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V I D A Takes India’s Urbanization Outside City Limits With This Residential Township

Posted By Tafline Laylin On May 31, 2011 @ 10:00 am In Architecture | No Comments



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Although very few details have been given about this project, it is expected to cover 100 acres and house up to 40,000 residents. An international consortium of architects, V I D A will aspire to LEED-Gold certification. As part of this ambition, an attractive bike path and stream will unite the township’s clusters, creating plenty of green space. And finally, landscaping [6] will be purposefully planted to reduce groundwater run off. V I D A is expected to see the project through to completion, which is currently slated for 2013.

+ V I D A [4]

Via Arch Daily [7]


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[3] LEED-Gold certified: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/new-fordham-university-dormitories-obtain-leed-gold-with-help-from-nyserda/

[4] V I D A Architects: http://www.vidadesignglobal.com/

[5] Image: http://inhabitat.com/v-i-d-a-takes-indias-urbanization-outside-city-limits-with-this-residential-township/vida-residential-township-india-2/

[6] landscaping: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/listing/new-york-city-green-roof-and-landscape/

[7] Arch Daily: http://www.archdaily.com/tag/v-i-d-a/

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