Ahmedabad old city of 17th century onwards exemplify the collective communal life style where communities shared togetherness to the utmost level, caring for all the families irrespective of their economic status. This bondage was, of course, a result of religious ties which was the common link however the level of agreement, accommodation and adjustments achieved surpasses the mundane matters of self-interest. These qualities amply exhibited in the resultant community settlement is unparallel in value base and lends a very strong character to the town structure. A house makes a city and vice-a-versa is perfectly demonstrated here. The four illustrations here try to show the house within a settlement. This richness of quality of town-form emerging and its reflected glory of architecture of a house form is a very rich heritage we have today.