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Mumbai Architecture News in 2023, chronological:

19 Apr 2023
Apple BKC, Mumbai
Architecture: Foster + Partners
Apple BKC Flagship Store Mumbai India
photo © Apple
Apple BKC Flagship Store, Mumbai
Apple’s first flagship store in India opens to the public. The store occupies a prominent corner of Jio World Drive, a new retail destination that is part of the Bandra Kurla Complex.

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Mumbai Architecture News, chronological:

18 Aug 2022
This Is The Place
Architecture: Giles Miller Studio
This Is The Place Mumbai India
photo © Edvinas Bruzas
This Is The Place, Mumbai
Giles Miller Studio has created This Is The Place, its largest architectural artwork to date, and wrapped it around the corner of a 50 storey skyscraper in Janata Nagar, Mumbai. The artwork stands at over 42m tall, and marks the corner of a new residential development in South Mumbai with an engineered textural display which serves as a place-maker as well as a bold architectural intervention.

11 July 2022
One Green Mile
Architecture: MVRDV
One Green Mile Mumbai India
photo © Suleiman Merchant
One Green Mile, Mumbai
Making infrastructure do more: MVRDV completes One Green Mile in Mumbai, inserting a community space beneath a flyover MVRDV, working alongside co-architects StudioPOD, has completed construction of One Green Mile, transforming a series of neglected spaces below Mumbai’s Senapati Bapat Marg flyover.

1 Apr 2022
Stacked Dwelling, Maharashtra
Architecture: DIG Architects
Stacked Dwelling Maharashtra Mumbai
photo : Phxindia
Stacked Dwelling, Maharashtra Mumbai
Stacked Dwelling is a weekend house in Igatpuri, standing on a compact 360 sq m linear plot. The narrative unfolds against the majestic backdrop of the Sahyadris.

28 Mar 2022
Sanjaynagar, Ahmednagar
Architecture: Community Design Agency
Sanjaynagar Homes + Neighborhood Mumbai
photo : Rajesh Vora
Sanjaynagar Homes + Neighborhood, Mumbai
Today in a slum called Sanjaynagar, located in Ahmednagar 150 miles from Mumbai, residents are celebrating the move-in day for 33 families into safe, healthy, and attractive new homes. Sanjaynagar is a tight-knit and resilient community of 298 families, living in slum conditions spread over just two acres of municipal land.

8 Feb 2020
#7, Southlands
Design: SquareWorks
Retrofitting Art Deco Apartment Mumbai India
photo Courtesy Fabien Charuau
Retrofitting an Art-Deco Apartment in Mumbai
Southlands is an integrative endeavor aiming to rejuvenate an old 1930 Art-Deco Apartment in Mumbai, to accommodate the postulated requirements of a modern-day multiuser collective. The project intends to celebrate the inherent quintessence of a sangfroid ‘Bombay-ish’ precedent with distinct incorporation of consciously designed alterations.

20 + 18 Sep 2019
Floating Restaurant in Mumbai
Design: SDM Architects
Floating Restaurant Mumbai, India: Queensline Sea Yah
image courtesy of architects
Floating Restaurant in Mumbai
SDM Architects have recently completed the project Queensline Sea Yah

11 Nov 2018
Tata Housing Sereini, Thane
Architects: Edifice
Tata Housing Serein in Thane Mumbai
image courtesy of architects
Tata Housing Serein
The project is located within a park that has Tulsi Lake as the centre. The landscape of the project has been designed to be like a park, with park like amenities incorporated, and access for bicycle and joggers throughout.

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17 May 2017
Mumbai Railway Stations Renewal
Design: JDAP Design-Architecture-Planning, Architects
Mumbai's suburban railway system Kalyan Station
image courtesy of architects
Mumbai Railway Stations Renewal
Mumbai’s suburban railway system carries over seven million passengers daily and is one of the busiest commuter rail networks in the world. The overground railway lines that cut through the city, form quite literally the framework upon which the city has been built over the years.

27 Feb 2017
Central Library of IIT Bombay, IIT Campus, Powai Road Mumbai, Powai
Design: Sanjay Udamale Architects
Central Library of IIT Bombay
image courtesy of architects
Central Library of IIT Bombay
Located in the heart of the campus it is surrounded with lush greenery. The requirements consisted of horizontal & vertical extension, entire renovation, repairs and interiors with furniture.

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25 Mar 2016
Film City Tower – Bollywood ReImagined – Winning design – First prize:
Film City Tower Competition
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Film City Tower Mumbai
Competition Organiser: Archasm
Type of Competition: Open for all (Architects and students), Idea based, Interdisciplinary

• First prize: Jagoda Nowakowska, Magdalena Skop, Monika Woźniak (POLAND)
• Second prize: Advait Potnis, Jinish Gadhiya, Vatsal Upadhyay (INDIA)
• Third prize: Marcello Galiotto, Alessandra Rampazzo (Italy)

31 Dec 2015
Chhatrapti Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 Building
Architects: Skimore, Owings & Merrill LLP – SOM
Chhatrapti Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 Building
photograph © Robert Polidori
Chhatrapti Shivaji Airport Building Mumbai
The four-story terminal stacks a grand “headhouse,” or central processing podium, on top of highly adaptable and modular concourses below. Just as the terminal celebrates a new global, high-tech identity for Mumbai, the structure is imbued with responses to the local setting, history, and culture.

