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Projet • By SHROFFLEóNLogement


The brief of the project was to design homes for two friends on adjacent plots. The intention was to make each home look aesthetically as one and function either as one large whole or as two independent homes, if and when needed. The project utilizes individual fragmented volumes to create distinct areas for living, playing, work and leisure, creating pockets of micro-zones within the volumes. These independent structures are tied together by a central circular landscaped courtyard, which forms the focus of the design. This courtyard functions as a confluence of various recreational activities, each nestled in nature and was proposed keeping in mind that both homes were to function as one with the possibility of detaching and working indepe... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNLogement


The three hundred and fifty square foot project, a moon deck overlooking the Arabian Sea, introduces into the semi open space a program previously conspicuously absent within the large urban apartment. The brief demanded a flexible multi functional out door deck that can accommodate for early morning sea side yoga practice, hosting lunches and dinners, in addition to an evening time party cum entertainment area among st other usages. Of utmost importance was the retention of the ambivalent nature of the space, allowing for a maximum of programmatic and usage flexibility. The concerned project boundaries spill over the primary living area of the apartment, serving both as the extension of, as well as an alternate to the large semi public lei... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNUsines


Size - 2000 sq.ft. For this pharmaceutical factory, located in Karamsad, Baroda, the brief given by the clients involved redesigning the entrance to the main factory plant. The redesigning, a result of the property line being pushed back 20 ft due to road widening, involved the addition of a large waiting room at the entrance. 2 openings; one wide opening for the numerous vehicles and trucks, along with a smaller 2.5 m opening for the pedestrians and two-wheelers, were created along the facade. A security cabin was placed between the 2 gates, such that it caters to both thepedestrians and vehicles effectively. The cabin, designed with large window openings on 3 sides, sits rotated on site, allowing the guards multidirectional views of bot... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNLogement


Primarily, A singular palette of white has been utilized throughout the home with subtle variations in softness and scale introduced through the use of different textures in paint, wallpapers, and fabric. A restrained luxe look was introduced by usage of white horizontal grooves throughout the home, which then tied together the various elements across rooms. The public area of the home, the living and entrance foyer, are primarily white with a solitary gray textured wall being the feature element forming the backdrop to the dinning. Collaborations with a phad painter Prakash Joshi, at the entrance and the pooja area, where illustrations were made on site directly on the marble of the wall, created pockets of color and vibrancy, which cont... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNLogement


The client brief was simple, to convert a 5 bedroom apartment into a lavish 3 bedroom apartment, in addition to the conversion of an open terrace into an intimate den. Clean minimal lines were requested with a muted palette. Our layout inserts an object – a ‘black box’, at the very entrance. An object that in addition to holding program, such as the bar, the puja room and the server, more importantly frames the entrance to the home. A hand blown glass sculpture hovering above a gurgling water body held within the black box, greets the visitor to the home, directing him into the formal living area. While accommodating to the clients request of an enclosed den, we attempted to retain the atmosphere of being in the outdoors t... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNExpositions


The 2019 Times of India Design Expo, one of the largest art and architecture festivals of the country, saw SHROFFLEóN as one of the collaborators involved in designing the exhibition pavilions. Produced for the Sound Smiths, a company specializing in home theatre systems, theexhibit isenvisioned as a light, buoyant structure,set against the density of the program area.The idea was tocreate a captivatingexterior, that allows it to stand out in the minds of the visitors, ensuring the company’s product is not forgotten. On the inside, the exhibit is curated to resemble the appearance of a black box, in sync with the company’s products. The material palette was restricted to neutral tones, with inexpensive materials being u... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNPiscines


Size: 3450 sq.ft. Karjat, with its close proximity to Mumbai, is a perfect getaway for those wanting to escape from the chaos of the city. With its picturesque waterfalls and green hills, it is an ideal location for a second home. Perched just above the Ulhas river,the site, a 3 and a half acre farm, is rewarded with an enticing panorama full of streams and waterfalls that cascade through the green valley. The farm, set against the background of pale green hills, is vibrant and tropical with its flourishing Mango trees, classicrice fields and impressive vegetable patches. A petite yet picturesque waterfall completes the farm. It is here, among the verdant plantations, against the splendid backdrop of the river valley, sits the 2bhk farmho... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNPaysage résidentiel


