• ‘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 rich verdant.


    The main verandah overlooks stand-alone porch, clad in Travertine stone and surrounded by landscaped pockets which opens into a light-filled foyer extending to an open-to-sky courtyard while acting as a transition space segregating the public and private spaces.



    The formal living area connects to the outside with a river-facing deck overlooking the landscaped pockets. The dining area and open kitchen are connected to the family living area which looks into a verandah surrounding the large enclosed courtyard. The bedrooms are arranged around this patio, behind the wall of which is a staircase leading to the service and utility area.


    The ‘Hidden House’ Riverfront Residence is characterized by slender vertical lines – seen in the L-shaped louvers screening the exterior walls and subtly emphasized in the selection of furniture and other interior elements – standing out in the midst of the organic outlines of the landscaping.



    The muted colour palette dominated greys and browns are intermittently accentuated by rose gold trims, adding a hint of sheen to the flooring, furniture and lighting fixtures.


    Project Details:


    Client – Mr Rasheed V.K

    Location – Azhinjilam, Calicut

    Area- 12,000

    Project Team – DAC

    Architect – Ar. Brijesh Shailjal

    Project Manager – Fasin. K

    Ar. Coordinator – Ar. Sarath Sarasan

    Int. Coordinator – Mr Praveen

    Site Engineers – Javid & Sareesh

    Electrical Consultant-Edge Cochin

    MEP Consultant –Edge Cochin

    Structural Consultant-Streamline consortium, Calicut

    Interior – Shyam Enterprises

    Photography- Running Studios




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