Weekend Home

Site Area: 1200 sq mt
Built Up Area: 650 sq mt
Status – Completed
Project Team- Ruchi Patel, Anand Kurudi, Kajal Gupta
Structural Consultants – Base Engineering Services
MEP Consultants – LEAD Infrastructure 

Awards

1- selected for ‘The Merit List’. The Merit list is an initiative by Matter, to recognize projects of critical relevance in terms of design and thought in the context of contemporary Indian architecture.                                                                                                                                                                                                 2- Nominated for the NDTV Design and Architecture Awards 2015                                                                                                                                                            3- Nominated for the (AICA) Artists in Concrete Asia Awards 2015

The Weekend Home is a 4-bedroom residence in a gated community with a built up area of 6500 sq ft, and has clearly delineated visitor and private areas. The plan is a simple configuration of rooms around a courtyard. This central open space contains a kund and a large shade tree which breathes life into the surrounding sheltered zones. The emphasis here is on creating a constant dialogue between the inside and the outside.

Materials chosen are local stone, brick, exposed concrete, timber and glass to create textures and colors which are natural and bring warmth to the house.

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