Unimark Asia HQ
Shortlisted for World Architecture News' best Commercial project and Eco project, the distinctive profile of Unimark Asia’s new 16-storey Headquarter office in downtown Kolkata is derived from incorporating GFA-free triple height external terraces in a dynamic way by stacking and sliding 5 glass boxes. These terraces will be lushly planted and provide valuable break out space.
Core is placed asymmetrically and only 4 further columns are required to create column free space in this steel framed building..
Ideal orientation with short facades to east and west allowed maximum use of low E glazing to maximize daylight into office and minimize artificial lighting a prime energy user. Further green initiatives ensure building will achieve Gold LEED rating.
Construction under way.
aCTa responsible for concept. Maheswari and Associates are the architects responsible for implementation.