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Abraham John Architects e: info@abrahamjohnarchitects.com

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A Project by Anokha

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   P is a bespoke creation by celebrated Indian architect Alan Abraham. The villa follows his design approach reconnecting architecture with nature, making optimum use of space, and reinventing living environments with natural materials, lighting and landscape. Mr. Abraham is the creator of some of India’s most wellknown homes, including Villa in the Sky, the seaside penthouse in Mumbai he designed for his brother, Bollywood actor John Abraham. The award-winning Villa in the Palms, Mr. Abraham’s most unique project to date, was developed by Marisha Dutt and Steven Gutkin. A single family, four-bedroom house accessed by a private road, it stands on a 1,300m² plot in the coastal state of Goa, India. The plot was dotted with 20 towering coconut trees

with a view across a large field and a seasonal stream. These trees have dictated the concept and footprint of the villa, which has been meticulously designed between them. The villa’s volumes have been oriented along the trees to maximise views of the field, and bridges and decks meandering through the trees have been incorporated to connect them. Roofs were pitched at different angles representative of houses in the surrounding villages to accentuate the staccato nature and fragmented aesthetic of the building. Boundaries between the inside and outside are blurred and vast open spaces connect each living space while at the same time maintain privacy. Each bedroom on the ground floor feels like a separate home and the front view of the villa has been designed to give an entirely different sensation from that at the back.

Villa in the Palms Sale Contacts e: marishadutt@hotmail.com e: stevengutkin@hotmail.com

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