Client: Piramal|Indiareit

Status: Under construction

Size: 6,00,000 sq ft | 14 acres

The Gran Carmen, Bangalore, is a villa development located in Bangalore on a 14 acre site in the outskirts of the city. The project’s objective is to develop a new prototype for villas in Bangalore as an entity to address issues of liveability, spatial configuration, environmental and social issues. The built form and morphology has been derived as a result of climatic studies, which have helped in the detailing of the building skin and the landscape, which is a crucial part of the development. Optimizing for pedestrian and green spaces: The spatial planning is generated by creating a pedestrian field for villas in the centre of the site by isolating all vehicular movement to the basement. The pedestrian field is then laid out with recreational areas and green spaces which become community areas for the residents. The villa designs have evolved to the best of functionality of spaces with a segregation of public and personal areas. As per the development control norms, basement parking is contained within the building periphery, dictating the configuration of the basement development in the form of interconnected linear strips which helps in keeping the parking in a personal parking format.

Gran Carmen, Bangalore

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23rd September 2016: #StudioSession by Stefan Holst

Smart Step Session with Transsolar KlimaEngineering, Managing Partner & CEO Mr. Stefan Holst. Stefan leads Transsolar’s Munich team with his wide background in high-comfort, low-impact building concepts. This turned out to be a great learning opportunity to further our understanding of environmental design.

September 2016, Architizer
22nd September 2016: features Amarnath

"The brief was to re-design the pilgrimage by way of developing residential accommodation for the pilgrims and allied infrastructure facilities. The location of the site is in an avalanche-prone zone and the weather permits a very small window of only about 3 months each year is suitable for building activity."

September 2016, NDTV Prime
22nd September 2016:  NDTV Prime | Manit Rastogi

Are NGT orders against developers pushing the real estate sector into a chaos? Developers allege that no construction can begin without taking the green clearances from the competent authorities. NGT rulings, according to developers have made the buyers wary and have hit business badly. Who’s on the right? Catch Manit Rastogi ...