Curated by Hana Abdel
SPA, HOUSES • AHMEDABAD, INDIA
Architects : Vastu Shilpa Consultants
Area : 250 m²
Year : 2018
Photographs : Vinay Panjwani
Manufacturers : GRAPHISOFT, Duravit, Greenply, Kohler, Asian Paints, Certikin, Greenlam Decowood, Grundfos, HKS, Restile
Architect In Charge : Sönke Hoof, Khushnu Panthaki Hoof
Design Team : Sonke Hoof, Michelle Pallaoro, Sunny Shah
Clients : Jaxay & Rupa Shah
Engineering And Construction : Anal Shah
City : Ahmedabad
Country : India
The undertaking is the underground extension to an present residence in Ahmedabad, India. The transient requested for a leisure space with a lap-pool, health club and spa, whereas retaining a lot of the backyard round the home. To realize this the extension was positioned underground, the place it connects on to an present basement leisure space. Right here the pool varieties the brand new primary central aspect. The spa floats on it like a lantern. Its ribbed glass louvers can be utilized to regulate the diploma of privateness.
An extended skylight marks the joint of outdated and new, flushing the pool space with pure daylight. Apart from the connection although the principle home, there’s a separate entrance over a straight flight of stairs arriving on a stone slab over the pool. The fabric palette is decreased to uncovered concrete, grey granite of various finishes and bamboo veneer.
Whereas the pool was the principle focus of this intervention, within the design course of the doorway space of the bungalow was fully reworked. The property is now accessed by way of a big metal pivot door, which connects the parking cum drop off space, with the doorway court docket. Curved white volumes beside the parking include a ready room and different amenities for drivers.