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India’s Tallest Residential Tower to come up in Kolkata

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Kolkata-based Mani Group, Diamond Group and Alcove Realty along with Bangalore-based Sattva Group, have come together as a consortium to build one of India’s tallest residential buildings, The 42, on Chowringhee in Kolkata. A feat of design and construction, this 240-metre-high 60-floor residential tower will be the tallest structure in Eastern India with a single generously-sized ‘bungalow apartment’ on every floor. ,

Spread over 3.55 acres, The 42 will comprise of just a single residential tower and a separate multilevel carpark block, thus offering ample space open-to-sky, aesthetically landscaped with water features. It will comprise 57 residential bungalow apartments including one triplex apartment with triple-height sky balconies. Hafeez Contractor is the Chief Architect and Subir Basu is the local architect. Design Cell, Gurgaon, headed by landscape architect Savita Punde is the landscaping consultant. PIA Interior Co Ltd, Bangkok is doing the interiors. Structural & Geo Technics are provided by Magnusson Klemencic Associates, USA in collaboration with JW Consultants, Mumbai, IIT Mumbai & Jadavpur University, Kolkata and Geocon International Pvt Ltd. MEP Consulting Engineers, Mumbai and BES Consultants, Mumbai & Singapore will be responsible for the MEP and Façade. Illumination is by AWA. Arabian Construction Company is responsible for the construction of the project. The 42 conforms to the guidelines of Council of Tall Building & Urban Habitat, Chicago, and been pre-certified with LEED Gold rating as per IGBC standard.

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