The design of a township by DFI, in collaboration with DP - Singapore, aims to craft villa-like residences
The design of this contemporary, well-planned township by Design Forum Internaɵonal in collaboraɵon with DP - Singapore, aims to craō villa-like residences within the benefits of a large residenɵal complex with communal ameniɵes and the security of a gated enclave
The masterplan of Emerald Garden in Kanpur comprises residential plots, flats, clubhouse, commercial, etc. with 60% of the built volume being designed as a low-rise development. The client brief called for a mix of 3, 4 and 5 BHK units, amidst regular towers and iconic towers with an assortment of units split into regular floors, penthouses, garden apartments and club-side apartments. The planning approach aims to consolidate the central greens, while crafting vista views towards the low-rise development. Breaking away from the traditional 4 units to a box cluster, there is a focus on clubbing two units together into the different arms of the cluster, and enabling the sun, wind and view requirements of the towers.
The palette of materials was selected for the aesthetics, functionality and easy maintenance over a period of time. The fenestration is a combination of UPVC windows and structural glazing with low emissivity glass for energy conservation. The façade is a combination of stone cladding on the lower floors, while the upper floors are of double plaster and weather-resistant paint. The façade is interspersed with metal louvers and pergolas to break the monotony and create a playful interplay of light and shadow Ar. Goonmeet Singh Chauhan Ar. Anand Sharma Ar. Anoj Tevatia DFI