The Riparian House
Karjat, Mumbai, India
Year – 2015.
Type – Residential, Landscape.
Themes – Sustainability, Bamboo, Light, Green Roof.
Status – Completed.
The Riparian House is placed below the crest of a hillock at the foothills of the Ghats near Mumbai designed by architecture brio. The top of a vegetated roof merges with the top of the hillock, hiding the house while approaching. Inside the house, one can nevertheless enjoy the views to the north of the Irshalgad hill fortress and towards the west, the sunset while the river winds its way across the agricultural fields.
Beautiful Cantilevered balcony opens up a beautiful view of the woods. The side elevation has bamboo vertical fins acting as an aesthetic still earthy feeling to overall elevation.
The wooden patio creates a dramatic 360-degree view to enjoy every corner of the natural landscape.
Hidden courtyard with stone wall create a perfect ambiance and an idea of the non-existence of structure.
The courtyard is been untouched in a manner of nature existing stones / landscapes and the blend of the architectural element.
The primary space has minimal furniture with glass folded panels and stone textured flooring.