Kanchi Ketan Modi

AR3033

Meandering Workplaces

Elphinstone Estate is an upcoming financial hub, according the proposed Eastern Waterfront Planning. This place is governed by Mbpt mumbai port trust, and consist of warehouses and small office buildings provided on lease. In the proposed development, the grid system of the existing estate is kept intact, with nandlal jani road as the major street. The site has a proposed R.G.,in the adjacent block, which is a major green within the estate. Meandering Workplace, is a proposal, that will become a governing project. This project would then set an architectural language for the entire estate. This proposal consist of communal spaces, an extension to the existing NSIC office and co-working office spaces. The brief is further elaborated with common communal spaces such as cafeteria, retail, exhibition, event halls, dance hall, gymnasium, gaming zone, amphitheatre, etc. The co-working module is divided into two parts one consist of office spaces and other consist of artisan’s asylum. The idea was to have public spaces such as cafe, retail and exhibition and semi pubic spaces such as workshops for artisan’s asylum, towards the pedestrian edge. This spaces have small pockets of spill over spaces , that act as entrance plazas and sitout spaces.   


Report Content

Introduction to studio

Introduction to site

Introduction to concept

concept

Programme

Derivation of Built Form

Ground Floor Plan

First Floor Plan

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