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Aditi Greenscapes Apartments, Bangalore by Manasaram Architects

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Aditi, is a Sanskrit word for “ABUNDANCE” and creative power. It is the name of one of the most ancient goddesses – the ‘mother’ of all gods on earth, and is related to the terms “Beginning”.

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Infrastructure facilities:

Water conservation- with rainfall of 900mm annually in Bangalore and 2 lakhs sq. ft. site area, water-receiving potential is 6 lakhs sq.ft which is staggering 1.8 million liters of water. A water body in the centre of the park is being created for static storage. Also, encouraging residents to make their plots “Zero runoff areas”.

Waste water management – Treatment of black and grey water through some simple traditional systems.

The use of traditional patterns and architectural styles – Maximum use of natural building materials like stones, terracotta, bamboo, plantation or recycled timbers, etc.

Visitor’s parking at the entry zone, assuring privacy to the residents.

Community facilities:

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  • Community Club with a multi-purpose hall, swimming pool, fitness center, etc.
  • Library with books emphasizing on the green way of living.
  • [Community kitchen (with biogas and solar cooker) – a boon for the working women.]
  • Laundry facility and green shop – green things + provision for internet shopping with regular co-ordinated deliveries for general items.

Apartment and villas:

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  • Island Villas in the apartments with no common walls.
  • Staggered gardens at every floor. Visual interconnection with other floors.
  • Each apartment with large double height balconies with a dedicated space for vegetable gardening.
  • Calm and serene interiors.
  • Emergency lighting with renewable energy.
  • Orientation of the apartment to have maximum light and ventilation.
  • Terrace with a luxurious health club.
  • Existing trees on both sides of the villas.
  • Family lounge area, large terraces in villas.
  • Courtyards in each villa act as an outdoor seating space.

Amenities:

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  • Infinity pool on the terrace – Connecting water to the sky.
  • Facilities like fitness center with sauna and steam bath and massage areas.
  • Party hall overlooking the swimming pool.
  • Organic farming all over the terrace.
  • Yoga hall facing Zen garden.
  • Play areas for children with creativity center and crèche facility.
  • Basketball and Badminton courts, gazebos, tree-house and Zen gardens.
  • Pathways on all sides of landscape.
  • Amphitheatre of approximate 150 capacities.
  • Park electricity run on solar panels.
  • Natural landscaping with indigenous plants, water bodies and minimum lawn area.

Project Facts:

Name of the project: Apartments at Aditigreenscapes, Bangalore
Client: Preeti Developers, Bangalore
Location: Aditi Greenscapes, Sri Venkateshpura Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka
Structural Consultant: SEMAC, Godrej & Boyce,
Site area: 3.4 Acres
Status: Ongoing

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