MVRDV’s “mountainous” Future Towers provides low-cost accommodation in India

Dutch firm MVRDV has completed an enormous apartment building in the Indian city of Pune, featuring a series of connected blocks with sloping roofs, which branch out to enclose multipurpose courtyards.

The firm led by Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries designed the Future Towers development for a site in the Amanora Park Town community on the outskirts of the rapidly expanding city.

The project, which provides accommodation for around 5,000 people, forms part of the township developed in response to an influx of young professionals moving to Pune to work in the auto-manufacturing and technology industries.

The surging demand for low-cost mass housing has led to significant development within the area, typically comprising clusters of identical high-rise towers.

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