Aurobindo Galaxy Tower, at Hyderabad, by CnT Architects

Aurobindo
Aurobindo Galaxy Tower, at Hyderabad, by CnT Architects

This is the entry for a design competition for an office tower of about 1.4 million square feet in a prominent location in Hyderabad. The site was very linear in shape, and given the proportion of the land, the challenge was how to create a form that was relevant as well as memorable.

CnT has always looked at the design of office buildings as creating a space for community, where inhabitants do not feel sealed within glass boxes, and have a connection to outdoors and something larger than their immediate workspace, whichever level they may be at. The solution was to create a terraced building, where the network of terraces offered three major benefits:

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