The brief was to design a 2 bedroom villa on a 2400 sq. ft. plot, located in outskirts of City. Given the beauty of the natural surroundings, the client desired a home with a strong connection to the landscape. The design intent giving more importance to nature.

Studio Name: Studio Integrate.
Design Team: Ar. Manas Chordiya, Ar. Abhishek Agrawal, Ar. Yash Jain
Area:  2400 sq.ft. (Site)
Year: 2022
Location: Igatpuri – Nasik.
Consultants: Er.Mahesh Yadav

Cornerstone Villa by Studio Integrate - Sheet2
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The ground floor houses the living, dining and kitchen areas along with parents bedroom and a entrance tower which acts as wind catcher intended for passive cooling of building .

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The first floor houses master bedrooms with walking wardrobe, small work space facing mountains & terrace garden segregated by a staircase block and toilet in between. Each space has its unique connection to the outdoors, that encourages a lifestyle that connects to the natural elements.

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Locally sourced stone is being used to clad this volume along with corten steel cladding with perforations for ventilation. The the living space opens up to a swimming pool on one side and a verandah, dining area & bar counter on the other, making this a perfect space for a large gathering. The verandah is shaded by a cantilevered exposed concrete box. The kitchen opens up into a vegetae garden.


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