Following the modern architecture trends, residential architecture is growing dynamically in terms of planning along with aesthetics, where designers are approaching functionality of a house in new ways, that results in unique spaces. Besides planning, the classic materials such as bricks and texture plasters are making a comeback in various exploratory ways. Here are the ten most striking and inspiring modern houses where architects are bravely taking façade design to new heights.
This intriguing façade is a result of two brothers’ dream to create a statement amongst modern houses that honors the family and carries forward their ancestral values. Inspired by the traditional structures, the house is independent in the interior and secured by the thick peripheral exteriors. Similar to the older castle concepts, the designers put a modern spin on the outer walls, resulting in a spatial façade.
Designed by : PMA Madhushala
Project Type : Residence
Project Name : Gadi House
Location : Talegaon Dabhade, Puna
Year built : 2020
Size : 10,764 sq.ft
Principal Architect : Prasanna Morey
Team Design Credits : Naresh Shivakoti ,Darshan ,Divya Jyoti,
Photography Courtesy: Hemant Patil
Products and Materials : Hettich, Saint-Gobain, Tata Steel, Duravit, Queo
Consultants for the Project : Builder : Chetan Khandge | Stonework : Dnyaneshwar Dhotre and team | Brickwork : Shakeel and team | Ips Flooring : Bhagwandas and team | Structural Consultant : Subduction Zone Consultants
Plaster is one of the most commonly used material in the construction field. Any building is not complete without plaster. Forming new application of this material, in Casa Aum, the plaster is used as an aesthetic element which caters to the building strength as well. Giving a Moroccan look, this Ahmedabad house is a great example of traditional material experimented in a new way.
Designed by : Mistry Architects
Project Type : Residential
Project Name : Casa AUM, residence for Sujan & Aastik
Location : Ahmedabad
Year Built : 2020
Duration of project : 18 months
Project Size : 3700 sq.ft
Project Cost Appx : 1.8 Cr
Principal Architect : Ar. Sharukh Mistry
Team Design Credits : Ar. Deepa.S.Wani , Anand , Anagha.L
Photography Courtesy : Umang Shah Photography
Consultants for the Project : MEP Consultants – Meca Engineering | Structure Engineers – Cruthi
Located in a premium area of Belgaum, this house design is a strict Vastu oriented form. The brief was to design twin bungalows for two brothers representing completely different personalities yet can connect and look as one. Following the basis of Vastu, the façade of the house displays a play of vertical and horizontal geometry along with open to sky pockets. Wooden being the fascist element of the current modern houses, adds warmth and lightness to the façade.
Designed by : Jalihal Associates
Project Type: Residential
Project Name : Twin House
Location : Belgaum, Karnataka
Duration of project : 1 year 8 months
Built up Area : 12,000 sq.ft
Principal Architect : Juned Jalihal
Team Design Credits : Pratidnya Patil ( Project Architect), Suraj Ganachari ( Visualisation)
Photograph Courtesy : Shamanth Patil Photography
Products and Materials : Finishes : Colortek india , ICA pidilite , Jotun | Wallcovering / Cladding : Wallpaperscissor , The Stone Casa , Nexion , CMC Marbles | Construction Materials : RCC Frame Structure , Burnt Brick Masonary | Lighting : Hybec | Sanitaryware : Hansgrohe | Windows : My Windows | Furniture : Trezure furniture , Mauble Furniture | Flooring: CMC marbles, Nexion , Trysquare Wooden Flooring | Kitchen : Hafele | Paint: Jotun | Artefacts : Address home, Cane boutique, The Purple Turtles | Hardware : Hafele , CNR , Albatur
Consultants for the Project : Structure Engineers : Dileep Kulkarni and Associates , Belgaum | MEP & HVAC Consultants: Aircon , Belgaum | Acoustics Consultants : Crystal Harp Technologies Mumbai | Contractors, Project Managers : AR constructions
This house is a classic exposed brick and concrete house integrating simple geometry and minimal aesthetics. The couple was clear with the thoughts of having a simple looking house that can express its natural beauty. When one passes through the house, the large circular entrance in the façade engages the viewer instantly, yet keeping the rest of the elevation interesting enough to merge with it.
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Designed By : TRAANSPACE
Project Name : The Brick House
Location : Vadodara
Year Built : 2021
Area : 6500 sq.ft.
Design Team : Urvi Shah, Supriya Karkare, Sanjana, Nupur
Lead Architect : Urvi Shah
Structural Consultants : SVN Consultants
Electrical Consultants : Oreintal Electricals
Site Executor : Anil Marathe
Plumbing Consultants : Krupalu Consultants
Photography By : Umang Shah
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This modern beautiful house situated in Ahmedabad, integrates light, air, earthy material palette and tranquility in its design core. The façade illustrates a balanced look with the choice of colors and materials and the large box structures, in which, full height glass windows generate a transparency feel to the overall concrete chunks.
