Ultimate urban luxury is the goal with these incredible suspended balcony pools. They are part of a conceptual apartment development for Mumbai, India designed by the James Law architecture firm. The pools appear to float out from each apartment’s balcony, suspended seemingly in mid-air thanks to their transparent sides.
Although the balcony pools are certainly the most striking element of this design, the additional features of the two apartment towers are impressive as well. The project is known as Aquaria Grande, probably because of its use of water as a central element. A common pool area gives residents a place to congregate while swimming. After pool time is over, a communal and sustainable podium garden provides another relaxing recreation area.
Each apartment unit – there will be over 200 in all – is designed to allow for three-way cross ventilation and plenty of natural sunlight. The buildings’ energy-efficient glass facades are meant to reduce energy consumption and increase the overall eco-friendliness of this impressive residential development.
“Aquaria Grande is one of the iconic residential developments in Borivali of Mumbai. This distinctive project includes two 37 storeys soaring residential towers, a fully facilities equipped clubhouse, a sustainable podium garden and an enormous car park, which create a novel and luxury lifestyle to the Borivali district.”
“The forms of twin tower inspires by form of tree. Two distinctive towers provide over 200 comprehensive typical apartments as the trunk of the building, in the roof top, garden and shelter will provide to metaphor the form of leaf shade. Every apartment provides spacious and revolving balcony to reach extensive outdoor view. For maximizing interior flexibility, flat slab structural system adopt in apartment to avoid beam affects flexibility of interior design. Besides, the floor to floor height of typical floor is 3.6m thus could encourage natural light and ventilation to indoor which minimizing the need for excessive lighting and cooling system. On the top of the tower, triplex Sky Palace apartment will arrange to be the most luxury and attractive units in the twin tower. “