Location: Elphinstone Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Project Work Status: Completed Projects
Area: 15,000 Sq.Mt.
Client: Competition, Evolo
Project Started: Jan-2005
This project attempts to address the redevelopment of housing in the industrial landscape of the city housing in the Industrial landscape of the city. Its prime endeavour is to facilitate subtle relationships between the various classes residing in one built form. In this project, various communes with their socio-cultural and recreational spaces are integrated in a single super structure as a cluster of communities residing vertically, forming a 'symbiotic Urban Commune'.
The project attempts o develop new habitat developed by the local communities, addression questions of identity locality and sustainability. Different communes share symbiotic relationships through their accupatinal networks. Events like sports and festivals are imagined as sphares of intersection between different strata. The sale component, rehabilitation component, recreational programs, amenities and open spaces are incorporated in a single super structure as cluster of communities residing vertically forming a 'symbiotic Urban Commune'.