kham design builds prasanna nairs residence in bangalore
kham design builds prasanna nairs residence in bangalore
nov 20, 2015

kham design builds prasanna nairs residence in bangalore

kham design builds prasanna nairs residence in bangalore
all images courtesy of kham design




bangalore-based firm kham design has designed the ‘prasanna nairs residence’ with the interest of identifying and promoting crafts. the house is a haven for traditional artistry with an additive of typical design elements like the expression of the long-established oxide flooring, and the bamboo based furniture. it also creates a large canvas for the creation and exhibition of indian artworks. 

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double-height rooms and openings allow for a fresh living room




the house is divided into three floors that are enriched thanks to the visual continuity between all of them. the ground level contains two gardens, a social area dedicated to entertaining guests and also the home theatre room. as for the central garden court, the use of indian screens of jallis, create an avid play of light both on the walls as well as on the floors and roof. this game between light and shadow moves throughout the house and enriches the volume.

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lots of windows naturally illuminate the environment 

kham design prasanna nairs
the use of bamboo is found in space separating structures, as well as on the construction of furniture

kham design prasanna nairs
the triple-height courtyard is the center of the house and has a skylight

kham design prasanna nairs
the jali blocks create a play of light and shadow throughout the house

kham design prasanna nairs
the entrance showcases the main elements: jali blicks, light and a lot of greenery

 kham design prasanna nairs
the roof is made of a filler slab

kham design prasanna nairs

 kham design builds prasanna nairs residence in bangalore
floor plans 


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edited by: juliana neira | designboom

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