Vahadivan Home / Design Work Group
Textual content description supplied by the architects. What’s extra lovely than to be waking up by the sounds of birds, to have the ability to inhale the recent earthy scent and witness the rising solar? Positioned roughly 10kms away from town of Surat, this farmhouse is a house to not simply its occupants, but additionally a peaceable place for varied wildlife to develop. The group designed a ‘house’ for the purchasers whose roots are from saurashtra. The transient was a weekend abode that mirrored their curiosity in spending high quality time along with household and associates, while integrating the pure surroundings.
In response to the property’s triangular-shaped setting, the location of areas turned out to be a chance to discover inside the difficult boundaries. The location entrance from the southwest greets the close to and pricey ones with the aroma of orchards located to their proper aspect. A round chowk designed proper close to the principle entry reminds us of one of many necessary components of previous occasions; a spot that facilitates social interplay. The rubble-masonry curved stone wall partially wraps up the house creating a way of curiosity and safety as one leads the way in which inside.
The ten,400 sq. mt space of plot conceives a 2,420 sq. mt space of built-up, dedicating a lot of the portion to greens. The constructing format references the life-style and tradition of Saurashtra. The veranda on the middle going through the east aspect connects two essential sections flanking a semi-open house, that includes personal and semi-private areas reverse one another. One part incorporates the casual residing, eating space, and kitchen – an open plan. The fabricated, air-conditioned double-height front room with giant, glazed surfaces present uninterrupted views throughout circulation areas and out in direction of the farm. Whereas on the different aspect, is a double-story volume- extra personal and has bedrooms and loos.
The centralized household gathering areas create a way of continuity between the 2 models, which open broad towards the garden space leading to an deliberately therapeutic surroundings for its residents. Numerous sorts of semi-open areas are designed over the location aside from the veranda; one in all which is overlooking the garden and the opposite, named ‘ashok vatika’ a little bit far into the fruit tree jungle that rests in silence. On the finish of the farmhouse constructing, there’s a secondary residing house that consists of an amphitheater, a swimming pool and a dormitory which open to the panorama with a fully-glazed south-facing wall, shielded from the direct daylight.
The plinth is designed in such a means that it connects the areas like outside kitchen with the steps forming casual seating for big gathering and hearth house for outside cooking. The panorama surrounding the built-up is designed to take a pause and have fun life by enhancing the expertise with our each sense utilizing completely different textures, colours, and considerate web site planning. The architects’ intention of incorporating nature into the design can be mirrored in tasks materials selections of making a palette of experiences. IPS and golden kotah stone flooring with the kotah stone chip texture on the outside partitions creates a way of simplicity. Even the furnishings is constituted of reclaimed picket on-site.
Named VAHDIVAN; the place VAHDI means ‘keep for per week’ and VAN imply ‘forest’, led to the expression of pleasure and happiness when stated- “At first, this farmhouse was meant for use on weekdays solely, however it’s been so fruitfully formed that it would grow to be our everlasting home in future”, expressed by the purchasers.