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Architectural firm Design Ashram in Calicut (DAC) lets this home by the Chaliyar River, Kerala pay homage to its surroundings while using straight lines and a contemporary aesthetic.

By Brijesh Shaijal

Nestled by the Chaliyar River, this property in Azhinjilam, Calicut, Kerala is called the Hidden House. The built area is located in a pocket deep inside the expansive four-acre plot so the bungalow does not have visual access from the main gate. Instead, the driveway organically becomes a series of winding curves. Visitors catch

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