It was explicitly designed with the intention of housing and entertaining loved ones, the more, the merrier.
It was explicitly designed with the intention of housing and entertaining loved ones, the more, the merrier.
The original sit-out was redesigned and that gave the entire structure a beautiful new look.
A blend of traditional Kerala and the modern, Abdulla’s house has his style stamped on it.
Bobby Kurien’s stately house Kanjirathinkal at Veloor, near Kumarakom, is a beauty resting on the banks of the Puthenthodu, a tributary of the Meenachil.
The elevation is modern-contemporary in style, the land, a steep slope. The 2,700 sqft structure built on it is striking, quite an eye-turner.
It spells wealth and opulence and reflects the riches of the Gulf.
Here’s a peek into the 4,300 sq ft magnificent structure Devadheyam in Pettah, near Thrippunithura.
Onmanorama brings you some easy, DIY ideas to spruce up your home décor this festive season.
The designers went in or flat roofs in place of sloped ones in a bid to cut cost.
The highlight of the house is its eye-catching elevation.
Modern and contemporary, the 3,500 sq ft structure on 24 cents of land is a sight to behold, set amidst nature, away from the hustle of the city.
One look at the elevation and you find a new structure that’s born out of an old grandeur.
What strikes you the moment you enter the house is a feeling of awe and serenity.
Rekha and her husband Gopakumar had no craze for the modern, contemporary or classic styles.
The black and white combination of the box-style elevation is striking.
The eye-catching structure stands in Mankada, Malappuram, on the Gudalur-Nilgiri route.
George Joseph’s house is a nook of joy and comfort.
It’s a visual treat from outside and inside. That’s the house Prabhath and Dhanya are proud of today. The particular location in Koorali, near Ponkunnam, was chosen for its proximity to their respective workplaces. The beauty of the elevation lies in its wide frontage on a 12 cent rectangular piece
The structure, predominantly colonial in style, has all comforts built into it.
This structure in Kazhakoottam, Thiruvananthapuram, deserves a big salute.
The structure, which once sported a verandah and a central courtyard, was replaced by a very modern and contemporary design.
The owners were extremely particular about a “green” effect inside and outside, along with the structural appeal.
The elevation is a combination of contemporary elements woven into the traditional architectural styles of Kannur.
Vigil and Asha’s environmental friendly single-storey house stands pretty in 10 cents, in the middle of a vast coffee plantation.
The beautiful 1,200 square feet home stands in a four-cent plot and the effort to limit the budget can be seen from the gate and the boundary wall itself.
The fine elegance of contemporary style meets the simplicity and goodness of tradition at this 3,000 square feet house in Calicut.
The artistic blend of the slope and flat roofs is one of the major eye-catching features of the exterior of this house, which has a box-shaped elevation.
Designer Wajid Rahman from ‘Hierarchitects’ has wisely utilized the space to give a simple and classy look for the entire house.
The house had to be simple and elegant with serenity reigning indoors.
Owned by George Thomas, Mel Kavvatti village is entirely built in Canadian pine wood, except the bathrooms.
Believe it or not a furniture paradise exists in a two kilometer radius of Thrissur town in God's Own Country.
This 1,500 sq ft budget house stands on four cents of land in Chevarambalam, Kozhikode
The architect set no limitations to the design that fits snugly into four cents.
Every bit stylish and very contemporary, the construction looks expensive and ultra mod.
The outstanding feature of the structure is the utmost importance given to landscaping.
The house has been designed in such a way to extract the maximum space that was available.
The elevation is in the contemporary style.
The 7,170 sq ft house on a sprawling 78.46 cents of land was conceptualized, designed and constructed by designer Shabeer Saleel.
Although the exterior looks a bit drab, the house welcomes you to an enchanting world of beauty.
A budget friendly house with interiors that give total privacy of the family members and a connection to the ancestral home, which is in the same plot at Olivilam near Mahi.
The owners were in Dubai, the builders were in Kerala - this is the story of how they put technology to the best use.
The elevation is a mix of flat and sloping roofs with black, brown gray and white colors intermingling with each other to give the structure a special look.
Football lover and sports instructor Maneesh’s home is all about greenery. Come, see it all.
There are five bedrooms in this house: two downstairs and three upstairs. Every bedroom other than the kid’s room is bath attached.
The most interesting feature of this minimalist house in Kozhikode, is its color-themed bedrooms.
This stately house in Koyilandy was brought to life by designer Sandeep Kollarkandy who stuck to all the demands laid down by its owner, Pramod.
An A-plus house amid Manjeri’s abundant verdure – that’s how one would describe Mehroof Raj’s house.
The house has four bedrooms with attached bathrooms in addition to a living space, dining room, kitchen, and courtyard.
The owner, Ramkumar, who runs a business in used cars, was very particular about a stylish single-storied house rich in natural elements.
When Johar Harif and his wife Nishahath of Malappuram finally beheld Kalathingal House, they knew the architect had given a concrete shape to their dreams.
Although the exterior of the three-storey house makes it look like a posh hotel or an auditorium, the charming interior is homely enough that it fills you with a positive energy.
The combination of slope and curve roof gives elegance to the elevation; shingles and clay tiles are used in the roof.
The interiors are designed to keep the privacy of the dwellers intact, and are not marred by elaborate decorations.
The inhabitants of the house say that this open space brings more light and energy into the house.
The new house was built after demolishing the old house.
The elevation is a combination of slope roof, curved roof and glass.
The pure white theme of the house is in lovely contrast to the green landscape.
The 1,200 sq ft house utilizes space by meeting all requirements of the family.
The elevation is a combination of slope roof and flat roof.
The structure stands literally elevated atop a hilly patch which slopes up from road-level.
The place is Paravoor, resonant with the history of Muziris.
