Road 08, Dhamondi, Dhaka
Oriental Real Estate
Primarily 'MIRROR from Oriental' consists of two laterally juxtaposed apartment wings joined by a central green playground. The blocks are connected at each level by a service core of two lifts and two alternate stairs. Each block corresponds to somewhat similar sized apartment units and together they define a precise spatial response in the spirit of the site, the site then opens up with the playground at the center can be symbolized as a traditional courtyard with the presence of water body as a reminiscence of traditional settlements.
Dividing the residential complex into two distinct apartment blocks is destined to; climatically allowing southern air and light penetrate deep into the architectural and urban spaces and aesthetically to bring about a vista and views from and within the building. The design of integrated open space at the center emphasizes the flow of indoor and outdoor spaces and binds the two mirrored building blocks with the surrounding urbanity. The playground as an extension of community spaces in the ground shall create a comfortable environment for social interaction, and would become the social meeting point of the community.