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THE INSIDE STORY!

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A home is one-third of man’s basic necessities. Just because it is basic, it does not necessarily mean that it should exist as something plain and boring. In essence, your homes can be a reflection of your core personality.

This post is about the tiny things that are a part of the vast world of ‘Modern Residential Architecture’ which one perceives at a sub-conscious level but does not accept on a conscious level. Modern Residential Architecture may be THE thing that you were looking for but were never quite able to place a finger on.

Modern Residential Architecture is built on basically two elements – simplification of form and an absence of excess decoration. In other words, it follows the ‘less is more’ principle giving you just what you need for a beautiful and luxurious home.

All this began at the turn of the 20th century where along with everything else, even the fundamentals of architecture went through the renaissance phase. This happened because of development of both technology and society itself. There are a few common characteristics that modern architecture possesses. They are listed as follows:

Form follows function – This proposal was originally expressed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s early mentor Louis Sullivan. In a nutshell, this simply means that the design should be derived directly from the purpose and not the other way around.
Modern architecture requires simplicity and clarity of structure, thus eliminating unnecessary detail. Thus it gives you exactly what you need and not what you want, unlike traditional architecture.
Usual architecture means hiding the pillars and beams in your house which is usually considered ugly and something that’s best hidden from view. Modern architecture says otherwise. It involves visually displaying the basic structure rather than trying to hide it unnecessarily.
Materials used in your homes have special importance in modern architecture. The importance lies in the principle of ‘Truth to material’, which means that the true nature and form of the materials are exposed rather than camouflaging its essence. Very ‘Be what you are’, don’t you think?
Modern architecture stays true to its name. Instead of depending majorly on nature for raw materials, it depends on industrially-produced materials which can add that sharp technological edge to your homes.
The modern architect believes more in keeping things straight – what we mean is that there is more emphasis on vertical and horizontal lines which gives your homes a strong and stately demeanour.
This being said, the only thing constant about homes and their décor is change. True, that accepting change is difficult – but when it comes to the beauty and luxury of a space that is forever and truly yours, is asking to change asking for too much?

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Welcome the new Gateway to Mumbai

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Tonight, let’s start all over again. Like it’s the first day of our life.

There is something about life that’s so poetic, so idyllic. After all you live only once. Why not make it larger than life? Right?
At Tata Housing Development Company Ltd, we make sure every house is built with dreams and passion and not just bricks and mortar.
Gateway Towers is one such archetype of living life scenically. Touted to be an iconic residential development in Mulund with world-class amenities meeting the standards of Tata Housing Development Company Ltd, the Callison-designed residential towers reflect a permeable building solution which creatively addresses high density housing without the look of traditional massing.

If you dream of flying and seeing the world from a height, then here’s the great news. This project has six residential towers that vary in height ranging from 31 stories to 41 stories, with the highest point at 159 meters. Presenting an inviting stance with the towers’ angle-positioned wings, the development will resemble a grand scale, traditional horseshoe-shaped Asian house with a courtyard opened toward the major highway. Exciting?

gatewat_2No doubt the welcoming landmark has been named Gateway Towers and is designed to signify the gateway to Mumbai for passing commuters. The project will include unit options ranging from 2 to 4 Bedroom condominiums to 4 & 5 BHK duplexes, triplex and penthouses. To break the uniformity of more than 950 dwelling units, the exterior design pattern will integrate prominent green spaces on sky bridges and roof terraces, which also provides more exclusive gathering spaces for tenants. Intriguing building façades will be formed through monumental cut-outs, shaded vertical garden scoop-outs and private garden balconies. Once you step out of the comfort of your house to even the balcony, prepare for views of the central public garden on the parking podium’s deck featuring an enticing community swimming pool, tennis courts and recreational areas.

Amidst the hustle bustle of the city, we tend to miss the greens and the peace of sipping tea under the blue sky amidst nature. But now no more. This property is an 8.5 acre land parcel located in Mulund (East), the queen of central suburbs of Mumbai, close to Mulund toll naka on the Eastern Express Highway. It overlooks Thane Creek to the east; part of the Ulhas River Estuary and a recognized Important Bird Area by the Bombay Natural History Society.
It’s time to break free. It’s time to breathe unfettered.