While India has miles to go as far as experimentation in architecture is concerned, as compared to other nations, it’s intriguing to note that architects and builders are finally looking past the shoe-box glass and solid structure for office structures. Architecture in India is getting bolder, quirkier, and office spaces do not look like office spaces any more. Did someone say “A Spaceship!”? Perhaps!
Well where are you sitting, reading this article? Probably in your office cubicle, right? Sorry buddy, but this article will make you feel really bad, for it enumerates some of the finest, most quirky, and mind bogglingly gorgeous office structures we have across the country. Don’t blame us for putting down your papers, right after you read this!
1. The South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre, New Delhi
One look at the South Asian Human Rights Documentation Center and you’ll understand the greatness of this fastidious brickwork. The 50 sqm plot gloats of a praiseworthy configuration which is spatially proficient and savvy. The entire office complex is composed in a manner that the more drawn out 10 m side is presented to direct sun for the duration of the day. But the most intriguing element remains its spinning vertical piles of blocks, which makes it a noteworthy tourist site, and a muse for budding architects. If you are looking for the Goa to Delhi flights, then after landing in Delhi, do visit this place to admire the marvellous architecture.
2. Cyberture Egg, Mumbai
Built by Vijay Associates and planned by James Law Cybertecture, the Cybertecture egg blends virtual engineering, ecological outline, smart control frameworks and developmental designing to make the boldest building for the city of Mumbai and for India in the 21st century. The 33,000 square meters of the space is utilized as workplace and three levels underground which give 400 parking spots. The building will have both office and living space and is situated in Bandra, Mumbai.
3. Fisheries Department Building, Hyderabad
Even though it may appear to be an insane design to some, not everybody gets the chance to work inside a monster fish! Trust the fisheries department to consider their work important; the office really works out of a 4-story fish building that was built in 2012 to work as an office for the National Fisheries Development in Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad. What the Fish!
4. Infosys Multiplex, Mysore
The Infosys campus in Mysore is unquestionably one of the coolest office campuses in India. While the whole complex gloats of numerous architecture accomplishments, the training room or the multiplex resembles a mammoth golf ball. It sprawls across 1.44 million sq.ft and is known to be the highlight of Mysore. This theater complex has a limit of training 14,000 workers at any given time, making it the world’s biggest training centre.
5. I-Flex Solutions, Bangalore
This shocking bit of development in design emerges with its petal formed special squares and compartments, in the complete Bagmane IT park. Spread over a sprawling floor space of more than 144,000 square feet, the I-Flex offices more than 1,500 employees at once. The lovely office complex has a devoted department for customer care and advancement exercises and is known for its energy saving initiatives.
We know, right now, instead of thinking or planning for the fun things to do in Delhi, you must be figuring out a way to apply in one of the above mentioned offices. Of course, we all crave for such working spaces. Good luck for the try, and congratulations if you already are an employee in one of these!