4 Beautiful Indian Homes That Celebrate Nature And Green Living | SURFACES REPORTER Exclusive

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Today most of us are looking to relax by being amidst nature. Nature has the cure for everything which can benefit your life in many ways. Being surrounded by nature in your home can rejuvenate your mind and body.SURFACES REPORTER (SR) brings to you some Indian Homes that offer scenic views not just on the outdoors but also in the indoor spaces. Innovative ideas such as using earthly tones and natural materials for furniture these households celebrate nature in numerous ways.


1.The Rock house -Snehal and Bhadri Suthar, Ahmedabad

Located in Ahmedabad, this magnificent house is a weekend family home. Also known as “The Rock” is a private retreat built using all-natural and local materials. The ancient home is built using reclaimed wood, Kota stone flooring and raw Dhrangadhdra stone walls. Throughout the house, you can notice the unique furniture custom-designed from MS and reclaimed pinewood. The house has openable fully glazed windows. Surrounded by trees which makes the view a sight to behold. The main goal of the designers was to provide a humble dwelling to the owners who needed a home with a good landscape without compromising privacy. The house ensures the usage of sustainable materials and a natural setting. The home offers its ecosystem, as it is sounded by a water body and varied vegetation.

2.The Krishan family home -Khosla Associates, Bengaluru

This courtyard house designed by Khosla associates is located in Bangalore. The house seems to be aligned with keeping the beauty of natural views in mind. The double-height of the drawing-room featuring floor to ceiling windows allow abundant natural sunlight and cross ventilation. The wide verandah focuses on directing the views to the refreshing wilderness around. The home consists of two floors and space is divided in a way to flow towards the internal courtyard. For a green experience indoors, the bedrooms have at least one full-length glass wall. Vertically ribbed timber louvres act as dividers between the threshold of the house and the garden beyond. The living space also features a central orange staircase made from a shell of mild steel, set with timber treads. In this solid tweak were sandwiched between sheets of steel.

3.The house that rains light-LIJO.RENY.architects, Thevakkal ernakulam

Built on a narrow plot of land in thevakkal the house thrives with light, greenery, and ventilation. The house is a study of the integration of vegetation in controlled spaces. The aspect which steals the show is the bamboo filled atrium. The living room is made spacious looking by adding a double-height ceiling and glass windows. Both of these lookout on the atrium. The view makes the room look large and refreshing. The house has been made to give a welcoming feeling. The white walls and soft tones throughout the house reflect light adding to the welcoming feel. These walls along with the sliding doors also maintain a free flow and draw attention to the exterior, away from the small square bedrooms. Additionally, each room has a green balcony to enhance the tropical feeling.

4.Mountain home -Monish Siripurapu of Ant Studio, Uttarakhand

Known as the Mountain home, this house is built in the snow-clad mountains. The house was designed for the steep slopes and rugged plateaus of Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand. The house is located in a spectacle of mountains. The house is carefully designed for exact precision with the architecture.

Conclusion - These Indian homes create a new experience for the residents. These houses prove that size of the home does not matter when the architecture is planned well. Well ventilated and vibrant indoors combined with expansive views have made these homes a heavenly abode!


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