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Welcome the new Gateway to Mumbai


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.

The Sustainable Actions of Daily Life

In honor of the National Environment Month from 19th November to 18th December, here are five easy steps you can take to introduce sustainability in your daily life. Whether you agree or not, conservation begins at home, right from thinking about the true value of what we use to how we use that rationale.

We need to understand the importance of different sources of energy, natural resources like water and the effect of our over-consumption on the environment.

Change your home interiors

Green is in. It has made its way distinctly in the super-elite homes. Organic accessories like bamboo planters, cotton bedcovers, hand-made earthen sculptures, double glazed glass panels, paper lamp shades and cotton floor cushions can help make your living space more eco-friendly and aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

Let your fingers do the walking – online

This is one of the simplest ways to adapt yourself to sustainable living. Pay your bills online, register for e-bank statements, add things to your shopping cart. It doesn’t just help you save on paper, fuel, but at the same time lets you do your bit for the environment.

Rethink Bottled Water

Nearly 90% of plastic water bottles are not recycled, and instead take several thousands years to decompose and degrade completely. Go for reusable container and fill it with tap water which serves as a great choice for the environment, your wallet, and even, your health.

Cut Down On Private Vehicle Usage

This one is easy to implement especially if you’re residing in a city where public transportation is easy to come by. You can always try and substitute your car with a bike ride to closer destinations or even opt for bus / train travel. Environmental pollution is one of the most serious problems facing humanity and other life forms on our planet today. Thus, it’s time to go realistic and switch to eco-friendly means of transportation. The green cab service in Delhi put forth a great example.

Air Purifying Houseplants

Replace the electric air purifiers with these nature-friendly options. Plants like the Areca Palm, Bamboo Palm, English IVY can be counted on to keep your home or office moist during dry times and lower the concentration of chemical toxins floating around in the air. Encourage those around you to bring in a single houseplant as well and care for them while they’re still saplings.

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