Indian architectural company SPASM Design Architects has developed the Home Cast in Liquid Stone.
Finished in 2013, this 6,867 square foot contemporary residence is found in Khopoli, India.
A basalt and cement combine was employed as the primary development materials, offering the exterior a striking physical appearance.
The Property Cast in Liquid Stone by SPASM Style Architects:
“A second home on a rocky outcrop at the start off of the western ghats (highlands),Khopoli, in Maharashtra, India. An spot of large precipitation in the monsoons, and equal heat throughout the summers, the web site modifications remarkably from March to July, with the onset of the south westerly monsoons. Basalt the regional black rock of the region is what this internet site was about.
We chose to create the property as an accretion on this rocky basalt outcrop with the same inherent material transformed. An outgrowth which was manufactured of a mix of water, sand, cement and the granular basalt. Concrete finely honed to serve as refuge, to face the climatic modifications that the web site offered. The home was conceived as a cast for human occupation, a refuge which trapped the views, the sun, the rain, the air, and became a single with the cliff edge it stood on. Akin to the growth of a coral, the substance of the walls and roof dictate the knowledge of inhabiting the website.
Stone has been utilized in a lot of types, based on use, dress in, grip, texture. The dark saturated black matt-ness conjures a cool sense of refuge and calm. Pictures can not express the sense of fat when one particular approaches, or the sense of release at the edge of the pool at the far end of the open terrace, the feeling of burrowing deeper enroute, past the stacked stones, to the decrease bedroom.
The house, a cast, an object for residing, whatever you might contact it, has transformed into a belvedere to minutely observe and sense the spectacle of nature, of shade as a retreat against the sharp tropical sun, the resurgence of lifestyle, a sudden BURST of green, when the difficult pounding monsoon arrives, the waft of breezes filling the air with the fragrance of moist earth, the movement of stars across the quite dark evening skies. To heighten the drama of the the site through what we create, with no building a dramatic developing!! A peculiar 1 YES…..”
Images by: Sebastian Zachariah