A way of living with nature and friends
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Why group housing?
However, the finishes were the most debated upon, in terms of practicality versus ‘look and feel.’ Slate and sandstone in the bathrooms took precedence over ceramic and granite. Bathroom walls were painted with polyurethane paint, as opposed to tiles. The kitchen uses granite top and terracotta mural tiles on the walls except for the cooking area, which is clad with a slab of teak stone, yellow oxide with slate inlays in the verandah and blue oxide in the bathtub,” she recounts.“A home is not just a place where you eat, sleep and work, it is a place where you live. So one should add real value to their home, as one lives there for the rest of their life.Expensive marble floors cannot bring one happiness, but a good night’s sleep and the chirping of the birds that greets you when you wake up in the wee hours of the morning, is what can bring about true joy into your life. These were some of the aspects that we wanted to incorporate in our living and we have been able to accomplish this in our project as well,” concludes Jeeth Iype.
By R S Ranjeetha Urs