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Modular high-rise lets residents customize their apartments

Modular high-rise lets residen...
The Vijayawada Garden Estate takes the form of a structural grid
The Vijayawada Garden Estate takes the form of a structural grid
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The Vijayawada Garden Estate takes the form of a structural grid
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The Vijayawada Garden Estate takes the form of a structural grid
Only the structural grid itself and the infrastructure are not customizable
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Only the structural grid itself and the infrastructure are not customizable
The Vijayawada Garden Estate uses a modern construction approach
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The Vijayawada Garden Estate uses a modern construction approach
The Vijayawada Garden Estate will have plants growing up and around the exterior of the grid
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The Vijayawada Garden Estate will have plants growing up and around the exterior of the grid
The planting will provude greenery for the building, soften its square look and help to purify the air
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The planting will provude greenery for the building, soften its square look and help to purify the air
The Vijayawada Garden Estate will cover an area of 36,000 sq m (387,500 sq ft)
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The Vijayawada Garden Estate will cover an area of 36,000 sq m (387,500 sq ft)
A greywater supply system will collect rainwater on the roof and use it for watering plants on the resident's balconies
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A greywater supply system will collect rainwater on the roof and use it for watering plants on the resident's balconies
Elements in the apartments, including the walls, façade, ceiling, floors, balconies and plants, can be tailored to the preference of each resident
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Elements in the apartments, including the walls, façade, ceiling, floors, balconies and plants, can be tailored to the preference of each resident
Residents can even choose from a range of plant pots
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Residents can even choose from a range of plant pots
Among the catalog of modules from which residents can choose are different floor types, façade elements and railings
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Among the catalog of modules from which residents can choose are different floor types, façade elements and railings
The aim of the approach is to provide residents with potential for individualism and flexibility
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The aim of the approach is to provide residents with potential for individualism and flexibility
Residents can choose from different prefabricated modules that slot into the tower's framework
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Residents can choose from different prefabricated modules that slot into the tower's framework
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Furnishing a new home can be a time consuming experience. For residents of the planned Vijayawada Garden Estate in India, however, this won't be a problem. Its modular design means that everything needed for each apartment can be picked from an accompanying catalog and simply slotted into place.

The development was designed by Penda Architecture and Design for developer Pooja Crafted Homes. Covering 36,000 sq m (387,500 sq ft), it aims to use a modern construction approach to provide residents with potential for individualism and flexibility.

The tower takes the form of a grid containing a number of separate elements. Only the structural grid itself and the infrastructure are not customizable. Other elements in the apartments, including the walls, façade, ceiling, floors, balconies and plants, can all be tailored to the preference of each resident.

Residents can choose from different prefabricated modules that slot into the tower's framework. Among the catalog of modules are different floor types, façade elements and railings. There is even a range of plant pots.

Among the catalog of modules from which residents can choose are different floor types, façade elements and railings
Among the catalog of modules from which residents can choose are different floor types, façade elements and railings

In addition to this "out of the box design," Pooja was seeking a natural element to the development. Plants will be grown up and around the exterior of the grid, providing greenery for the building, softening its the square look and helping to purify the air. A grey water supply system will collect rainwater on the roof and use it for watering plants on the resident's balconies.

Work on the Vijayawada Garden Estate began this year and is ongoing.

Source: Penda

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Stephen N Russell
Lisc for all cities worldwide, nice touch & boost apt rentals alone. Reuse idle acerage for worldwide