Situated on the foothills of nilgris, this residence created an urge to incorporate the form of the massive blue mountain onto the facade. This façade dynamically adapts itself as a buffer during the day and also as a aesthetic source of illumination at night.

Project Name : Casa Montana
Architect or Architecture Firm – A plus R [A+R] Architecture + Research
Status: Built
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Completion Year – 2018
Built Area (m2 or sqft).- 2500 sq ft
Project Location – Coimbatore
Photographer – Raaghav
Brands used
Century Ply, Green Ply, Saint Gobain, Simply Sofa, HETTICH
Architect Raaghav, Radhika, Siva, Illyia, Koushic, Mogan

Casa Montana by A+R Architects - Sheet21Pixels : The parametricism extends from the façade to the ceiling, where each pixel casts its own caustic pattern on the walls.Dining table is being supported by a curvefolde glass right away rom Italy and its one of its kind.

Casa Montana by A+R Architects - Sheet11In a notion to blur the spatial boundaries between living spaces and to drastically increase  the three dimensional volume, reflective materials like . Elements heroing the principle in the project are Lacquered glass paneling , high polished Mirror walls, and Glass railings for the staircase.

Casa Montana by A+R Architects - Sheet13To stay in close lines with nature and the concept of mountains, one of the bedroom has been designed with wood rafters on sloping roofs , warm lights and low lying cot with teak wood finish, lengthy Hanging Italian lamps to spread the aura of architecture in Bali . Parking also stays close to this style with use of tiled sloping roof and Italian glass lamps.

Casa Montana by A+R Architects - Sheet10

Firm : A+R [Architecture+Research]

Addressing the need of each user and each project with care and attention .Our passionate team creating international designs to suit Indian climate and context.

  • Architect ChenthurRaaghav from Coimbatore gave a 12-minute talk last October at TEDx Vienna on smart buildings, use of intelligent construction materials, and technologies for clean and liveable cities.

Profile :
Established in 2010 In the ensuing 8  years the firm has grown to serve an increasingly diverse and extensive clientele in both the private and public sectors. Historically, work focused on multi-unit residential design and industries. Gradually, hospitality sector has been our primary focus due to the high demand in the southern region .

Most recently, and as the practise continues to grow, A+R  is producing more multi-unit residential, Industrial&interior design work. Increasing participation in Public Sector Projects is a recent trend buoying A+R growth.

Recent staff additions have allowed A+R to now offer clients Interior Design and Office Space Planning services. As well as our traditional architectural services, A+R can prepare pre-design feasibility studies, cost analyses, and site location evaluations.

FIRM Achievements (Awards, certifications etc. In the last 3 years):

  • TEDX Vienna Speaker

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