Mixed-use rectilinear composition
Architecture + Design|August - September 2020
Project: Stellar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

A rectilinear composition of offices that open onto landscaped terraces along an arterial city road, Stellar is a commercial building with retail spaces at the three lower levels and offices at the upper four. This 110-metre-long building is fragmented at the upper floors with north-facing terraces and is punctuated by a large two-level angular office space in the northwest corner.

Designed in conformation with a very specific brief, the retail spaces occupy the lower levels along the extensive road frontage. Small offices constitute the upper levels with 30 percent of these opening onto landscaped terraces. The owner of the development wanted a clearly discernible office space of 500 sq metres.

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