The client wanted to transform an old and tiny DDA house located in Patparganj, Delhi. His brief was to revamp the cramped house while preserving its nostalgic charm and incorporating modern minimalistic elements. A renovated house that creates a sense of spaciousness and maximizes natural light with the objective to enhance both the aesthetics and functionality.
A Renovated House that Creates a Sense of Spaciousness and Maximizes Natural Light | J+AM Storey
Visit: J+AM Storey
The house had a modest area of 950 sq.ft and required a complete renovation to become a liveable 3 BHK home. The aim was to make the house feel larger and more inviting within the limited space available. Every corner of the house was utilized efficiently, striking a balance between the confined space and the desired openness and utility.
Our top priority was to maintain the house’s original character throughout the renovation process. By combining old and new elements, we achieved a unique blend that honored the past while embracing the present. The integration of original terrazzo chip flooring with modern interiors created a seamless fusion of old and new, reflecting the timeless appeal of the house while accommodating contemporary living. This transformation breathed new life into the house while preserving its cherished history.
To create a more spacious, airy, and functional home, we reconfigured the floor plan by strategically removing or relocating walls to establish an open-plan layout that facilitates a seamless flow between different areas.
The layout underwent modifications, including the relocation of the entryway. Existing bedroom walls and the wardrobe were demolished to create an open drawing room that connects to the dining area and lobby.
Additionally, the kitchen was expanded both in length and width to optimize its extension and coverage. The two toilets were expanded by utilizing the dead space inside the shaft, allowing for more spaciousness.
Emphasizing proper circulation and open spaces, we also focused on maximizing natural light by incorporating larger windows. This infusion of natural light not only brightened the interiors but also created a sense of openness and connectivity with the outdoors.
Retaining and Blending the Original Terrazzo Chip Flooring with Modern Interiors: Our primary objective was to preserve the cost-saving benefits of reusing the existing flooring while introducing a fresh, contemporary aesthetic. The aim was to achieve a harmonious balance between the old and the new, ensuring that the modern interiors enhance the beauty and durability of the original flooring.
By reusing the original flooring, we not only reduced costs within a limited budget but also embraced sustainability through repurposing. This approach respected the history and character of the space while infusing it with a modern, updated look.
Smart storage solutions and multifunctional furniture were incorporated to optimize the utility of the limited space, meeting the practical needs of the occupants. To add a modern touch, the design included minimalistic elements that emphasized simplicity, clean lines, and functionality. The use of neutral color palettes, sleek finishes, and uncluttered spaces contributed to a fresh, contemporary ambiance.
When integrating new elements like lighting fixtures, art pieces, and decor, we followed a cohesive approach to maintain harmony between the old and the new. Carefully curated artwork and decorative accents complemented the existing character of the house, adding visual interest.
Designed by: J+AM Storey
Project Type: Residential Interior Design
Project Name: Dwell 30
Location: Patparganj, New Delhi
Year Built: 2023
Duration of the project: 5 Months
Project Size: 950 Sq.ft
Project Cost: 30 Lakhs
Principal Architects: Ar. Jaanshi Bhatia & Ar. Amit Bhatia
Design Credits: Ar. Mihir Sharma
Photograph Courtesy: Bharat Aggarwal Photography
Products / Materials / Vendors: Wallcovering / Cladding – veneer, wallpaper, paint / Lighting – WHITE LIGHTS / Sanitaryware – GROHE / Windows – KALCO / Flooring – KARISHMA TILE / Kitchen – Arancia Kitchen / Paint – ASIAN PAINTS / Artefacts – Locally procured / Wallpaper – Life and Colors / Hardware – DORSET
Firm’s Website Link: J+AM Storey
Firm’s Instagram Link: J+AM Storey
Firm’s Facebook Link: J+AM Storey
For Similar Projects >> A House Fostering a Modern Atmosphere and Offering Ample Space
Pamposh Penthouse expresses its love for eclectic living in this modern art deco interior design in New Delhi. A Modern Art Deco Interior Design Instance | Design Deconstruct Our vision based on the client brief was of a party pad. Something different from what we usually do. Involving a lot of art deco elements and […]
In an Indian household, the kitchen is the heart of the home, and Vastu for Kitchen is one of the most important factors to consider. Cooking elaborate recipes can take a significant amount of time in the kitchen to prepare a delectable meal. As a result, applying Vastu principles to the kitchen is critical to […]
The main door and the safety door are finished in light tones and walnut veneer, which are further adorned with a grey customized metal grill to stand different from the boring CNC cut pattern for safety jali. The safety door seamlessly merges with exterior paneling décor with deeping pattern of lotus and Shree Kantha. This […]
As you enter the apartment, a veil of privacy gently welcomes you, drawing you into a realm where every corner holds secrets waiting to be unraveled. Step into a home where modernity meets the timeless allure of mid-century design. Editor’s Note: Melange home expresses many sides of its communicative moods. There are varied textures and […]
When we first met our discerning client, their desire for a truly exceptional residence was evident, and we were determined to exceed their expectations. This Meticulously Designed Gurgaon 4BHK Home is a Testament to Luxury and Elegance | The Space Affair Visit: The Space Affair In this meticulously designed Gurgaon 4BHK home is a testament […]
The right Sofa Colour Combination makes the space more spacious and welcoming. There is a wide range of light and dark sofa colour options in the market, which can be quite daunting. However, understanding the impact of light on colours and textures can simplify the task while deciding the Sofa Colour Combination For Your Living […]
Ar. Mrugini Pandya, founder of Robust Studio shares her compelling design journey that began from her deep interest towards design. Robust Studio is based in Vadodara, Gujarat, led by Ar. Mrugini Pandya. Since childhood, she had a bug for design and soon enough it flourished in her professional practice. After finishing her studies in design, […]
Editor’s Note: Quaint, adorable and pretty traits showcase this apartment with a mix of contemporary and ethnic highlight. Smeared across in shades that are subtle in nature, there is an out of the box pairing of materials and selections. The minimal fluting puts light on everything that makes this residence a soothing haven. ~ Nishal […]
Interior Design Trends 2024 will give valuable insights for creating spaces that truly resonate with your unique personality and lifestyle. As we step into 2024 in 3 months, the interior design world will be abuzz with fresh ideas and innovative concepts. Similar to this year, Interior Design Trends 2024 will witness a convergence of timeless […]
Home is just but a reflection of the people residing in it. And here in this house, every nook and space is a resonance of A young couple with an unbridled modern outlook, and informal, easy-going warmth. Their brief was to have an Open, Airy and Warm home with an amalgam of contemporary and Indian-folksy […]