In the Indian state of Maharashtra, has begun the first phase of construction of the Amanora apartment city – the ‘future towers’ designed by Rotterdam-based architectural firm MVRDV.
Currently, the Southern Asian country is in a rapid development to provide housing for millions, which has resulted in many large scale monotonous residential estates. MVRDV has taken on this challenge to participate in the development as part of the apartment city complex.
Future towers has an overall structure that is hill-shaped featuring bays, canyons, caves grottos, peaks, valleys, MVRDV’s design combines amenities, public facilities, parks and a mix of inhabitants presented in the form of a vertical city. Comprised of 1,068 apartments ranging from studio to villa size (42 m2 to 530 m2), the units are part of a larger scale housing development which measures 400.000 m2 that is divided into a grander total of 3,500 apartments. Each is set to attract a diverse mix of population to the new neighbourhood with the ambition of creating a lively sub-culture for pune. Designed in accordance with modern Indian housing standards, each of the living spaces are equipped with balconies and naturally ventilated service areas, with almost each bedroom hosting its own bathroom.