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Lakeshore Residence, Modern Home Design with Indian Architecture by Miró Rivera Architects

September 15, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Home Design, Modern Home

Lakeshore Residence, Modern Home Design with Indian Architecture by Miró Rivera Architects 1

Lakeshore Residence, Modern Home Design with Indian Architecture by Miró Rivera Architects 2

Lakeshore Residence is Modern Home Design with Indian Architecture, designed by Miró Rivera Architects. Lakeshore Residence subtle Indian influences mixed with a modern sensibility. The architects have previously studied in India domes of stone architecture, we step intricate wells and towers of the temple. Summary versions have included input pattern, terraces and ponds, a puja (prayer) room, the highest element of the building, according to Indian tradition. The owner has requested and the extensive use of white stone and glass, an architect responded with a composition that combines white and stone exterior with copper and outside the forest. (more…)

B-99 House Design by DADA and Partners, in Gurgaon, India

June 24, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Architecture, Home Design

Designed by DADA and Partners, located in Gurgaon, India.
The courtyard that forms the center of the house faces south and is overlooked by living and bedroom areas on the ground and first floors. Adjacent to the courtyard is a steel staircase connecting the upper floors. On the ground and first floors, rooms at front and rear are connected by ‘bridge-like’ spaces running along the courtyard. Also running in parallel is a two feet deep wall that at places acts as a shading device for large windows or incorporates built-in timber benches overlooking the open courts.

B-99 House Design by DADA and Partners, in Gurgaon, India 1

Courtyards have been an inherent design feature of Indian architecture serving as a climate modifier, a social gathering space and are referred to as ‘Brahmasthana’ (sacred center) of a house. Architects have used this idea and organized the functions around the central courtyard on both floors.

B-99 House Design by DADA and Partners, in Gurgaon, India 2

The staircase custom-designed and fabricated out of steel and timber feels as if it is hung in middle of this lofty volume filled with light, facing a full height transparent wall. This glass and steel skin turns horizontal at the top and becomes part of the roof.
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