Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
My Home Studio in Querétaro, Mexican by 4th-Studio
September 21st, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: 4th-Studio
My Home Studio is the project that Bticino has created in Mexico to show in a clear and exciting way the “Home automation” concept. The most innovative and cut edge domotic functions altogether in a single place ready to be incorporated in our daily lives and this way dwell and work in spaces with more comfort, security and efficiency. My Home Studio is probably the most complete and sophisticated showroom in our country.
Through a walk across the room, which has been adecuated as a nice department studio we can understand that domotics is something reachable, friendly and needed not only for being comfort and luxury, but home automation allows substantial savings in energy, reducing costs and contributing to protect our environment.
This space has been created for everyone, professional or particular person who could be interested in domotics. Architects, contractors and interior designers will find a source of inspiration that could help them add an additional value to their own projects making the perfect mash up between aesthetics, functionality and technology beacuse well there are more that one hundred combinations of colors and materials that stand out these domotic functions. More than a single device in the wall these are accesories that complement a decorative concept, the same way a belt complements a dress.
In the whole studio the fluency of shapes and technology help their visitors to configure and enjoy different atmospheres in seconds. Different options were selected to decorate this space, going from a 10″ touch screen capable of controling lights, shutters, music, air conditing, entrance doors, security cameras, irrigation systems among many other electrical functions, to other aspects such as a gas detector that can be installed in the kitched prepared to alert in case of leaks.
Another example is a Nighter 8″ screen video station made of an elegant black glass from where you can activate lighting, different scenes, shutters and besides it has access to a transmision from the installed cameras inside and outside the house, as to watch who is calling at the main door allowing access.
The distribution of the space inside the project is very simple and has a few well organized elements, it starts with a main access hall with a wooden suspended ceiling that descends through the wall for a finishing visual impact that can create different kind of ilumination from one second to another, we find a small public area consisting in a living and dining room complementing with a small service kitchen dressed all in a brilliant black to make reflections more vivid. Containing elements such as walls, ceilings and floor has been planned with neutral colors to allow furniture and ilumination become the main characters.
My Home Studio was designed by architect Carlo Hernandez from 4th-Studio: “The idea of the concept was to develop a space that could be able to create a chain of inspiration for all of their visitors, that could be perceived as affordable, accesible and perfectly well solved in lighting, for this we went to the basics of interior design, it had to be simple, with light colors and light furniture to let us enjoy every single corner of every space”.