Designed By : The Grid Architects
Project Name : Casa Bianca
Location : Ahmedabad, India
Year : 2021
Area : 6983 ft²
Principal Architects : Snehal Suthar, Bhadri Suthar
Photographs : Photographix
Exposed brick buildings are existing since long time though, it has taken a new spin in trending façade designs for residences. Acknowledging the various possibilities with bricks, Designers have started adapting it to a new level. The House of Courts by Dada and Partners also represents traditional material brick façade used in an uncommon way.
Designed by : DADA & Partners
Project Type : Residence
Project Name : House of Courts
Location : Gurugram
Year built: 2020
Size : sq feet : 6000 ft²
Junior Architects : Saurabh Syal, Debdeep Dam
Principal Architect : Mukul Arora
Interior Design : Lopez Design Studio, DADA & Partners
Photography Courtesy : Lightzone India
Products and Materials :Manufacturers : Toto, thyssenkrupp, ALCOI, Dorma, Sollfege | Furniture Design : Lopez Design Studio | Home Automation System : Sollfege | Aluminum Work : ALCOI Building Systems | Steel Fabrication : Usmaan Steel worksStructure : P Arora & Associates Pvt Ltd | Building Contractor : Sugan Lal Contractors | Energy and Sustainable Consultants : PSI energy | Solar Energy Consultant : Bhambri enterprise.
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Manufacturers : Toto, thyssenkrupp, ALCOI, Dorma, Sollfege | Furniture Design : Lopez Design Studio | Home Automation System : Sollfege | Aluminum Work : ALCOI Building Systems | Steel Fabrication : Usmaan Steel works
Structure : P Arora & Associates Pvt Ltd | Building Contractor : Sugan Lal Contractors | Energy and Sustainable Consultants : PSI energy | Solar Energy Consultant : Bhambri enterprise.
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One might have heard about rammed earth construction in modern houses, though it is not seen commonly in architecture practice. Even so, rammed earth is getting its popularity now because of the extreme changes in the environment. This house boldly explores rammed earth construction as its core in the design. In fact, the beautiful lines and colors emerging from rammed earth is not just eye-catching but also giving a natural twist to a boring concrete wall.
Design Firm: SferaBlu Architects + Naman Shah Architects
Project Name: Meethi-Mishti nu Mati Ghar
Completion Year: 2020
Area: 440 sq.mt.
Lead Architect: Naman Shah
Architectural Design: Tarjini Parikh, Binal Shah, Jasmit Bagga
Interior Design: Rahul Patil
Project Interns: Shreya Biscuitwala, Lavina Alagh, Niyati
Project Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Photography: Umang Shah
The clients wanted a classic modern house where all the bedrooms and private spaces are overlooking the vast backyard garden. Resulting in a house development with an interesting back façade with large floor to ceiling openings. Here, the material palette is straight forward wood, exposed concrete and glass where the warm wood element balances the stale concrete look while having the sun light play through glass, louvers and screens.
Designed by: Modo Designs
Project: Inside Out House
Year of completion: 2020
Area: 1170 sq.mt.
Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Lead Architect: Arpan Shah
Photography: Ishita Sitwala – The Fishy Project, Anar Gunjaria
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Pure minimalism is what this clearly expresses. Despite of the minimal exterior, the house is designed keeping light and ventilation in mind. The facades are result of manipulating light and air for the functionality of the interior spaces. The architecture language is kept simple with the use of concrete finish and white plastered walls reflecting the clients’ lifestyle.
Designed by: Crest Architecture
Project: Framed House
Area: 2300 sq.ft.
Location: Bangalore, India
Design Team: Vikas and Vishwas
Client: Mr. Chenappa
Photography: Shamanth Patil J
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Cuckoo’s nest is a modern house design inspired by traditional South Indian temple complex. The house is in layered formation having tall fence as a barrier from the busy streets. Despite being modern, the brick fence and a pitched roof gives a traditional feel to the façade. The fusion of various materials such as; marble, granite, plaster, exposed concrete and brick are well balanced to create an eye catching exterior for the public.
Designed by: Between Spaces
Project: Cuckoo’s Nest
Year of Completion: 2020
Site Area: 313.5 sq.mt.
Built-up Area: 565 sq.mt.
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka
Design Team: Shveta Mohan, Pramod Jaiswal & Divya E
Photography: Shamanth J Patil
Weather you choose to go for minimalism or ornamentation, it is evident that the adaptation of aesthetic appeal in residential architecture is a consideration. In current scenario, as the saying goes, “old is gold”, reworking traditional techniques along with exploring new materials is the key to design your next house.
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