of this precious resource. By integrating rainwater harvesting in modern homes, we're not just looking forward but also paying homage to a practice deeply embedded in our culture.

The Future is Green

As the world rapidly urbanises, the strain on natural resources grows. Adopting practices like rainwater harvesting in residential designs is more than just a nod to sustainability; it's a crucial step towards a greener future.


"Ongrid Design transformed our idea of a sustainable home into reality. Their single-floor design with rainwater harvesting is both functional and beautiful!" - Rajeev & Meena, Jaipur

"We've reduced our water bills by 40% after moving to our new home designed by OnGrid. The rainwater harvesting system is a game-changer!" - Anita, Bangalore

Incorporating rainwater harvesting into single-floor elevation designs is a testament to our belief that good design and sustainability can coexist harmoniously. At OnGrid.Design, we invite you to embrace this synergy and make a sustainable choice for your home.

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Elevation Designs: A Fusion of Tradition and Modernity

Welcome to Ongrid Design, where we craft facades that resonate. With a rich legacy spanning over two decades, we seamlessly blend traditional architecture with contemporary elements, resulting in elevations that speak volumes.

Understanding Elevation Designs

Elevation designs are not just about the visual appeal of a home's exterior. They are a comprehensive representation, capturing the essence of a dwelling, its cultural inspirations, and its modern aspirations, at OnGrid.Design, an elevation is more than a design; it's an architectural narrative.

The Architect's Vision on Elevation Designs

To our team of architects, crafting an elevation is akin to weaving a tale. It's about imbibing the legacy of traditional designs, understanding the pulse of modern trends, and marrying them into a cohesive blueprint. It's an art of balance, ensuring the design is timeless, relevant, and aesthetically captivating.

Your Journey with Ongrid Design

Step 1: Discovery

Every design journey begins with a conversation. We delve into understanding your vision, inspirations, and aspirations for the elevation.

Step 2: Conceptualization

Guided by your vision, our architects draft elevation designs that harmoniously blend traditional motifs with modern elements, ensuring every facade tells a story.

Step 3: Refinement

After the initial draft, we engage with you for feedback, refining and tweaking the design until it aligns perfectly with your vision.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is it just about the looks?

While aesthetics are vital, our elevation designs at Ongrid Design prioritise functionality, environmental considerations, and a seamless flow with the home's interiors.

How do you blend traditional and modern elements?

Our designs draw inspiration from age-old architectural motifs, which we then juxtapose with contemporary trends to create a harmonious facade.

Is customisation possible with my elevation design?

Of course! Customisation is at the heart of our design philosophy. We ensure each elevation is a unique reflection of the homeowner's vision.

Our Commitment to Excellence

At the intersection of age-old architectural wisdom and contemporary design trends lies our unique elevation designs. Our commitment is to provide homeowners with facades that are not just visually appealing but also deeply resonant.

Eager to craft a facade that stands as a testament to both tradition and modernity? Embark on your design journey with OnGrid.Design today.

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