Mumbai is an island city with scarcity of space however its strategic seashore location and tropical wet and dry climate have catapulted it to the financial and commercial capital of India. It is also the most populous and has the highest Gross Domestic Product amongst all the cities of the country. This brings us to the topic of housing since being one of the most populous urban regions in the world demands construction of high-rising, compact and affordable homes in Mumbai.
Past Indian homes used to house joint families living over a considerable amount of land even in a city like Mumbai. However in the present, owing to the growing population settling in a concentrated area, Mumbai’s real estate developers began building space-smart homes which used the land optimally. Although, this condensed residential architecture has resulted in another issue for Mumbai’s families. Even when the families were forced to sacrifice their living space they refused to give-up on the age-old tradition of joint living in Mumbai. Consequently, the privacy of an individual or a couple began getting compromised with, howsoever involuntarily, by other family members in the home.
Taking the customer feedback about their restricted privacy into account while deciding the size, design plan and architecture of modern homes in Mumbai, real estate developers decided to employ innovative techniques to maintain everyone’s privacy in their units. Some of their solutions are listed below:
Creating a Home within the home: To solve the privacy issues faced by a young married couple or to give the family’s elderlies their own space, designers are fashioning a small studio apartment within the larger home to enhance privacy for nuclear families living in a joint family system in a Mumbai 2 or 3 BHK apartment. Also, guest rooms are gaining popularity with contemporary developers since they are comparably smaller in size but big enough the host the occasional guest or be used as the children’s room.
Use of Partitions in the Living Room: A living room is usually the most spacious room in most apartments. Rather than designing the living room with extra space while reducing the bedroom’s size, developers are nowadays designing smaller-sized living rooms or allowing an option of creating a small room inside the living room space through curtains, glass partitions and cleverly planned walls. This solution brings in optimal usage of the allotted space for customers.
Mixing and Matching: To efficiently utilize home space, interior designers have come up with such layouts which couple those areas of our home which have similar functionalities i.e. the Study room and the Lounge or the Kitchen and the Dining Room. Moreover, the trend of open kitchens or modular kitchens has already taken the home designing market by storm. With the introduction of such flexibility in homes, stagnant designs are shown the door resulting in ingenious alternatives to increase privacy.
Placement Fixes: By elegantly installing wardrobes, blinds, curtains and glass partitions at the many joining points of your home, a developer can transform your apartment into an efficient home. Moreover, you can also smartly place long plants, false walls and privacy screens in a desirable place at your home to manoeuvre the design at your place and instil privacy in your compact Mumbai home.
Conclusively, small apartment or a palatial villa, the need of privacy is ever-present in a home and Mumbai’s real estate developers are implementing this by smartly exploiting the space they have on the premium land of Mumbai to give their buyers a private space to live and enjoy their life to the fullest irrespective of their apartment’s and family’s size.
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