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Villa Aaranyak - Farmhouse Design in India

A weekend home on the edge of a dry riverbed that is meant for relaxation and rejuvenation for the family. To relax here, is to be with nature and this is the point that is guiding whole building. A house with the nature, made from the nature and for those who love nature! The entrance view of building has solid two story random rubble stone wall which anchors the building with earth. One enters in site in narrow front yard, walks across the landscape design on one side of building and slowly climbs to entrance foyer. When the main door is opened, one gets full view of riverbed and garden across the ground floor space. The ground floor is conceived as a single large space functioning as living, dinning, kitchen and bedroom space; without any partitions in-between. Whole ground floor opens up towards river bed side by full height bi-fold glass shutters. The upper floor which is accessed through an outdoor spiral stair has one bedroom space and two levels of terraces. - “ to create a wholistic experience of living side by side with nature by completely opening one side of building towards riverbed and by implementing materials and techniques in their natural behavior ” photographs: Henish Patel farmhouse design india, weekend home india, weekend home design india, weekend home near surat, stone wall india, landscape design india, landscape architecture

Structure - Villa Aaranyak - A weekend Retreat Near Rajkot Prarthit Shah Archit

Mainly the structural system is RCC frame structure. Random rubble sand stone (from Than and Morbi, near Rajkot) walls are partially load-bearing. RCC columns and stone walls both are retained exposed as material and pointing is done on wall. The structural frames have been separated from stone walls giving both the materials importance and identit


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