Abanti Color Tex

Location

Narayanganj

Scope

Masterplan/Landscape/Architectural

Client

Crony Group

Area

364990 sft

Year

2017

Description

Abanti Color Tex is one of the flagship companies of the Crony Group. The location of the factory made it an interesting project to solve. Right above it passes a major power line of Dhaka's electric supply grid and our challenge was to accommodate both the office block and the factory building along with it. Leaving enough space for the diagonal intersection of the wires, the whole complex is designed in three different layers. The front is predominated by a monochromatic building with an interesting cladding of vertical fins. The combination of steel, bare concrete, and patches of green here and there made a contemporary statement. The fins serve multiple purposes. It added to the look as much as it did to the safety of the glass wall, diffused daylight, and most interestingly created private spaces between the screen and the building. Assorted arrangements of verandas and plantations converted it into a cozy space for relaxation. Inside the building, it’s an aggressive open office, the center void connects all the floors to the openness and allows the view to penetrate floors. The naked roofs, exposed wires, and rustic floors with matching custom-made furniture and lighting fittings give the office a modern chic look. The custom-made chandelier hanging over the staircase as a sculpture. While moving through the floor, the glass elevator allows an all-encompassing view similar to a futuristic monochromatic impression.