WOVEN HOUSE -The project is located in Ichalkaranji , small town in Maharashtra. Ichalkaranji is famous for textile - known as Manchester of India. Taking inspiration of city’s famous textile weaving, the house is designed with patterns on walls , furniture and art. In the free flowing spaces, the interior decor creates defined spaces & gives warmth through its patterns and textures. White walls and glass also form a pattern completing the feel of Woven house.
Design features The palette for this project is grey stone and ceramic flooring, white painted walls enhanced with wood, which brings warmth in the decor.
The materials are used with surface variations creating subtle patterns , as per the theme of the house.
• Stone Cladding : The walls have been cladded with tandoor stone to achieve high thermal mass in hot- dry climate of the city. Pattern of tandoor stone cladding is inspired from textile. The strip pattern enhances free standing walls and continues from exterior to interior forming elements of interiors.
•Fenestration : The windows are made of teak wood in order to match the rustic appeal of the house and seems as the continuity of the tandoor cladding.
•Mural : Double heighted mural in the courtyard is another artwork inspired by the pattern. The wooden piece of art continues from ground floor to first floor. Wooden strips have been used .