Hiranandani Townships Redefine Urban Environments, Create Smarter, Safer and More Resilient 'Smart Cities' Since its Inception in 1980's
Mumbai’s trend-setting mixed-used integrated township, Hiranandani Gardens at Powai is an apt example of how the Smart City concept can be conceived and delivered and used to create better urban conglomerations. Viewed from an external perspective, it is a neo-classical architectural marvel nestled amidst the verdant Powai Hill, strategically located opposite the serene Powai Lake. Hiranandani Gardens, Powai is where more than 4000 families stay. Sprawled majestically over 250 acres, Hiranandani Gardens is Mumbai’s finest residential township that has redefined the standards of elegant living. Intelligently planned, crafted with precision and embellished with care, it fulfils the dreams of many, giving rise to a new perception of life and lifestyle. It is truly, an exemplary testimonial apt example of how ‘Smart Cities’ should develop.
What the architectural marvel amidst verdant greenery hides beneath its external veneer, is a story of intelligent planning. A testimony to the Hiranandani Township development process, it starts with concealed drainage pipelines and underground wiring and cabling, dedicated connectivity lines for gas and telecom, a fully functional rainwater harvesting facility in sync with a storm-water drainage system that can handle heavy rainfall, a sewage treatment and water treatment plant, biogas plant powered by the township’s waste, power station and facility for power back up, CCTV, intercom and Wi-Fi networks as also a fire escape chute. These ‘hidden’ civic amenities features have been a part of the Hiranandani Township development process, and have been in place since the foundation stone was laid back in the 1980s. “To put it very simply, the Hiranandani Integrated Townships are way ahead in terms of conceptualization, planning, and implementation of what today is better known as ‘adopting smart and safe solutions practices’. The Group has followed these norms right from the project’s inception, which has ensured that our projects have become a destination of preferred choice by aspiring home buyers,” says Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani.
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