Size: 20,000 sq.ft. Lonavala, set amongst the sylvan hills of the Western Ghats, is an idyllic getaway from the chaotic noise of city life. Located less than 90 kms to the west of Mumbai, its proximity to the city, along with its abundant green lands and waterfalls, makes it a popular location of choice for a second home. The hill station is predominantly famous for its amazing vantage points, offering panoramic views of the waterfalls and green valleys. Perched on the edge of a mountain, the site, a 1 acre plot, boasts of a 20,000 sq ft home, designed by Talati And Panthaky Associates in the late 90’s. The home enjoys spectacular uninterrupted views of the virgin landscape that encompasses the site. The highlight, however, is a vie... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNAppartements


Size: 1400 sq.ft The Half Arc House, located in one of the most opulent skyscrapers in the heart of South Bombay, is rewarded with a stunning uninterrupted view of the Arabian sea on one end and the city on the other. The tower, complete with a lavish swimming pool and gym, captures the essence of luxury living. The Half Arc House is mindfully designed to magnify the luxury living experience.The Half Arc House gets its moniker from the many quarter -circles that exist in it. The first—a textured and painted arc—is seen right where the entrance meets the main L-shaped living area, and frames that room.In the guest bedroom, the arc presents itself within the teak wood and all black, back painted glass cupboards. And the bow appe... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNBureaux


Size: 7500sq. ft The project brief involved designing the head office for the leading supplier of engineered equipment to global chemical and pharmaceutical markets. Located in the upcoming business district of Mumbai, New Cuffe Parade, the 7500 sq ft office space encompasses 3 zones; the directors’ chambers with its allied facilities, the senior management zone, and a general office area. The directors’ zone holds the cabins for the two directors along with a spacious shared director’s lounge, tying the two spaces together. A remarkable see through floor to ceiling wooden and metal shelving unit takes centerstage in the director's cabin. The unit, designed with clean, minimal surfaces that stand out against the window b... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNLogement


Size: 1000 sq.ft The feature elements of this 2 bedroom home, located in Dadar Parsicolony, are its grand, breezy terraces that offer impressive views of the 5 gardens and Parsi Gymkhana grounds, set against the background of the city. To alter the initial layout posed a massive challenge. With the majority of the walls being shear walls, the opportunity for intervention was severely limited. Careful and strategic reworking of the existing layout resulted in bringing together the 2 bedrooms, whilst opening up a second terrace for the home. The new terrace, designed as an extension of the bedrooms, attempts to connect with the outdoors through elements such as wooden decking, trellis, turf and windows that open up to bring in abundant sunl... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNAppartements


Size: 30,000 sq. ft. 76 South Avenue, located in the suburbs of Mumbai, is a 9 storey luxury residential buildingwith 8 identical 3 bedroom apartments of 1400 sq ft apartments and a duplex penthouse at the top. The structure was envisioned to look ahead of its times in terms of colors, materials and method of construction. The intent of the design was to disguise the repetitive and standardized nature of the program within the envelope to allow for a structure with fragmented varied skin. The façade makes an attempt to break away from the traditional fenestrations and provide a refreshing change in its aesthetics with a playful composition of openings. A stark material palette of black and grey zinc, punctuated by warmer panels of... En savoir plus

Projet • By SHROFFLEóNLogement


Taille : 6000 pieds carrés. Située dans une communauté pittoresque de Parsigated, dans la banlieue de Mumbai, la Maison à deux cours est enveloppée d'un espace vert ouvert, un luxe accessible à quelques privilégiés de la ville. Entourée principalement de bungalows de plain-pied et de terrains dégagés, la maison est récompensée par des vues ininterrompues sur un paysage verdoyant pérenne.   La maison de 6000 pieds carrés, qui abrite un jeune couple et leurs enfants, est contiguë à la maison déjà existante habitée par les parents du couple, un seul jardin commun séparant les deux structures.... En savoir plus