Swapnakunj stands imposing, regardless of when and how you soak it in. The predominant accent is the elevation of the entrance, marked by gargantuan proportions and a contrasting subtlety in the metallic latticed mural suspended from it. An interplay of depths, shapes, and design creates a sense of bewilderment and inquisitiveness. Forestalling these contradictions immediately is a perfectly compensated, manicured lawn that assuages the mind.
A significant predisposition to earthy textures and tones can be observed throughout the house. This sanctuary of calm is a classic case in point. The balance of colours and stone-finishes is part of a pre-meditated boorish appeal envisaged for the house. The small mat of grass infuses colour and braids in the element of greenery into this corner well. The use of Asian Paints Melamine Polish and Apex Ultima Paint only embellishes the play of light.
The rather peculiar design of the staircase adds more quaint character to the house. The gradual incline, accentuated by the use of teak in a louvre-styled staircase created with Woodtech Aquadur PU adds to the latticed finish of the house. The use of teak beams as supports reinforces the recurring Arcadian theme.
The bathrooms have been fashioned with as much judiciousness as the rest of the house. A sense of perpetuation is attained with the use of lustrous Italian marble. A seamless cohesion is achieved through the living areas, into the bedrooms, and finally into the facilities.
A house may have several grandiose elements and may be designed exquisitely, but without a theme or character seems lifeless. The gardens and greens form the unifying element of this house, running synchronously through all spaces. Manicured lawns and carefully tended flowers bestow a feminine touch. Whether the master bedroom that opens into an unassuming patch or the living and dining spaces that offer uninterrupted views of the verdant lawns, greenery is an inextricable feature of the character that Swapnakunj possesses. It is the whiff of freshness that is suffused into this house, and it is the touch of balminess that converts this residence into a home.
This intimate interpretation of a love-seat also plays heavily on contrarieties. The silken finish of the upholstery is almost jarring in the foreground of an exposed brick wall.
The living spaces in the house embrace you with unfeigned hospitality. A genuine sense of calm and warmth can be experienced owing to the neutral, earthy colours chosen.
While all the bedrooms are entirely disparate in their sensibilities, the common elements of colour run through them. This bedroom finds inducement in the dominance of natural light.