Though the elevation gives the impression of sloped concrete roofs, in reality, the roofs have not been concreted.
A 1,890 sq ft house on 10 cents of land, with four bedrooms and all facilities on a strict budget of Rs 35 lakh is no small achievement.
The elevation looks Victorian in style with sloping roofs, projections over roofs and a cream and maroon color scheme.
When grandeur merges with aesthetics, the outcome is classic beauty.
Not only is Smeram very chic, it’s high on hi-tech too.
Each project undertaken by the architect has his indelible stamp on it.
With roofs and window shades in straight lines and in total alignment, this contemporary house has been built to suit Kerala’s weather and climatic requirements.
Built on five-plus cents of land in the heart of Kochi, this house is in the run for a prestigious award for innovative architectural designs.
Be smart with storage and the type of furniture you buy for a small apartment.
Structured like a box, its flat roofs enhance its looks and the claddings in natural grey and white give the charming structure its character.
The first step in renovation was to check the strength of the structure as it stood.
The single-storied house comprises two bedrooms, a hall, kitchen and a drawing room.
Though miles and miles away from Europe, Ferndale conjures up images of a villa, set amidst green leafiness in an equally verdant valley.
Located at Thathamangalam, the secret behind this cooling effect is the material used to build the house - granite stone.
Stone cladding was used only on the parapet to give the exterior its chic look.
The house was over half a century old when its owner, George, started toying with the idea of renovating the structure.
One look at Kuzhuvelil Tharavad in Kurinji near Pala, is a testimony to this golden revelation.
The imposing 6,000 sq ft house, Valyaara, has been built to a plan after Saheer’s heart, with detail given to minutiae.
Here’s the story of how a structure was built to be a home as told by the owner himself.
The 2,900 sq ft house is big and sprawling and sits loftily on 25 cents of land in Kalletumkara, Thrissur
The house was built beating all odds and defying old-time theories of architecture.
What makes the house a looker is the meticulous planning and the owner’s clear-cut ideas about his project.
Play of shadows is a major element that features in the design of the house.
The house exteriors were given a western colonial style facade and this gave the house a complete facelift.
By looking at Balamani teacher’s house from the street, one would think it’s just another concrete house with a small backyard.
The layout and interiors was assigned to designer Renjit Puthenpurayil who turned out a piece of absolute delight, the ultimate in luxury and sophistication.
From wall art to curios to mirrors, there is a touch of ‘Buddha enlightenment’ in each and every thing in this house.
The Subair-Zeenath couple’s house in Kunnumakkara, Vatakara, is in every way a testimony to the vibrant and visibly opulent living style of its owners.
With no base design of the old structure, the going was pretty tough.
Renovation and re-building seem to be the flavor of the times.
The medium-budget house sports a look that’s contemporary, traditional and modern.
Soft floral design and delicate stripes are the utmost prints that you can adorn rooms with, in this season.
Standing on 14 cents of land in Thirunavaya in Malappuram, this 4,200 sq ft house is a new concept in architecture.
Along with your wardrobe, ensure a makeover for your abode.
In the process of re-designing the house, nothing of value was lost.
With the red of the earth merging with the green of the leaves, the house, painted in Nature’s hues, is every bit North Indian in looks and design.
Though the exterior of this single-storey house is part European and part Aussie in looks, the interior is contemporary and chic, tailored to suit native needs.
It was a challenge for the owner who was determined to remodel his house without sacrificing anything that went into making the old one.
The layout of the land was such that a house could be constructed only on three cents despite the couple buying up half a cent of land later, which lay adjacent to their plot.
It was in this quaint old house that many a political bigwig of Malabar was born.
The history of mankind has been replete with instances of magnificent architecture, and this trend has - both in the past and today - segued almost naturally into home designing concepts.
A blend of the traditional and the contemporary, what gives the elevation its regal expansiveness is the color mix of pastel green and pristine white.
Nimmy Paul’s collection of photos, cleaned and re-framed, has found pride of place on the verandah walls.
It was the inconveniences surrounding a lack of space that prompted Santhosh, a BFA graduate, to think about remodeling his house.
This house in Irinjalakuda stands on 19 cents of land and has been built with sheer utility in mind.
In Vastu sastra, a house is called your third skin for a good reason (clothing being considered your second skin, energy-wise).
The young architect, Dr Josna Raphael, believes that geometrical shapes in architecture are best suited for the weather conditions and lifestyle of Kerala.
The plot of land in which a house is built can affect your happiness, success and prosperity, says Vastu shastra.
The idea of minimalism draws a picture of what comprises the essentials.
The debut of digital printing has given a major fillip to the sale of these wall adornments.
This house at Vengara in Malappuram’s Tirur is a standing testimony to deft planning and cost cutting.
Let your home reflect your personality.
It was the pristine beauty of the backwaters that led Amit Passi to choose this penthouse by the lagoon.
Perched on a lofty corner seat, this house inThodupuzha is perfectly in sync with the nature.
Just one look at the Lukose Family House at Elamakkara in Kochi is all it takes to teleport you to America.
Try using fish pots, glass lamps, balls and bowls to create your own hanging gardens.
The Mock – up Goggle brings you the opportunity to view the interiors of your home at a 360 degree angle.
The things that sky-rocket building expenses are often those that we imagine to be the least daunting!
Thekkepura, part of an ancient Tharavadu in the quaint Aymanam village in Kottayam, has rewritten its story by converting itself effortlessly to go with the times.
There’s nothing as exciting as building a home that exceeds your wildest expectations.
Experience the true beauty of wood, large windows, sloped roofing and double-height interiors of this contemporary style 4200 sq. ft. home at Aluva.
The layout of this apartment encourages smart space utilization.
Planning to build a house close to a temple? There are a few things you need to consider before you go about doing it.