Is design materiality about more than aesthetics? The answer is yes and Secret Gardens House in India by Spasm Architects is key example of how and why.
A Strata refers to a collection of apartments designed and built together on different levels, but what does it look when you use this approach to design one family home?
A local architecture office in the Indian city of Surat has designed a harmonious living format for an agriculturalist and his family, who wanted be closely connected to lush greenery despite their urban setting.
Born in India, and trained at IIT – Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and later at Art Centre College of Design Europe, in Switzerland, Satyendra Pakhalé established his practice in Amsterdam. An active member of the international design community – in the field of Industrial Design, Transportation and Architectural Design, he brings a unique cross-cultural perspective. We chat to the award-winning designer about how George Nelson influenced him, what his favourite spaces are and the little details that make him a Design Hunter.