• A 100 Feet Cantilevered Design Deck Workspace In The Mountains of Nilgiris | Studio Detail

    Studio Detail Architects shaped a 100 feet cantilevered design deck workspace in the mountains of Nilgiris, fostering productivity with 180-degree panoramic views.

    Studio Detail Architects designed a one-of-a-kind workspace along a linear expanse, a long deck and and a cantilevered design extending upto 15 feet into the valley offering a 180-degree panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

    A 100 Feet Cantilevered Design Deck Workspace In The Mountains of Nilgiris | Studio Detail

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    Specifically curated for professionals such as businessmen, writers, musicians, composers and others seeking to untangle their thoughts which is simply not possible in the city’s bustling chaos. Surrendering to the calming embrace of nature, these individuals find inspiration in this serene environment, giving rise to fresh concepts and visions.

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    The space transforms into an exclusive vantage point with expansive glass windows, offering a view of enchanting sunsets and the evolving beauty of changing seasons. These sunsets paint the sky in warm hues, transitioning from fiery oranges to tranquil purples.

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    As daylight starts to emerge during dawn, mist delicately drapes the landscapes, blurring the boundaries between sky and landscape. The rhythmic change of seasons unfolds a captivating narrative, showcasing nature’s constant transformation.

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    The user’s mindset and productivity influences the ambience of the space. Therefore, every aspect from space arrangement and colour choices to lighting and furniture prioritises user comfort and its psychological impact.

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    Guided by colour psychology, the intentional choice of interior colours goes beyond aesthetics as each space presents colour tailored to specific activities or purposes.

    As one enters the workspace through the wooden door, a passage wall narrates Ooty’s time and place, connecting to other spaces. Serving as a portal, this wall recounts Ooty’s 200-year journey, from the days of colonization and the trade of tea and coffee to the intricate art of Toda Embroidery, locally known as Pukhoor.

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    Despite its contemporary design, the workspace remains firmly rooted in its origin. It showcases the rich legacy, culture and various eras of Ooty. The waiting area, intentionally adorned with a library, aims to captivate and engage individuals awaiting entry. Thus, it provides access to books for gaining the knowledge of surrounding world or their respective domains.

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    The sequence of spaces directs the projects through multiple phases of refinement. Starting with the pause which is created as a breathing space for casual conversations. Thus, it serves as a platform for individuals to exchange views and share fresh ideas.

    These ideas are further taken to the conference room and as per assigned tasks, teams are formed for discussions. This conference room accommodates 20-25 people, immersed in a calming green ambience. It is furnished with a long conference table and elevated seats. As a result, it creates an optimal setting for discussions of fresh ideas and fostering team bonding.

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    Transitioning to the brainstorming room, the utilization of the Blue Egg Chair doubles an individual’s creativity. Thus, it enables the analysis of ideas for solutions and improved concepts. The ideas are subsequently presented in the collaboration room, equipped with yellow seats within an illuminated space. This intentional arrangement aims to cultivate collaboration among participants and engage in further discussion to enhance decision-making. The incorporation of the colour red, known for enhancing strength and attention to detail, takes form in a lounge seat. Further it is taken to the detailing stage as individuals delve into the project’s depth.

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    The intentional positioning of vibrant furniture, juxtaposed with the adjacent wooden flooring and false ceiling in a well-lit space. Thus, it enhances the visual dynamism and aesthetic appeal of the spatial composition. A louver beneath the glass window serves a dual purpose. It ensures proper ventilation by allowing cool air from outside to enter inside. It also simultaneously expels hot air from interiors through the ceiling vent.

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    The workspace is crafted as not just as a traditional office design. It is a deliberate platform to curate experiences where individuals feel inspired, engaged, and empowered. The Design integrates with the user cultivating productive work and encouraging creative thinking.

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    Architecture is the thoughtful making of spaces. It is the creating of spaces that evoke a feeling of appropriate use.”- Louis I. Kahn.

    Fact File

    Designed by:
    Studio Detail

    Project Type: Office Interior Design

    Project Name: Deck 180⁰

    Location: Ooty, Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu

    Year Built: 2023

    Duration of the project: 5 Months

    Project Size: 1500 Sq.ft

    Principal Architect: Ar. Rohit Mohite

    Design Credits:
    Ar. Shri Asvin

    Photograph Courtesy: Dishank Shah

    Products / Materials / Vendors: Construction Materials – MS steel and glass / Lighting – Schneider Electric / Doors and Partitions – Saint-Gobain / Flooring – Vitofloor / Paint – Asian paints

    Consultants for the Project: Contractors – Jadee Interiors / Project Managers – Ronald / Interior Styling – Jainee shah

    Firm’s Website Link: Studio Detail

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