5 Nov 2013
Mumbai City Museum Competition
Mumbai Museum Building
photograph from organisers
Mumbai City Museum Competition
The Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, dates from the late 19th Century and recently underwent a major renovation, winning a UNESCO Conservation Award in 2005. It is one of India’s most outward-looking cultural institutions and hosts regular international events, including the BMW Guggenheim Lab. The new building will be set in a landscape adjacent to the existing museum and next to the Veermata Jijabai Udyan Zoo.

29 Nov 2012
Upper Duncan Estates, Byculla
Design: Made in Mumbai + Muktanand Zingade Associates
Upper Duncan Estates Mumbai
picture from architecture office
Upper Duncan Estates
The project deals with redevelopment of eighteen plots in the inner city of Mumbai, and measuring almost 250m of length. The length of the site is expressed through a 250m long linear built form, which grows with acquisition of subsequent plots.

29 Nov 2012
Design: Collaborative Architecture
Wedge-1 Mumbai, India interior architecture design
images from architects firm
latest of architectonic explorations by the firm in creating projects which are highly refined in architectural morphology and yet fulfilling the programmatic agenda of the brief.

2 May 2012
Nirlon Knowledge Park
Design: BDP Khandekar – award news
Nirlon Knowledge Park, Mumbai landscape
photo from architect office
Nirlon Knowledge Park Mumbai
This Indian Urban Landscape design has won the Asia Pacific 2012 Award in the commercial: renovation/ redevelopment category at the International Property Awards.

6 Jan 2012
CIPLA Pharmaceuticals, Vikhroli
CIPLA Pharmaceuticals Mumbai Building, India
image from architects firm
CIPLA Pharmaceuticals Mumbai
CIPLA is a large and prestigious Pharmaceuticals company, and their existing facilities in the North of Mumbai needed to be augmented. Vikhroli is an extremely congested and chaotic suburb of Mumbai.

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Key Maharashtra Architecture, alphabetical:

Bombay Arts Society, Mumbai
Date built: 2007
Design: Sanjay Puri Architects
Bombay Arts Society
image from architect
Bombay Building by Sanjay Puri Architects : Images

Elphinstone Mills Tower, south Mumbai
Date: 2007-
Design: Adrian Smith and Gordon Gills Architecture
60 storeys

India Tower, south Mumbai
Dates built: 2007-10
Design: FXFOWLE Architects
60 storeys 301m high
Park Hyatt hotel, retail, residential

Mumbai Development
Date: 2009-
Design: BDP
Mumbai Development
image from architect
Mumbai Development

Nariman Point, central Mumbai
Date: 2009-
Design: Chapman Taylor
Nariman Point Mumbai
image from architect
Nariman Point Mumbai

NGO Magic Bus staff dormitory, Karjat Dam
Date: 2008-
Design: Architecture BRIO
NGO Magic Bus
image from architect
Magic Bus

Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Wadala
Date built: 2008
Architect: Planet 3 Studios Architecture Pvt. Ltd.
Vidyalankar Institute of Technology
image from architect
Vidyalankar Institute of Technology

Taj Mahal Palace
Date rebuilt: 2010
Taj Mahal Palace Hotel Mumbai
photo from Taj hotels
Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai
12th August 2010 – As India welcomes its 64th Independence Day, the iconic Taj Mahal Palace re-opens its doors to the magnificently restored Palace Wing in Mumbai.

Chez Vous, Churchgate
Date built: 2010
Design: SHROFF + LEoN
Chez Vous Restaurant Mumbai
photograph : Saurabh Mhatre
Chez Vous Mumbai

Shah Signature
Date: 2009-
Design: THE FIRM, Architects
Shah Signature Mumbai India
image from architect
Shah Kingdom Mumbai

Shah Orchid Villas, Navi Mumbai
Date: 2009-
Design: THE FIRM, Architects
Shah Orchid Villas Mumbai
image from architect
Shah Orchid Villas Mumbai

Shemaroo House
Date built: 2009
Design: THE FIRM, Architects
Maharashtra Homes
image from architect
Shemaroo House Mumbai

Trinity World School
Date: 2009-
Design: THE FIRM, Architects
Trinity World School Mumbai
image from architect firm
Trinity World School Mumbai

Urban Skywalks Mumbai

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Triose building, Lonavala, near Mumbai, western India
Design: Sanjay Puri Architects
Triose Building
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Triose Building

McKinsey & Co., Gurgaon
Architects: Currimbhoy Design & Architecture
Gurgaon Building

Kolkata International Convention Centre, Kolkata
Design: RMJM Architects
Indian Building

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