parkHAUS / studioHAUS

parkHAUS / studioHAUS

© Jignesh Jhaveri © Ritesh Ramaiah © Ritesh Ramaiah © Ritesh Ramaiah + 23

  • Architects: studioHAUS
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  7000 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Photographs Photographs:  Ritesh Ramaiah, Jignesh Jhaveri
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Fantini, Bharat Floorings, KOY, Lighting, Rempp Kitchen
  • Architect In Charge: Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar
  • Design Team: studioHAUS
  • Clients: Mrs. Marushka, Rohan Seolekar
  • Collaborators: inHAUS
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© Jignesh Jhaveri
© Jignesh Jhaveri

Text description provided by the architects. ParkHAUS, a 7000 sq.ft modern open plan villa, was designed with a contemporary vision. Bespoke luxury takes on a whole new meaning expressed here in every detail through the concept of design and the construction details. A glazed walkway allows you to peek into the basement lounge. With a rectangular floor plate and full-length glass on both sides, the living spaces are undivided with possibilities for expansion and entertainment. The lush, tropical landscape is brought inside the house allowing a panoramic view of the greenery and the monsoon, the true delights of Pune.

© Ritesh Ramaiah
© Ritesh Ramaiah
Ground floor plan
Ground floor plan
© Ritesh Ramaiah
© Ritesh Ramaiah
© Ritesh Ramaiah
© Ritesh Ramaiah

Sculptural furnishings designed by Kunaal Kyhaan for his design brand KOY, create a bold dialogue between the white walls and bejeweled seamless terrazzo flooring. Energies associated with the semi-precious stones placed by hand in the white concrete of the floor, cosmically charge different areas of the house. ParkHAUS, a 7000 sq.ft open-plan modern villa, was designed with a contemporary vision. Bespoke luxury takes on a whole new meaning, expressed here in every detail through the concept of design and the details of the construction. With a rectangular floor plan and full-length glass on both sides, the living spaces are undivided with possibilities for expansion and entertainment.

© Ritesh Ramaiah
© Ritesh Ramaiah

Color is celebrated throughout the space. The lush, tropical landscape is brought inside the house, allowing a panoramic view of the greenery and the monsoon, the true delights of Pune. Sculptural furnishings designed by EDIDA winner Kunaal Kyhaan for his design brand KOY create a bold dialogue with the white walls, including a modular sofa composed of multiple elements in shades of amber and amethyst. The kitchen island is a sculptural interplay of "live edge" wood and stainless steel set against a ‘meat-like’ patterned marble. The basement is an open space with natural light streaming in through the glass walkway above. A Terrazzo floor made of semi-precious stones – quartz, jasper and aventurine - individually hand-set into the cement charges different areas of the house with cosmic energy.

© Ritesh Ramaiah
© Ritesh Ramaiah
First floor plan
First floor plan
© Ritesh Ramaiah
© Ritesh Ramaiah

A guest bedroom on the lower level has a concrete ceiling revealing a network of pipes that resembles a subway map, and a marble-clad, Mondrian-inspired bathroom in black and white marble that allows for a sensual shower experience through the rainbow iridescent glass. 100-year-old seasoned teak salvaged from an older property provides a vertical passage up to the private living room. From the outside, it looks like a giant curved feature wall but a secret opening reveals a teardrop-shaped room. Here elegant crockery and prestigious wine bottles are styled to perfection, and wine tastings within the woody space hint at the sensual experience of being inside a wine cellar.

© Ritesh Ramaiah
© Ritesh Ramaiah

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Cite: "parkHAUS / studioHAUS" 01 May 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/938259/parkhaus-studiohaus/> ISSN 0719-8884

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