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Location: Malabar Hill, Mumbai, India
Footprint: 1,250 square feet
From the Architect: "Delicately crafted by combining two adjoining apartment units in an archaic building in the plush neighborhood of Malabar Hill, Mumbai, Midori, as this home is known, ﬁnely walks the line between subtlety and opulence. Sinuous curves ﬂow into each other to give way to a contemporary Gatsby-esque space that functions as a home for a family of three on weekdays, and party central on weekends.
"The building that harbors Midori, almost 80 years old, carries a heritage of minimal Art Deco style with curved open air pathways on each level and curved overhangs. Midori tries to extrapolate the curves from these external features inside the apartment in an attempt to pay an ode to the Art Deco-style but in a contemporary and modern manner.
"A terrazzo-clad wet bar with brass legs acts as the piece de resistance and is the cornerstone of the project. It dictates the vibe of the project and sets up perfectly as an introduction to the space. Art deco–green, brushed brass, teak veneer and marble come together to form a material palette that exudes splendor and grandeur while still remaining humble."
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