Sharma House / Kamat & Rozario Architecture

first_img Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/128328/sharma-house-kamat-and-rozario-architecture Clipboard Sharma House / Kamat & Rozario ArchitectureSave this projectSaveSharma House / Kamat & Rozario Architecture Photographs:  Lester RozarioText description provided by the architects. The existing structure was a 30 year old typical Bangalore house with thick load bearing walls. Most of the outer walls were very close to the plot boundary cutting out a large amount of light. The neighbor’s house too was hugging the boundary wall in certain areas which cut off even more light.Save this picture!© Lester RozarioThe requirement was to de-clutter the existing house and add more spaces, to meet the needs of the family. Our challenge was to rid the house of its dark, dingy corners and simultaneously make it ‘vastu compliant’. We decided that instead competing with the vastu prerequisite, it would be more productive to convert it to an asset. Save this picture!© Lester RozarioThe main vastu changes involved moving the staircase to the north. Instead of demolishing and remaking the entire stair, we decided only to demolish the first flight of the stair and subtract the built form above it. Moving the first flight of the stair created an interesting opportunity. The freed-up space could have been added to the existing living room. Instead, it was added to the setback outside to create a little “pocket of sunshine” for the house. This completely changed the nature of the entire ground floor bringing in plenty of natural light. It also gave the family a small outdoor space, which acted like an extension of the living room and was cut off from the busy street. The new flight of stair is perpendicular to the existing stair and is attached to the front of the house like an appendage. Save this picture!© Lester RozarioJust like most houses built here in the 80’s, this house had a huge projection above the car park, the top of which was not accessible. We decided to convert this space into a study. However the slab could not take the load of a wall so we hung the outer skin from the roof. The new areas are distinctly distinguished from the old in terms of material, viz. concrete and brick. The additional volumes in brick and concrete latch on to the existing structure which is conceived as a white monolith. All existing doors and windows were reused and the new windows, although different in language attempt to echo certain aspects of the old windowsProject gallerySee allShow lessVintergatan / Aarhus School of ArchitectureArticlesThe Skyscraper as Citizen: Reflections on the Public Life of Private BuildingsArticles Share Houses ArchDaily Sharma House / Kamat & Rozario Architecture India 2010 Save this picture!© Lester Rozario+ 18 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/128328/sharma-house-kamat-and-rozario-architecture Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officeKamat & Rozario ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationBangaloreHousesIndiaPublished on April 23, 2011Cite: “Sharma House / Kamat & Rozario Architecture” 23 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemCompositesMitrexPhotovoltaic Solar Cladding – BIPV CladdingMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardDoorsRaynorThermal Sectional Doors – FlexFamily™SinksBradley Corporation USASinks with WashBar Technology – Verge LVQ SeriesExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingStonesCosentinoNon-slip Treatment – Dekton® Grip +Metal PanelsSherwin-Williams Coil CoatingsValflon® Coating in Edmonton Public LibraryWallcovering / CladdingLinvisibileLinvisibile Boiserie and Skirting Systems | OrizzonteMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMMineral Paint in Beethoven HausWall / Ceiling LightsEureka LightingCeiling Recessed Lights – OutlineFurnitureFrapontWood Furniture and EquipmentMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Sharma House / Kamat and Rozario Architecture是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Area:  2550 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Kamat & Rozario Architecture Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses, Renovation•Bangalore, India Projects Year:  “COPY”last_img

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