House of Dappled Shadows: Nestled in the Mango trees
Set in the semi-urban context of the famed Kodungallur town, this residence was designed for a client based in Dubai whose primary wish was for a simple and beautiful home at his home town.
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Houzz at a GlanceWho lives here: A family of fiveLocation: Kodungallur, KeralaYear built: 2021Size: 447 square metres (4810 square feet); 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and a powder roomArchitecture and interior design firm: MudbricksPhotos by Justin SebastianSet in a historical coastal town in Thrissur district, this house integrates itself with the defining feature of Kerala: green, abundant nature. A unique feature of the house is how it embraces natural light while creating an interplay of light and shadow. Artificial lighting is kept to a bare minimum, even in areas like the bathroom.The modern white facade is punctuated with wooden accents to extend a warm welcome. Black steps lead to the porch with a cantilevered roof, which serves as a great spot to enjoy the view outside.