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Traditional Kerala houses have sloped roofs covered in terracotta tiles to help water drainage and cool the interiors.
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The entrance of a traditional Kerala house has an impressively designed door with a tiled roof.
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Traditional Kerala houses usually have a backyard with various small and large plants.
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Courtyards are an essential part of every Kerala house. The nadumuttom, or central courtyard, is the focal point of a traditional Kerala house.
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The living room of a Kerala home has wooden sofa sets and a coffee table. One can spot a courtyard from the space.
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Traditional Kerala houses have pillars on the walls that support the roof frame.
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Traditional Kerala houses have charupadi or veranda seating and a built-in wooden seat on an extended porch or balcony.
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Charupadi is the traditional seating that allows one to take advantage of the open poomukham and veranda to enjoy the rain.
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Red oxide flooring is very popular in traditional Kerala houses. It is a sustainable and eco-friendly option compared to other floorings.
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