Friday, 30 March 2012

Bettadpura Residence

Balcony is the most interesting part of the entire house as we attempted to create some green space for the apartment. Here we designed a water cascade in strip slate stone cladding and planters at different levels to create a mini-garden. A bamboo framework wall on the parapet with creepers, slate green tiles for flooring intercepted with white pebble tiles completed the look. Bamboo furniture of table and chairs complements the entire setup. Drip irrigation (by ZTC International Landscape Solutions) takes care of the water needs of the plants. The "green-wall" (bamboo framework with creepers) has been designed to create a buffer and cut down some of the harsh western sunlight during the later part of the day. This has been fixed with space in between so that the visual view is not blocked entirely. (We have attached a copy of the balcony drawing with all the specifications) A counter with storage is designed in the corner to cater to the food and drinks need during get-togethers

Architect Sathyanarayana completed his Bachelor of Architecture from Malnad College of Engineering, University of Mysore, Hassan, Karnataka and started "Sathyanarayana Architects & Interior Designers".

Thursday, 15 March 2012


O7 ARCHITECTS founded in early 2003, by a team of three young and aspiring architects and designers ALEX MATHEWS, ANIL KOUL & SWAPNIL KHAIRNAR with their individual expertise and engaged in a wide range of interior design and landscape services and further to add with their expertise on architectural services powered by O7 ASSOCIATES by ADINATH PATKAR.They are a firm of architects who recognise the need for quality & efficiency and believes in providing flair to their projects within commercial parameters.

What they have to say is that as per the current financial and technological climate, we have to respond to our clients needs quickly and effectively. Clients requirements are met by forming teams within the company tailor made to respond to each challenge. Here we present one of their projects . 

As a part of our design strategy there is also an attempt to experiment and work with newer unconventional constructional techniques as a means to enhance the formal as well as the functional aspects of our designs. We can proudly say that even in this limited period we have been able to complete a many works that embody this side of our approach. 

Floral cut outs on Mdf boards coated with duco paint in the backdrop of the sitting area is one of the highlights of this 1650 sqft 3 bedroom apartment . Coconut shells and plaster of paris are pasted to the gypsum board in the ceiling of the living room for giving that texture effect . Custom made furnitures to this apartment had given iceing on the cake for the client . 

Football theme in one of their bedroom with custom made manchester united log on the drapes is an added beauty .A wall in the masterbedroom is coated with rough textured gold leaf work and sandblasted granite tiles joined by wooden plank with laser cut designs .The mainly used materials for this interiors are wooden veneer finished panels , sandblasted granites tiles ,gypsum boards , mdf boards and Italian marble flooring .

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Arhana Residence by Studio 5

Studio 5 is a venture started by individuals whose intent is to do the right thing and not the usual thing. With professional work experience in the field of interior designing since 2000, Studio 5 has credited to itself with professional experience that boasts of clients who have never looked elsewhere to fulfill their design needs.

They are a team with a flair for innovative ideas and designs and they believe in creating a final product that reflects on the individual style and taste of the client, fulfilling their requirements. Studio5 motto "Less is more" and we strive to create interiors that are both functional as well as aesthetically appealing by making optimum use of space and materials.

They have different teams of various sizes to respond to the demands of a wide range of projects . To remain agile and innovate to bring a smile on clients face with each work is what makes them happy .Their work accomplished is a growing study, each former experience building upon the latter .

Their Core Team consists of Dhanashree Khapte Which says designing to her is like creating Rainbows . Sachin Khapte ,Dinesh Shah , Preethy who believes designing is a never ending process , Sayali Joshi the one who makes the impossible possible and Anil Panchal who dont follow trends but make them.