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Kawal Singh Ahluwalia, left, built guest cottages so his daughter, Maithili, right, and son, Ashim, could spend more time at his home in what is known as the Hamptons of Mumbai.







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The bench and coffee table in Ashim Ahluwalia’s cottage were salvaged from an old film lab. Other pieces, like the lamp and Eames chairs, are from Bungalow 8, his sister’s store.






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