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Svasti – The Banyan Tree | ESSTEAM

Snehal Shah Residence, Svasti – The Banyan Tree | ESSTEAM INTRODUCTION: ESSTEAM Having worked on nearly 500 design projects in the last fifteen years as a principal, nothing can be more challenging than designing a villa for self. So many ideas, so many possibilities and so many aspirations! All of this comes down to the vision[Read More]

House is an Expression in Dhrangadhra Stone | SPASM

House is an Expression in Dhrangadhra Stone | SPASM Text description provided by the architects. This is a private home in Ahmedabad, is an expression in Dhrangadhra stone. The stone used in many of the architectural antiquities of Ahmedabad. The stone has a mottled texture and bone coloration, available in blocks; slabs and dust from quarries nearby it[Read More]

Brick House Draws Inspiration From Traditional Kerala Architecture | Kamat & Rozario Architecture

Brick House Draws Inspiration From Traditional Kerala Architecture | Kamat & Rozario Architecture Text description provided by the architects. The design developed from the client’s brief, which was to have a modern house inspired by the family’s roots in Kerala, India. We looked towards traditional palace construction of Kerala for inspiration. We noticed a few key[Read More]

Residence Design Interplay Between Contemporary and Classical Style of Architecture | Uneven

Residence Design Interplay Between Contemporary and Classical Style of Architecture | Uneven Kalrav Residence The residence designed for Mr Sachin Patel is a perfect example of the interplay between the contemporary and classical style of architecture. In an attempt to blur the lines between the new and the old, thus Kalrav was designed. It overlooks[Read More]

The Garden House | Calicut | De earth

The Garden House | Calicut | De earth The garden house attempts to incorporate the contemporary needs of a single family of doctors with their parents in Calicut, Kerala. The fast-changing family structure in Kerala results in houses with fewer people, built spaces without breathing spaces. Homes turning out to be a showpiece sculpture where[Read More]

‘Hidden House’ – Riverfront Residential Project by ‘DAC’

‘Hidden House’ – Riverfront Residential Project by ‘DAC’ This sprawling house situated on the banks of the Chaliyar River is characterized by fine vertical lines, rustic hues of Travertine stone and a hint of sheen. Entering the site through a cobblestoned driveway that follows the curves of the meandering river, the house is nested within[Read More]

House Around a Central Courtyard | Charged Voids

House Around a Central Courtyard | Charged Voids To freeze emotion into architecture To practice restraint of opening To gain the strength of enclosure To satiate spirit in the space To celebrate life in dance   BRIEF. To design a house for a single old lady & her tenants for ensuring security. CONCEPT. The concept was devised[Read More]

सारांश– Nitin Varsha House | URBSCAPES

Saraansh – Nitin Varsha House | URBSCAPES House is a summary of one’s beliefs and values. So is Nitin Varsha House. Situated in the eastern part of Ahmedabad, the house sits on a square plot with two shared walls, allowing views to the corner opening. With road on two sides, the house open ups to[Read More]

PARADISO, A Suburban Paradise | TAO Architecture

PARADISO, A Suburban Paradise | TAO Architecture A 2-acre plot in a mushrooming residential suburb of Pune posed a unique challenge for its owners; that of ensuring for their home, visual privacy from the towering high rise apartments in the neighbourhood.     Built for a joint family spanning three generations, Paradiso not only successfully protects[Read More]

The Heart of the House is the Double Height Courtyard | Neogenesis+Studi0261

The Heart of the House is the Double Height Courtyard | Neogenesis+Studi0261 | Surat. Text description provided by the architects. The project aims at creating an economically modest built form for an agriculturist and his family. Abstraction of urban farming could be seen in both exterior and interior spaces. The design uses the natural light and[Read More]