The Bandra apartment is designed with an adaptable and open arrangement. Re-moving dispensable walls between rooms and replacing them with objects optimizes space. By opening and closing, sliding and folding it up, the home is restructured, expanded, fragmented, connected or isolated.
Architecture BRIO is actively engaged in the creation of contextually appropriate solutions within an increasingly changing world. Set up in Mumbai in 2006, it is a design studio focusing primarily on the fields of Architecture and Interior Design. Over the years the studio has thrived with an energetic team of architects led by Shefali Balwani (C.E.P.T, India) and Robert Verrijt (TUDelft, the Netherlands).
With a stream running through the house, this Alibag Indian retreat is delicately woven into the landscape, alternately opening up and closing itself to the different characteristics of the site. Though seasonal, the streambed allows for an interesting landscape feature throughout the year.