POETRY IN STONE
India Today|January 31, 2022
The stark simplicity of farm life juxtaposed with a complex architectural narrative forms the inspiration for this minimal home in Karjat
KAYZAD RUMY SHROFF AND MARIA ISABEL JIMENEZ LEON
Deep within the untamed wilderness of Karjat, stands a symbol of refuge on a tranquil 3.5 acres of farmland. Moulded as a monolithic mass of architecture, a building docks itself in liquid stone as an escape from the rigour of city life. The built form mimics the natural rusticity of its surroundings by standing bare against the sun to weather gracefully, as it was crafted to do so. It is in this state of solitude and ageing character that the farmhouse becomes second home to a family eagerly in search of a change in pace, far from any vestige of civilisation.

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