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

Latest News
December 2016, World Architecture Community Infosys
8th December 2016: World-Architecture Community 

"Iconicism of Sustainability: Morphogenesis took this opportunity to test if a development of this scale could be net zero on water, energy and waste to landfill, with a future aim to develop a model for sustainable master-planning for larger sites.”- Infosys Campus Mihan

December 2016, Homify Traveler's House
8th December 2016: Homify.in| Traveler’s House

“It can simply be described as an elegant understated house that is experiential in nature and its architectural wonder lies in the subtle juxtapositions of spatial relationships that reveal themselves over time.”

December 2016, Archilovers Delhi Nullahs
2nd December 2016: Archilovers.com| Delhi Nullahs

Archilovers.com, the social network for architects and designers from all around the world recently features Morphogenesis' initiative to transform 350km long, contiguous Nullahs in Delhi into eco-corridors.