• This Home in Surat With Concrete Texture Wall Harmonizes Bright Elements | Mordhar Architects

    Nestled in the Surat city, this home with concrete texture wall harmonizes bright and airy elements while sauntering around 1662 SQ. FT. built-up area of Neelkanth Bungalow. The designer Karan captures the cool essence of the project through juxtaposing artistic floral-colored paintings with the rawness of grey concrete texture interior wall.

    This Home in Surat With Concrete Texture Wall Harmonizes Bright Elements | Mordhar Architects

    Design Principles

    The fundamental principles guided the design decisions was that the house be really private, not exposed to the street.

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    The long balconies on all floors brings the depth of keeping the spaces private. It brings in abundance of light, which creates an indoor comfort with natural plats.

    The swing and furnishings in the balcony bring the family together to enjoy ‘the simple pleasures of life’.

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    Artistic Expression

    The expression of subtle drama in the living room is created by the contoured ceiling from above and adhering against the raw concrete textured highlighting wall. The bright abstract painting balances out the coolness of grey concocting an impressive ambiance.

    Living Room

    The grey sofa harmonizes with the raw grey texture placed next to the long French window. An abundance of natural light floods the space for both the ambience and the lush plants present there.

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    One cannot avoid how the vintage gramophone is styled against the grey textured wall, creating an intriguing East-meets-West style design.

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    Open Floor Plan

    The visual movement on this open floor plan creates a feeling of expansiveness. It also provides communication between two spaces and deliver the convenience of interaction. As the eyes permeate along the room, the viewer will be enthralled with the hand painted floral art adjacent to the metal detailed archway.

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    It’s a saying, “when the chemistry is right—it works harmoniously.” This applies here for the contrast used in colors and forms used for the walls of staircase. Staircase leading to the other floors in harmonious articulation of light, textures, lines and colors.

    Dining and Kitchen

    The use of earthy tones through-out the living room, dining area and kitchen creates a specific rhythm. Thus, it ultimately creates a sense of movement.

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    Contrast is one of fundamental principles in the bedrooms, which ensures to be commendable. This principle is noticeable in the master bedroom through the use of pragmatic features such as linear planes, reflective panels, curved edges and contrast colors.

    The curved edges create a sense of sculptural yet utilitarian furniture. The bold yet simple handles on the wardrobe fathom out the uniqueness of the design.

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    Also, the big round light in the bed’s backdrop balance out of the whole vertical planes in the design.

    The round form of floral hand painting juxtaposed on the grey textured wall and blended with the headboard brings in the versatility which morph into exploring an alluring interplay of textures, colors and furnishings.

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    Emotion is the driving force for the other bedroom, it depicts an  interplay of natural light contributes to the overall relaxing atmosphere of the room.

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    The oscillating feature of grey concrete texture wall is again with the bold contrast of colors in bed and wardrobe.

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    Fact File

    Designed by: Mordhar Architects

    Project Type: Residential Architecture & Interior Design

    Project Name: Nilkanth Bunglow

    Location: Mota Varachha, Surat, Gujarat

    Year Built: 2021 -22

    Duration Of The Project: 1.2 Year

    Plot Area: 1750 Sq.Ft

    Built-Up Area: 1662 Sq.Ft

    Project Size: 43785 Sq.ft

    Principal Architect: Ar. Karan Ribadiya

    Photograph Courtesy: Studio 2:3

    Products / Materials / Vendors: Finishes -Delta / Wallcovering / Cladding -Rigve Texture / Lighting– On Off

    Firm’s Instagram Link: Mordhar Architects

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