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Pune, India

Westend is an office tower envisaged to cater to the growing needs of tech and outsourcing companies that are commonplace in Pune. It forms an extension to an operational retail mall (Westend Mall) and is planned to blend in with the architecture of the mall, while creating a vivid impression of it’s commercial identity in the precinct.

The building façade is enveloped in a Unitised system of glazing comprising of High-Performance Glass adhering to LEED, GRIHA guidelines. The marble-clad double-height building entrance lobby is flanked by restaurants and cafes which provide a vibrant environ to the employees and visitors alike. Terraces at the upper floors and a large landscaped garden atop the mall building act as break-out spaces for the employees. Bentel overcame several challenges while designing the project, most notably the additional loads that were exerted on the existing mall atrium, thus resulting in large spans of beams (27 Meters) which were addressed by Post-tensioned (PT) beams of appropriate depth.

LOCATION Pune, India
SERVICES Architecture
SIZE 55,740 m²
CLIENT Nexus Malls (A Blackstone Group Company)