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Kolkata West International City Masterplan

Facts

Location Client Cost Completion
Kolkata, West Bengal, India Bengal Unitech Universal n/a 2008

Project details

BDP produced a masterplan for a mixed use township extending over 300 acres on ex agricultural land next to the national motorway, on the western outskirts of Kolkata at Howrah.

Alongside residential, commercial and retail uses it includes public facilities such as schools, hospitals and hotels. In addition 25 acres are devoted to an IT SEZ (special economic zone).

This will be the most extravagant development in this part of the world

Developer

Brief

  • prepare a mixed use masterplan for the second phase of a new township
  • incorporate residential, commercial and retail uses

Results

  • a masterplan with unique character areas with a distinct identity and appeal
  • a central landscape spine that integrates the existing landscape and built features with the new development
  • a sustainable development, with each district within walking distance of new facilities
  • a development with a strong urban character that is legible, accessible and diverse