Vertical city, designed by MVRDV – construction start in India
Property Magazine International
March 18, 2011
City Corporation Ltd 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 400.000 sq m 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.
The 400 acres site is located 10 kilometres from the city centre of Pune in the centre of the Amanora Park Town development. 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 sq m of housing and amenities. The 1,068 apartments of the first phase vary from 42 sq m to 530 sq m. Besides MVRDV the team is based in Pune: Project Management by Northcroft India, co-architecture and MEP by Neilsoft, Structural Design by J+W. Future Towers was a competition won by MVRDV in November 2009 and it is the first MVRDV project in India presented to the public. MVRDV is currently also working on a range of projects in Mumbai and Bangalore.