Sanjay Puri


Sanjay Puri Architects just put Ranchi on the map of hot residences with their latest project, Ishatvam.

Spread over 80,000 sq ft of land, Ishvatam-9 is the new talk of the town in the state of Jharkhand. This residential building in Ranchi is a take on the conventional forms of spaces to provide a rather unique living experience. As most of the residents of the city are used to open spaces and bigger homes, Puri carefully calibrated each floor to have only one apartment. Each internal space extends into private open spaces on the various levels while also maintaining tall heights, cross ventilation and serene views. Training local artisans to achieve the desired form and shape of the project, the architects have made an excellent structure in this small town. Temperatures in Ranchi vary from 31o C average in the summer months and 12o C in the winter months. The extended decks for each room shelter the internal spaces from the excessive heat in the summer while becoming landscaped outdoor extensions to the rooms. Ishatvam 9 is designed in response to the social needs of the residents of the city of its location providing each apartment with 20% open area as extensions to the internal spaces. The building creates an urban high rise tower that allows its users the openness of the low rise structures that they have been used to living in.