Types Of Homes

Types Of Homes

Get ready for a beautiful home that is climate responsive, self-sufficient, ecologically sensitive and inspired by tradition. Apart from the satisfaction of leaving a much smaller ecological footprint, you will also enjoy better air quality, natural light, temperature control, synchrony with the outdoors and noise insulation.

Being eco-friendly, doesn’t mean that you’ve to skimp on style or compromise on comfort. Though all our homes will share features like exposed clay brick exteriors, verandahs and roof patterns, you’ll be amazed by the range of floor plans, designs, materials and styles possible. The design of these homes will broadly fall into 3 basic categories:

Orma (Nostalgia)

Authentic Tharavad style homes constructed using architectural wisdom and practices rooted in the tradition of the land. Homes that will transport you in time, evoke feelings and memories that will foster a strong emotional connection. We have master artisans and carpenters well versed in creating traditional Kerala architectural features like nadumuttam, padippura or the chuttu veranda with great authenticity.


Key Distinguishing Features

  • Authentic recreation of traditional Kerala Homes
  • Emphasis on symmetry
  • Highest level of craftsmanship
  • Use of carvings in interiors
  • Traditional flooring materials including oxide flooring
  • Refurbished pillars, windows or doors
  • Restored and functional Traditional switches, fittings
  • Antiques & Art
  • Features like nadumuttam, padippura etc.

Impam (Delight)

Homes that are traditional in spirit but peppered with modern materials in ethnic designs. These abodes evoke nostalgia yet are rooted in the present. They are a delightful amalgamation of traditional wisdom and modern practices.


Key Distinguishing Features

  • A delightful blend of traditional Kerala Style Architecture with a peppering of modern materials
  • High amount of detailing
  • Shape and Textural complexity
  • Designer ethnic tiles / Cement flooring
  • Wooden doors, Wooden Ceilings
  • Traditional wooden windows and UPVC Windows finished like wood
  • Limited use of look-alike substitutes for wood to reduce costs and added functionality
  • Pillars
  • Mini Indoor gardens

Pratheeksha (Hope)

These homes borrow from traditional wisdom yet have their gaze firmly on the future. They are a creative, playful architectural interpretation of an abode that inspires hope in all generations.


Key Distinguishing Features

  • Automation and Smart Technology
  • Modern materials for interiors
  • State of the art lighting and sanitary fittings
  • Indoor gardens and plant curtains
  • Solar powered Low energy Airconditioning
  • High end UPVC, Aluminum windows for smooth operation. They are also easy to Automate.
  • Alternative materials to reduce use of wood
  • Modern, luxury flooring materials
  • State of the art kitchen
  • Courtyard