A beautiful space for the garden has been set aside towards the east of this magnificent residence. Interiors are well furnished in accordance with design suggested by studio OKHA. The residence features a spectacular living area decorated with post-modern kind of furniture and expensive carpets. Corners of wall are smooth-edged and rooms are separated by double thick walls. All elements co-exist here in harmony says a correspondent of OKHA Interiors.
There is a separate dining room for family off the kitchen. The fashionable kitchen sports all kinds of modern utensils arranged neatly and organized. Garage servant’s space and general purpose spaces are located in a level below.
Large glass walls allow a spectacular view to the outside greenery while letting sunlight to enter into the house during daytime. There is a steel-cum-wood stairs to connect the two levels of this sharp-cornered spiral house. A slight inclination is provided to the roof for easy drainage of rainwater which also helps minimizing heat loss due to radiation from the interiors to a significant extent. Overall the house in the forest seems to be a brilliant concept.
According to the architect team remodeling was done on the parent building to increase the living space. They included four luxurious bedrooms and a large entertainment area in the original building. Since the original building was flat-roofed a vertical expansion was a viable option for the future. With the sliding and stacking doors and glassy windows the difference between internal and external areas are dissolved considerably giving the home an urban feel while retaining natural openness.
Moreover wood acts like an air conditioner and essentially maintains a cool atmosphere inside the house all round the year. All rooms are cross ventilated and utilize coastal breeze from the nearby ocean. The site is really calm and tranquil which is indispensable for elder ones. Automated windows provide enough privacy and there are provisions for rain water harvesting. The house is designed with an eye to utilize as much daylight as possible to minimize the power bill.