Defining luxury is not easy since it is a relative term. For this reason, it is not possible to delineate the parameters of luxury in a residential project. But, still you, you would hear and read people saying and writing about the luxury apartments. This means that there are some special features which are not to be found in the other apartments which qualify these ones as luxury ones. Besides the features found in the projects or the apartments, the luxury apartments could also be defined on the basis of the segment of the population which they cater to. So, the projects which have been developed keeping in mind upper middle class or the rich segment of population could be defined as luxurious.
So, what are these crucial elements which create the separation between the average middle class residential apartments and the luxurious apartments.
1. Spaciousness: The luxury apartments are far more spacious than the others. For same set of features, these have bigger sizes of the rooms than the normal ones. Or, these might have space meant for additional facility which could be a study, a servant room or even a small individual gym.
2. Price: The price per unit of the area as is far higher than the one of the normal apartments. It not just the greater areal expanse which increases the prices but also the higher price per unit of the area which is higher than the apartments meant for middle class housing. The higher price per unit area is also due to quality construction and interior furnishing of the apartment.
3. Interior design and aesthetics: By using exclusive materials for interior designing and furnishing which is not normally used in constructions, the flats can be made luxurious. This includes finishing given on the walls and the floors (by marbles, tiles or paint), the materials used in electric furnishings and washrooms, doors, windows, cabinets and almirahs, kitchen design, etc. A combination of all these element shall gel to provide exclusive aesthetics which the buyers want. The better and the more expensive are these interior elements, the greater is the price per square feet of the apartment. So, when you look at the price and it to be on the higher side, you shall check what are the product specifications being provided.
4. Exclusivity: More luxurious are the apartments, more exclusivity is desired by the people who buy these. This means greater privacy, greater security, bigger parking spaces for large cars, better aesthetics of the surroundings, better amenities such as swimming pools, spas and even mini-golf course and a number of other similar elements which sets them apart from the usual apartments.
Therefore, it is the better, bigger and the pricier which helps in defining the elements of luxury which a particular project such as the Pranayam by Puri would provide to the upper middle and the rich class of population.