Large-Little Home / Kamat & Rozario Structure
Textual content description offered by the architects. Large-Little Home is a small home with a small footprint constructed on a small plot however with giant volumes. What makes this home giant? One-fourth of the 1500 sq. foot plot is empty and left unbuilt for a backyard. All the key residing areas, viz., the double-height lounge, the household area, the eating, and the kitchen, are tied collectively by the truth that all of them inhabit a big quantity that overlooks the backyard.
The automotive park was intentionally lowered in top such that the kitchen and eating that sit over it stay linked to the backyard quantity. This configuration led to separate ranges on the higher ranges, which in flip helped convey down the general quantity of the constructing. The higher flooring housed two bedrooms and a main bedroom with a typical terrace.
The plot was located proper subsequent to a eucalyptus plantation. For us, this was nothing however a vertical extension of the backyard, and it gave the bedrooms upstairs a good looking view as nicely. All components in the lounge, such because the staircase, are in steel in order that they’re mild and see-through, making the lounge and backyard learn as a single area.
The entrance façade of the constructing was designed as a brick display to hide a number of the service areas, just like the utility area, which was positioned on the entrance of the constructing as per Vasu. The facade was an experiment in stacking bricks on the sting to create a playful floor. A big steel field cuts by means of this to create a connection to the road from the child’s bed room.