Kerala Home in Kyiv, Ukraine by SHOVK

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Architects: SHOVK | Ruslan Lytvynenko, Anton Verhun, Andrii Leso
Inside designer: Tereza Maevska
Space: 245 sq. m
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Challenge yr: 2021
Photographer: Mikhail Pavenin

About SHOVK
SHOVK is a group of specialists in creating trendy, thrilling and useful tasks within the discipline of inside design and structure. Having gained European expertise in designing residential, business, and public services, since 2015 we now have been realizing the desires of our purchasers, who share our understanding of aesthetics and philosophy.

Our portfolio consists of greater than 100 carried out tasks around the globe. The principle ideas of our work are full mutual understanding with the consumer, consideration to particulars, implementation of vitality effectivity applied sciences, cheap consumption, and design that’s not topic to time and ephemerality of trend traits.

Kerala Home is a home within the woods, constructed utilizing pure supplies and the most recent applied sciences designed to create a wholesome microclimate in and round the home.

The structure of the home revolves across the kitchen and front room, from right here you will get to the winter backyard, master suite and youngsters rooms, in addition to stairs to the second flooring, the place there’s an workplace, visitor bed room, small sauna, and a secluded room with panoramic sliding window and terrace.

The form of the home and its location are decided not solely by the inside planning but additionally by the timber rising on the location. We deliberate the home in order to not hurt them.

Partitions, partitions, and ceilings are wood frames, stuffed with heat, breathable, 100% biodegradable, and immune to the event of mildew and fungus materials – hempcrete. Along with excessive vitality effectivity, this materials has wonderful sound insulation properties, so the home feels stable and capital.

There aren’t any vibrations of partitions and flooring, nearly no sound of footsteps, and the music sounds dense and wealthy. The heating and sizzling water provide system is a geothermal warmth pump, it doesn’t make dangerous emissions and permits householders to considerably scale back working prices.

Correct air high quality is supplied by the provision and exhaust air flow system, and the built-in recuperator reduces warmth loss throughout air alternate between the home and the road.

Because the home is situated in a picturesque space, it was necessary to create the impact of the movement of the atmosphere into the inside. This perform is carried out by giant panoramic, nook, sliding home windows, in addition to home windows within the ceiling. Because of them, even in dangerous climate, residents can benefit from the union with nature, being in a heat, comfy dwelling.

Acacia wooden was chosen because the cladding materials – this materials will serve the homeowners for greater than fifty years with none therapy and can scent like wooden, not chemical compounds. Additionally it is crucial that acacia ages superbly.

Over time, it can fade and turn into coated with small cracks, which is able to give the home a appeal of authenticity and the Aristocracy.