The Terrarium Place: A Unique Residential Villa by Aisha Ameen

Emulating Nature's Geometry in Design

The inspiration for this unique villa came from rock formations in the local landscape, where nature’s geometry never ceases to amaze. The idea was to break down the traditional building mass and create a design that is integrated with its environs, by emulating natural shapes.

Located in Kuwait, The Terrarium Place is a residential villa designed by Aisha Ameen. What sets this villa apart is its integration with nature and its unique design elements. At the center of the Terrarium Place lies a beautifully landscaped open-air courtyard, around which every room in the house is situated. This design allows for an endless flow of light, natural air, and greenery throughout the entire space.

The villa's design focuses on three main colors: concrete, light bronze, and green. These colors create a sense of harmony and establish an indoor-outdoor balance. One of the standout features of the design is a natural stone wall that extends from the exterior to the interior, further enhancing the connection between the villa and its surroundings.

Aisha Ameen, the designer behind The Terrarium Place, faced various challenges during the design process. Balancing client requirements, site limitations, technical considerations, timeline, and budget was no easy task. However, through creative problem-solving and meticulous attention to detail, Ameen was able to create a functional and visually appealing design solution.

The Terrarium Place has been recognized for its outstanding design and creativity. In 2023, it was awarded the Bronze A' Design Award in the Architecture, Building, and Structure Design category. This prestigious award is bestowed upon designs that exhibit strong technical and creative skills, contributing to quality of life improvements and making the world a better place.

The Terrarium Place is a testament to the power of design to integrate with nature and create a harmonious living space. With its unique features and attention to detail, it stands as a shining example of innovative residential architecture.

Project Details and Credits

Project Designers: Aisha Ameen
Image Credits: Aisha Ameen
Project Team Members: Aisha Ameen
Project Name: The Terrarium Place
Project Client: Aisha Ameen

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