March 27, 2011, 5:30 pm

Future Towers was a competition won by MVRDV in November 2009 and it is the first MVRDV project in India presented to the public.

Future Towers
MVRDV’s answer to monotonous large scale housing estates by the introduction of lost qualities like creating a lively sub centre for Pune by attracting a diverse mix of population through the offering of a variety in size apartments. City Corporation Ltd. has commissioned MVRDV to design in total 3 phases of Future Towers with in total approximately 3,500 apartments or 400,000 sqm of housing and amenities.
Future Towers
Future Towers
Future Towers
Future Towers
Amanora Apartment City – Future Towers, by MVRDV in Pune, India.
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City Corporation Ltd, a leading real estate development corporation in the Indian state of Maharashtra has started construction on the first phase of Amanora Apartment City – Future Towers, designed by MVRDV. The project is located in Pune, India and comprises of 1,068 apartments & public amenities, as a part of a large scale housing development with a total of 400.000m2 comprising 3,500 apartments. Completion is expected by summer 2014. The apartments and facilities are interwoven and create a vertical city which will due to its various apartment types offer housing to a diverse group of residents.

India is currently in a rapid development to provide housing for millions; as a result often monotonous large scale housing estates appear. MVRDV takes on the challenge to participate in this development which seems dominated by efficiency rather than quality. The Future Towers project introduces lost qualities to mass housing: increased density combined with amenities, public facilities, parks and a mix of inhabitants resulting in a vertical city. The 1,068 apartments of the first phase vary from 42m2 to 530m2 and are set to attract a diverse mix oIndia is currently in a rapid development to provide housing for millions; as a result often monotonous large scale housing estates appear. MVRDV takes on the challenge to participate in this development which seems dominated by efficiency rather than quality. The Future Towers project introduces lost qualities to mass housing: increased density combined with amenities, public facilities, parks and a mix of inhabitants resulting in a vertical city. The 1,068 apartments of the first phase vary from 42m2 to 530m2 and are set to attract a diverse mix of population to the new neighbourhood with the ambition of creating a lively sub-centre for Pune. The studio to villa size apartments are designed according to an analysis of modern Indian housing standards. They are in general equipped with balconies, naturally ventilated service spaces and almost each bedroom has an individual bathroom. The hill shape structure with its peaks, valleys, canyons, bays, grottos and caves adds identity to the city and provides a large number of apartments with fine views and spacious balconies; its public space offers possibilities for interaction and communal activities.

MVRDV
ARCHITECT: MVRDV, Rotterdam, Netherlands. CLIENT: City Corporation Ltd. LOCATION: Pune, India. AREA: 210.000 sqm. (first of three phases). CO ARCHITECTURE & MEP: Neilsoft. PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Northcroft India. STRUCTURAL DESIGN: J+W. DATE: 2011. No part of this web site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior permission of Morfae and the copyright owner.
Future Towers
Amanora Apartment City – Future Towers, by MVRDV in Pune, India

Future Towers was a competition won by MVRDV in November 2009 and it is the first MVRDV project in India presented to the public.

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