Poetry in Brick and Stone
NIKUNJ a humble residence on a site measuring 40'x50' on Magadi road in Bangalore designed by Archemist Architects. The design goal was to create a symbiotic space for Man and Nature. The material pallete is derived from earthy materials of brick and stone. The building is punctured on the outside with small niches for birds and bats to reside. The landscaping is done with fragrant and fruit bearing trees and plants to attract butterflies and bees. Mr cobra has already payed a visit to feast on a resident toad.. how wonderful ! and yes, the client loves their new Habitat. The home is 90% off the grid, equipped with solar panels, biogas unit, and sewage treatment plant and water recycling!