SpRhA – An Age Old Desire / Karan Malkan + Rukaiya Lokhandwala

SpRhA – An Age Old Desire / Karan Malkan


The ideation of the project began by collecting all the stories and aspirations of the various users at the Gulaalwadi junction, Bhuleshwar, Mumbai. The proposed site is dense in its urban fabric, comprising of dilapidated residential buildings and chawls, longing for a redevelopment. The site is brimming with immense commercial activities of daily wage labourers and hardware shops. The study of the physical and metaphysical aspects of the site derived the overall concept that retains the quality of life in a chawl with the amenities and aspirations of a modern day apartment. The proposed building is a mixed use development with a balance of commercial plazas and residential redevelopment component.


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