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Satish Nayak Residence / The Design Firm

  • 01:00 - 21 November, 2009
Satish Nayak Residence / The Design Firm
Satish Nayak Residence / The Design Firm, © The Design Firm
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Bangalore, India
  • Architects

    The Design Firm
  • Project Head Architects

    Sujit Muralidhar & K Krubha Karan
  • Project Architect

    Phanindra, Antony Justus
  • Models

    Dinesh G
  • Structural Consultants

    Sigma Consultants, Mr. Satish Shanoy
  • P H E Consultants

    P K Consultants, Mr. Prasanna Kumar
  • Client

    Mr.Satish Nayak
  • Contractors

    Vivek and Co.
  • Budget

    Rs.35 lakhs
  • Area

    204.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

From the architect. The architecture of this building is to create a dichotomy of cultural, futuristic, aesthetic and function. This dwelling takes the maximum advantage of light although to the detriment of its function.

The objectives of this project has to do with economy and also with the perception of the areas designed to be enjoyed by senses. Though the house is located near to a busy road on the rear of the property the front of the house are tranquil.

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© The Design Firm

The evolution of the design came from a simple geometric compositions which complemented to the spatial and distinction of layouts.

The image of “containers” placed on top of another occurred when it was decided for two families and was situated at the end of a corner road.

The concept applied intended to combine 2 houses with different economies and distinct housing layouts, one of which have to integrate for rental occupancy with limited economy.

The plot measuring 2200 sq ft, located at the end of a corner road in an upcoming suburban layout of Bangalore. This east facing house is divided into 2 sections as lower house comprised of a 2 bed dwelling unit purely for rental occupancy, whereas the upper levels comprised of a formal lounge, courtyard, and bedrooms on second level.

This SN house is an attempt for climatic and applied energy efficient principles in architecture. Its simple, compact planning integrates accessible construction technologies with simple design solutions. It demonstrates that energy effectiveness results not of the exhibition of means – technological or material but of its capacity in answering rationally to many requirements of human living.

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© The Design Firm

From Architectural design to adequate definition of particular solutions, the SN house shows that its possible to integrate contemporary technologies to sustainable solutions – good design as the support to good human comfort.

The result is remarkable for its simplicity, sense of adequacy and economy, respecting the greater values of environmental sustainability that served as inspiration.

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