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Project • By Arun Nalapat ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Home on the Hill

“...  the house sits rooted to the site, cloaked in greys and browns. The landscape hugging the walls, tying it to the hilltop. Unpretentious and modest, it succeeds in hiding its scale and secrets ...”   Set amidst the scenic hills of Kerala, this get-away home is sited atop one such hill, offering expansive views to the lush green terrain below and around it. Our clients requirements were simple - a contemporary retreat and the primary need for solitude.    The intent to blur the boundaries between the built and the natural spaces was fulfilled by bringing in the landscape into the midst of the house, splitting the residence from the inside. Large extended overhangs, enveloped in wood and evocative of t... More

Project • By FADD StudioApartments

The Sushi Home

If one were to describe this home as a human being, “tall, dark, and handsome” would be a great way to begin. This is immediately seen as the lobby seduces with its bold concentric rectangles of black and grey marble combined with dark enigmatic walls, high ceiling and charming cane furniture. This stylish and dusky beauty with its charcoal palette and ubiquitous luminosity is a home to a young, energetic couple and their son who spend a lot of their time between Germany and India.    Because of their life style, they wanted a home that felt international, contemporary, and elegant. The only request was that since the husband was a maker of high-end footwear, and because both of them loved shoes, that element must be... More

Project • By Eminence Architects [Research + Design]Private Houses

Residence | Skewed Vibe

A skewed plot set in a tight residential area in tripunithura, ernakulam and a one line expectation from the client “a spacious, well ventilated house with minimalistic unique features” has evolved into a skewed monotone house full of vibes. The east facing 5 cents plot is surrounded by a vacant land on to the west, a closely constructed house on the south and a passage for the plot behind on the north. The idea was to use the maximum plot area available keeping the angles intact.   The spaces of the house are juxtaposed as three principal bays. The zigzag entry steps through the central bay leads to a double height foyer space with the living room on to the right side. The living room has a split level ceiling with a lar... More