The Naked House By studio TAB | Bangalore, Karnataka

Every now and then, an architect meets a project that makes him/her pause and think.

To question every sinew of design ethos adopted so far and to introspect what's learnt to unravel the unlearnt. The Naked House has been one such project.

We were commissioned by a young NRI family to transform their Bangalore home into a simple and minimalist holiday home. Minimalist design has always been a subjective narrative. We wanted to explore what really defines minimalism.

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By stripping off every pretentious layer, every embellishment, every unwanted facade that shields the need; we unravelled the state of spatial nakedness. A home so distinctly stark and monotonous, and yet a home in every sense.Of a palette devoid of colors, of wood that is in its most bare form and a naked layout consisting of only the essentials.

Nakedness reveals the brutally honest nature of the design in its purest form with nothing in disguise. A paradoxical project where one had to maneuver through complexities to deliver the simple. And simple surely has been most satisfying!

Location: Bangalore

Project Area: 2000sqft.

Year of Completion: 2021

Photography: Nayan Soni