Mumbai, September 21, 2021 – Construction has begun on OMA’s Prestige Liberty Towers mixed-used complex in Mumbai. The project is OMA’s first in India and is commissioned by the Bangalore-based Prestige Group.
Prestige Liberty Towers is situated in Mahalaxmi, the historic textile mills area at the heart of Mumbai, now rapidly transforming from an industrial city to a global financial center, buzzing with new transport networks, high-rise residential, retail, and office spaces.
OMA’s design maximizes the views overlooking the historic Mahalakshmi Racecourse to the Arabian Sea with two staggered towers of 200 and 290 meters – at 270,000m² one of the largest office developments in the city. The rectangular column-free floors, combined with full height curved glass facades, are designed to enhance the office plan efficiency with light-filled, high-quality workspaces.
The restrained material selection of Indian black basalt and glass provide a counterpoint to the urban surroundings. Integrating the arrival lobbies to the office towers, a five-story podium houses the 36,000m² retail malls.
The structure is elevated to distribute shared infrastructures and allow vehicle circulation beneath the building and the entrance to a fully automated basement car park. Between the towers, a garden roof terrace directly accessed from the coworking, restaurant, and shopping areas provides much-needed amenity space for connection and relaxation for office users and locals.
Throughout all levels of the podium a broad range of programs is offered – an open podium, food court, restaurants, cinemas, and a theater – to enrich with cultural and public events which extend the life of the building long after the workday is over.
Iyad Alsaka, Partner-in-Charge: "Prestige Liberty Towers addresses the demand for high-quality office space in Mumbai, India’s financial and commercial capital. More than that, the building offers spaces for activities that keep it alive well beyond working hours. I am excited to engage in a context that has a long history and at the same time a strong appetite for the new."
Adrianne Fisher, Director-in-Charge: “It is a privilege to be engaged with a high-energy city which is rapidly redefining itself.”
Project: OMA's Prestige Liberty Towers
Partner: Iyad Alsaka
Project Director: Adrianne Fisher, Wael Sleiman
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