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A Modern Town Hall in Bangalore

By Dwell @dwell
Architecture Discipline designed a unique, movable gathering place for a firm in Karnataka, India. Slideshow Discovery Centre Bangalore India modern architecture

The building wraps around a red core—the auditorium—covered in glass fiber.

Image courtesy of Akshat Bhatt.

Situated within a 125-acre development in Karnataka, India, the Bangalore Town Hall was conceptualized by the New Delhi–based firm Architecture Discipline as both a central gathering place and a site/sales office for the Bhartiya Group, a real estate developer. The bright-red, egg-like "heart" of the complex is an auditorium clad in glass fiber. "Red as a color has the longest wavelength, and can be easily spotted from a distance," says principal architect Akshat Bhatt.

 


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