Posts Tagged as: Indian Houses

A home for the Guptas | Raghuveer Kathpalia

A home for the Guptas | Raghuveer Kathpalia

A home for the Guptas designed by Raghuveer Kathpalia is a home for a family of 7 people and it is located in Sanand, Gujarat. The home has been an inquiry into what it means to settle, one of the many ways in which one can do that.

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Rock House – weekend villa | The Grid Architects

Rock House – weekend villa | The Grid Architects

Rock House – weekend villa, intimate weekend home situated near Ahmedabad is birthed from the desire to be one with nature. It has been shaped and worked by locals’ hands using local materials — especially Dhrangadhdra stone.

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Brickly Affair | GreyScale Design Studio

Brickly Affair | GreyScale Design Studio

In Brickly Affair it was an interesting task to include all the client’s needs in a tight site of a typical setting in urban Bangalore. The two driving ideas for this project were, toying with the basic elements of construction to come up with the statement feature, and making the house focus inwards.

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CP Residence | Studionine Architects

CP Residence | Studionine Architects

Project Description (Text as submitted by architect) Designed by Studionine Architects, this residence in suburban Ahmedabad revels in delicate tracery and the warmth of natural light. As a response to the client’s needs of simplicity, low-maintenance and soothing spaces, this home, designed specifically for an elderly couple unfolds through simple, efficient planning. Beginning with a […]

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A Home in Between | Ego Design Studio

A Home in Between | Ego Design Studio

Ego Design Studio is an attempted mediation between user and designer- the former accommodating the intimate spatial personalisation and memory formation by the client, while the latter becomes the image, or signature, of the architect.

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Kecherile Veedu | Finder Studio

Kecherile Veedu | Finder Studio

‘Kecheriyile Veedu’ is an attempt at recalling the memories of the sound of raindrops falling in the courtyard, people sitting and conversing around it, the feeling of the warmth of mud walls and wood, the coziness of spaces; one may find him or herself drifting into their nostalgic memories of yesteryears every once in a while.

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Home of Blended Pluralities | Ego Design Studio

Home of Blended Pluralities |  Ego Design Studio

Home of Blended Pluralities in Poojapura, Trivandrum, deisgned by Ego Design Studio explores spaces of traditional content, entwined with the features of a modern home. Both the spatial constructs interact and explore each other, through the gardens associated with the mango trees- who existed before all.

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Creative Lab House | Meeta Jain Architects

Creative Lab House | Meeta Jain Architects

Ar. Meeta Jain began with the very fundamentals, as Creative Lab House being one’s ‘haven’, a private ‘container’ through which one also connects to “elements of nature and neighborhood”.

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Rolling Stones Estate | Meeta Jain Architects

Rolling Stones Estate | Meeta Jain Architects

A group of 5 friends serendipitously came together when a beautiful site in the outskirts
of Bengaluru, fell into their laps. The site is a beautiful retreat aloof the bustling city, as it merges with the farmlands around.

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Garden house | Hiren Patel Architects [HPA]

Garden house | Hiren Patel Architects [HPA]

The exterior is a combination of box forms with overhanging wood finish flat roof stone cladded walls and large glasses. The entire house is a stone cladding with local sand stone.

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Pirouette House| Wallmakers

Pirouette House| Wallmakers

Located smack in the middle of an urban and crowded locale of Trivandrum, the site was a small plot that was being suffocated by other residential projects from all four sides. The idea of this residence was to have an inward facing house with all its spaces opening into a funneling central courtyard. The house is aligned in the East-West direction with openings facilitating for maximum cross-ventilation.

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Identiti Advertising Renovation | Meister Varma Architects

Identiti Advertising Renovation | Meister Varma Architects

Identiti is a mid-size advertising and branding agency run by a father-sons trio who wished to consolidate their home and office in different parts of the city into a spacious live-work unit. By the time we were approached, a building had been purchased for this purpose on a relatively compact site. The existing structure was an archetype of a build-to-rent style prevalent throughout Kerala with low daylight and even lesser character. Cramped room sizes resulting from a half-baked interpretation of Vastu made matters worse.

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Maison Kochi | Meister Varma Architects

Maison Kochi | Meister Varma Architects

Built on a tight 170 sqm plot for a family of four Maison Kochi also functions as studio and office in the South Indian city of Kochi. The west facing building is delineated in 2 volumes, the taller south-west block shading the shorter north-east one throughout the day.

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Paliam Veedu | Meister Varma Architects

Paliam Veedu | Meister Varma Architects

The brief was to design a home that could host their frequent visits and double up as accommodation for the multitude of classical artists and performers who grace the annual family festival. The design takes a cue from the traditional Kerala architecture around but introduces a gable to contain the building edges. A rainwater channel in polished cement replaces the eaves and helps direct water in a more controlled way for storage.

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Badari Residence | Cadence Architects

Badari Residence | Cadence Architects

The Badri residence is a house designed on a typical tight knit urban plot measuring 2400sft. The client requirement was further distinguished into two kinds of spaces. The building’s exterior and interiors was conceptualized as an assemblage of a series of episodes that seek ‘delight’ through architectural effects.

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Althan Twin Houses | Studio ii

Althan Twin Houses | Studio ii

Placed on a narrow site with blank walls on both sides and surrounded by dense neighborhood, this ‘Gala’ required that it can still breathe while remaining introvert.

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