CMC Limited Building, Mumbai, 1992

Type of Project: Office Building

Type of work done by SDC: Architectural design Interiors


Project Quality: Sustainable

Other Features: Intelligent building, Special daylighting, slow staircase , helical building

CMC was the first intelligent building in India. The building design makes special use of daylight. Its core space is a small atrium that brings daylight into the inner space.

Office spaces are wrapped around the atrium like a helix. Floor divisions disappear, encouraging people to walk up. ‘Man’s search for the divine’, a set of sculptures by Suruchi Chand reinforce the helical theme. Glass is used as a cladding material that stays clean in humid climate.