Area: 175 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs: Atul Kanetkar, Shantanu Rao Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Save this picture!© Atul Kanetkar+ 43 Share India CopyHouses•Pune, India Manufacturers: Jaquar, Saint-Gobain, Tata Steel, Asian Paints, Astril, JindalClient:Prasad KulkarniStructural Consultant:Sunil BhutkarLandscape:Dhanashree KulkarniArchitect In Charge:Anand KulkarniProject Team:Pankaj PuranikCity:PuneCountry:IndiaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Atul KanetkarText description provided by the architects. A project on the banks of Walki river, spreading over a land of 2.5 acres ( 10,000 sq.m.) located at village kule, tal mulshi , around 35 km on the western side of Pune city. The site was surrounded by fertile farmland with paddy fields , coconut and mango plantations. The architects had to maintain the footprint of the existing farm house built on 142sq.m. as registered in the gram Panchayat records. Save this picture!© Atul KanetkarThe evolution of built form can be seen as the result of interaction between the user and his environment, which not only includes the natural, but also the social and the economic environments. Save this picture!Courtesy of Q-designClient is a resident of Sadashiv Peth, Pune and inherits a typical “Peth” culture, which has houses on small plot widths, causing vertical distribution of spaces. Thus, the foremost requirement was of a multidimensional space, at one level, where the family can interact – come together, amidst nature. Save this picture!© Atul KanetkarWith regards to the natural look and the experience that the client requested which was in consonance to the architect’s philosophy of design with nature, they decided on using the concept of Konkan architecture. The konkan house typically comprises of house made in red laterite stone, commonly known as Chira. Save this picture!© Atul KanetkarThere was an existing mango tree adjacent to the old structure which was gifted to the client by King of Nepal . The mango tree was conceptualised as the epicenter of the house, the complete built form was planned around the tree in such a way that it became an intrinsic part of the design vocabulary. Save this picture!© Atul KanetkarAn open space in the form of a Kund, with stepped seating was designed keeping the Mango tree at its centre. The central Kund is surrounded by habitable spaces. Living room on northern side, kitchen and dining on southern side and bed on western side separated by a passage connecting living and kitchen. The living room is buffered on eastern and western side by large verandahs (padwi). Save this picture!© Atul KanetkarProject gallerySee allShow lessBlackwood Studio / Adam Kane ArchitectsSelected ProjectsThe Filigrane / D’HOUNDT+BAJART architectes&associésSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/867664/krupachaya-farmhouse-q-design Clipboard Houses Krupachaya Farmhouse / Q-design Krupachaya Farmhouse / Q-designSave this projectSaveKrupachaya Farmhouse / Q-design 2016 Architects: Q-design Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeQ-designOfficeFollowProductBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPuneIndiaPublished on April 08, 2017Cite: “Krupachaya Farmhouse / Q-design” 07 Apr 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.