Memories of the Golconda Fort Walls taught us the importance of Stone as a material; surpassing sands of time.

Design Attributes
Topography responsive : Natural drainage patterns and Contours

Traditional approach to water front detailing: Communal nature of ghats, baoris, reservoirs, and kunds

Sustainable Approach:
-Micro Climate created by Large water bodies and passive cooling techniques.
-Local Materials
-Energy Generation- Solar Power
-Cross Ventilation
-Urban Lung Space- Distribution of green spaces, Bringing nature indoors.

Spatial Planning:
-Main Clubhouse Public Activities tied together with Culturally activated spaces
-Spaces like Banquet Halls providing modularity in usage
-Sports Block and Spa
-Porous yet conceded

Construction Methodology and Materiality/Structural Expression-
-Locally Sourced large stone block walls, Self supporting; Cavity walls insulated with air
-Large Boulders and Rocks- Memory of Hyderabad; Gabion landscape walls
-Textural quality of Stone and Boulders
-Quality of light with Parasol roof
-All encompassing, free floating Parasol- Thick yet lightweight designed as per sun angle and creating deep shaded verandahs and congregation spaces
-North Light Roof in Sports Block and Kitchen providing Indirect Natural Light

Integration of Art with architecture


  • Sophus Developers
  • Janwada, Hyderabad
  • 50,000 sq.ft.
  • Ongoing
  • Ar. Kamal Malik, Ar. Arjun Malik, Payal Hundiwala, Soumya Shukla, Nikhil Devkar, Neha Jaiswal


  • Gloentech Private Limited – Mr.Vivek Garg
  • C & G Building Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. – Mr. Akhil Ganatra
  • C & G Building Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. – Mr. Akhil Ganatra