Jindal Mansion - When Work Becomes Art
Insite|June 2019

The contemporary art, the timeless aesthetics and the heritage building – all add up to a curiously anachronistic spatial experience at the Jindal Mansion. The project was completed in two phases.

Marilyn Madathil

The offices on the 3rd and 4th floors were taken up in phase one. The ground floor with its reception, cafeteria, and service utilities, along with the MD's offices on the 5th floor, were part of phase two.

Eye-catching features

The second phase created an assortment of public and private areas to be integrated with the office floors of phase one. Some of the prominent elements from the erstwhile office – such as the massive marble-clad columns in the reception, and the richly-patterned inlay flooring – were retained and integrated into the new design scheme.

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