One of the more important conditions for achieving high sustainable performance is good natural ventilation, which is achieved easiest by having double-sided apartments for cross ventilation. The double-sided orientation of the apartment buildings also allows views for the residents on all sides, long and open internal views and creates a greater sense of spaciousness.
Cutting and opening the volume further inside allows for daylight to enter deep into the facility and opens a path for natural ventilation also on the ground floor of the public program. The incision system is designed in such a way that the natural light penetrates throughout the entire depth of the public program volume.
16 apartments on each floor
Incorporating a space of congregation inside the housing complex. Providing a built-in valley structure will create a stack effect throughout the plaza. Golden bamboo on every floor complements the view of the plaza with great harmony. Offering more privacy with a great terrace experience, the idea of shifting the floor plates is implemented, in order to achieve better light penetration and also trees get the double volume to grow.
14 apartments on each floor
The core focus was the environment and adding a living, breathing piece of architecture that added significant aesthetic value to the Kompally streetscape. This housing complex had to offer residents unrivaled luxury internally, but it also had to give back to the suburb in terms of its presence.