50 Beautiful Houses in India

Written by Businesswire India | Mumbai | Updated: Nov 2 2010, 17:48pm hrs
While a city is the mirror of the civilization that built it, the quality of its houses reflects its peoples sense of self. The Coffee Table Book 50 Beautiful Houses In India published by White Flag media & Communications Ltd an enterprise by Sezal group is a first of its kind compilation of Indias most beautiful houses showcasing houses with a wide range of themes such as Vastu based homes, to neoclassical as well as modernistic designs. 50 Beautiful Houses in India is the outcome of an intense dialogue with some of the most prominent architects in India. The Coffee table book 50 Most Beautiful Houses in India gives architects a reference point in terms of aesthetics and technicality. The book is a must have for art connoisseurs, as it gives a birds eye view of planning and intricacy in design of architects and their works without having actually to visit the property. Nonresident Indians and foreigners can keep abreast with the current style & developments in Indian architecture. Not to forget the aspiring home owner can use the book as a guide on how best to build his dream house. The hard cover book clearly chronicles the insights of 39 architects who have lain down 118 design plans and the 485 exclusive, self- explanatory pictures of the houses which have been featured in this 420 page book.

The content covers houses from across the country, allowing the reader to experience a wide range and scope of styles and genres. The book show cases holiday homes in Lonavala, a second home in an inherited property at Haridwar or a residential home in the metropolis ranging from Mumbai, Chennai to Delhi. This exclusive book is about Indian Architects designing homes with comfortable, stylish and functional spaces for real people in India rather than just Show Homes.

The idea that one can change ones identity and social status in society through the nature of his dwelling is a truly modern and unique concept to the Indian man. The Indian was content with his simple basic structure of a house which lacked in an aesthetic concept but was a functional abode defining his social and religious status in society. With evolving times this simple abode was transform into a luxurious living space that is self defining and reflecting his distinctive style which is a result of his self discovery over many years. The home dweller knows himself & his family and their needs; and the Indian architect knows well how to create an artistic, functional and technical reality of the same. The ideal Indian home each has a statement to make about its design and its occupants. Each house in this book narrates a different story right from the conception of an idea in the mind of the home owner to the embodiment of its actuality which is a by product of the architects creation.

Intense research has gone in compiling this book making it an assimilation of the most unique, exquisite and indeed beautiful houses in India. While reviewing the experiences of the 39 architects, the designers and the entire team; this book is a chronicle of new insights and possibilities in the world of architecture.

50 Beautiful Houses In India printed by Thomson Press, published by White Flag media & Communications Ltd is a journey with a purpose of finding meaning in life and transforming that meaning into a personal space enriched with tranquility and harmony with ones own being. The 420 page book is priced at twenty nine hundred & ninety five rupees (Rs 2995/-) and is available at all leading book stores like Crossword, Landmark, Oxford Book Store, Strand Book Store and Danai Book Shop in India. White Flag Media & Communications Ltd is committed to providing quality media in the field of infrastructure, architecture, interiors, construction and design. Sezal Glass Ltd is the groups flagship company which is into glass processing and manufacturing.