PRACTICE

STUDIO

Working in studio moves beyond logistics and fostering the collaborative atmosphere that we most value. At the same time, care for our working environment is an essential part of our design ethic. The space is as lively and subtly entertaining to channelize the creative fluids and encourage healthy interaction. Efficiency, responsibility and health are equally essential components of effective studio work, and are valued by our design culture.

DESIGN

Timeless designs that never get old, designed specifically according to the lifestyles of our clients. Our prime focus being the incorporation of breathing spaces, green patches and pockets, for ventilation and views. Generally the plot sizes are small, so we try to keep the building footprint minimum, to achieve more free space for gardens and green areas. Internal layouts have interconnected spaces, encouraging the human interaction but our priority being the privacy, we maintain that well.

Our design approach is generally fixed; experiential spaces with abundance of light with controlled heat, interlocking solids, open floor planning with fluidity of spaces, materials in earth tones and fair faced, highly Eco-friendly and requiring very low maintenance.

ENGAGEMENT

The basis of a good, well thought out architectural design starts with the site survey. We don’t believe in compromising the quality, thus we tried to have the best consultants on board, from a structure engineer, geological engineer to the topographic surveyor.

Architecture begins when you place two bricks carefully together. Mies van der Rohe

Design Strategies

Passive design strategies are used to control the use of active mechanical systems resulting in lower energy use in buildings.

1) Ventilation (air circulation)
Ventilators, well designed windows and double heighted spaces are designed for cross ventilation.

2) Courtyard effect
Plants and water bodies are incorporated for natural cooling inside the spaces.

3) Veranda and shading
Deep verandas and covered patios for maximum protection from the direct sunlight.

4) Materials
Low thermal conductivity materials for low conduction of heat and added aesthetically value. Also, low maintenance materials for finishes and cladding that allow timeless designs with minimal effort required to maintain.

5) Windows and openings
Designed specially considering the solar orientation to promote ventilation.

6) Double height spaces
Promote circulation of air flow, regulates the internal temperature and provides ample amount of natural light.

7) Ventilators
For increasing the flow of air and promoting ventilation. Also, bringing in light and dehumidifying interiors.

8) Landscape

By bringing in plants and incorporating the landscape within the design, the overall temperature within the spaces decrease because of the respiration rates. Maximizing green spaces allows substantially reduced temperatures, improving the air quality and creating healthier environments.

Passive design strategies are used to control the use of active mechanical systems resulting in lower energy use in buildings.

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