Landscape Projects
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With thriving development of the real estate over the past few decades, a close proximity to mega city of Mumbai and a good visibility of professional works in private domain, Pune has emerged as a hub of landscape design practices in the last few years. A glimpse of some of the works of established landscape practices in the city.
a) Designterra| Vikas and Vandana Labba

Mithila Bungalow | Mithila bungalow is a single family home in Pune. It is a three-storied house with terraces abutting almost every room. The role of the landscape architect was to conceptualize the outdoor terraces and garden in such a manner so as to achieve a vibrant, inviting and contemporary ambience...

Pebbles-1, Pune | Completed in the year 2010, Pebbles- 1 is a high-end residential project of 250 tenements located in Pune. Designterra's early involvement at the master planning stage of this residential development, resulted in an integrated approach to the open space system and landscape facilities...

b) Landart Designs | Anjalo & Avadhoot Kumthekar

Countryside Farm House | The place is designed as a countryside home for a well-known doctor, who is well-travelled and has a classic taste. The designed landscape offers a serene setting for the family weekends and get-togethers. Spaces are planned to enjoy the panoramic views of the scenic surroundings...

Latitue, a multi-residential project | The landscape is envisaged as a linear park on an elongated site admeasuring 32 meters x 500 meters. The park is planned partially on a podium top as well as on deep soil. The design skillfully tries to blend the two areas expanding below the buildings creating covered interactive spaces along the park. The deep soil is entirely kept under shrubbery and large native trees...


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