Our simple outline of important building regulations in Mumbai...
1. FSI: for residential buildings is 1.33 from South Mumbai till Mahim in the West and Sion in the centre. North of that it is 1.0. For educational, healthcare and hospitality projects, it is 1.33 plus 300% extra, which is 1.33 x 4 = 5.32.
The following are not counted in FSI calculations: • Basements • Stilt Parking • Staircases • Lifts and lift lobby (lobby area to an extent equal to lift area, additional lobby areas are counted) • Pump rooms, utility areas, security cabins • Shafts • Society Office upto 12 m2 if there are less than 20 apartments, and 20 m2 if more • Gymnasium upto 2% of FSI area • One Servants’ toilet per floor upto 2.2 m2 with access from lift lobby • Refuge Areas and terraces Normally, 15% of the plot must be reserved as a recreation area. If the plot area is greater than 2,500m2, then this 15% is also subtracted from the total FSI of the plot. Note that this explanation pre-dates the concept of "Fungib…
Dream city ventures is an ambitious exhibition space
proposal which is planned to be stationed within the heart of the city for a
span of 1 to 2 months. This if first of its kind to be explored at Bandra Kurla
Complex Grounds on an approx. 10 Acre piece of land. Our client was very interested
on a business model which is intrinsically weaved with Indian culture, food and
people. Our city is a mix of people from different parts of our country and everyone
has their own distinct traditions and culture which in a cosmopolitan city of
Mumbai gets merged well. The innate intent of this exhibition space was to
celebrate different cultures from different states of India. Henceforth the design proposal was developed with a thought
to include two major sections, one for commercial purposes and the other as
engagement spaces. They were divided proportionately so that there are enough
interactive spaces within. The commercial space was divided into 5 different pavilions
with each of them represe…