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Different vibrant colours to identify the building typologies within the housing

Sanjay Puri Architects

Housing  /  Completed
Sanjay Puri Architects

Taking cues from the organic housing layouts of old Indian cities & villages, this housing project has an informal layout. Part of a masterplan of a 36-acre self-sufficient housing project being developed for the personnel of a cement plant, this project is located 3 km from the closest small city amidst open land all around with no other development in the vicinity. A large open landscaped park punctuates the overall masterplan with studio apartments, smaller & larger apartments, a school & a club along the perimeter of the site. Within an area of 6 acres (24281sq.m.), a mid-rise buildings housing 72 studio apartments, 48 nos. of 2-bedroom apartments and 48 nos. of 3 bedroom apartments are planned in an organic layout. Each building is designed with sheltered open courtyards naturally ventilated circulation spaces & garden spaces between them. All the apartments are designed with recessed windows, sheltered balconies & cross ventilation to mitigate heat gain in response to the hot climate of the location where temperatures remain in excess of 35°C for 8 months annually. Color plays an important role in the project. Different color combinations identify the different building typologies within the housing. Vibrant colors are an integral part of traditional festivals, clothing, ornaments, housing & food in India. This project is 3km away from a very small city and 90 km away from the closest large city. To invoke a sense of vibrancy as a response to its isolation & simultaneously imbibe traditional Indian culture. Colourful hues accentuate the buildings & their circulation spaces. The internal spaces of each home is in neutral colors allowing the occupants to have their own choices. Since the overall layout is planned with a large 36,000 sq.m. garden, the apartment buildings are designed to create intimate sheltered spaces between them. These spaces are varied in each part of the layout by the organic nature of the building placement, creating multiple spaces with varying degrees of enclosure & shape. All the water is recycled and reused within the project with its own sewage treatment plant. Extensive rain water harvesting is integrated with the planning. The design ensures & facilitates natural light and ventilation to all the spaces within. Designed in response to the climate, imbibing traditional planning principles& cultural responses. Shree Town is a contextual housing project designed sustainably.

Credits

 RAIPUR, CHATTISGARH
 SHREE CEMENT LTD
 04/2020
 29264
 8181818
 SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS
 Sanjay Puri, Ruchika Gupta, Kaushik Sheth, Manveer Chopra, Rohan Shiktode, Karun Chughasrani, Keval Shah, Ronak Kothari
 SHREE CEMENT LTD
 Interior design Consultant – Baheti & Associates , Structural Consultant – Dr. Kelkar Design Pvt. Ltd, MEP Consultant – Epsilon Design Consultancy Pvt. Ltd
 MR.DINESH MEHTA

Curriculum

Sanjay Puri Architects are listed in the top 100 architects worldwide by Archdaily. Architizer, New York includes Sanjay Puri Architects in their list of the top 136 design firms worldwide. The firm tops the list of WA Community , UK award winners across the world.
Winning the LEAF Awards London Best Interior Architecture 2021, the World Architecture Festival’s Best Housing Project of the Year 2018 in Amsterdam and the World’s Best Residential building in the LEAF Awards, London 2017, the firm has won over 300 awards including 200 international awards and over 100 National awards.
The firm founded in 1992 has won architectural projects in Australia , Spain, Montenegro, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Oman and Dallas in addition to projects in 40 Indian cities.

With a firm strength of 72, evolving design solutions that are contextual and creating spaces that revolutionize the way they are experienced form the essence of the firms design philosophy.

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