Balasaheb Thackeray SmrutiUdyan, at Colaba, by RC Architects

BalasahebthackeraySmrutiUdyan is located on a triangular green patch in front of the National Gallery of Modern Art and Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj VastuSanghrahalay. The triangle is divided in three parts, the first part is a green patch. The second part is a crossover pedestrian plaza and the third part is a garden for the statue and the pedestal. The pedestal is designed as an arrangement of five platforms in layers starting from the bottom as - RC Architects

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Balasaheb Thackeray SmrutiUdyan, at Colaba, by RC Architects

BalasahebthackeraySmrutiUdyan is located on a triangular green patch in front of the National Gallery of Modern Art and Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj VastuSanghrahalay. The triangle is divided in three parts, the first part is a green patch. The second part is a crossover pedestrian plaza and the third part is a garden for the statue and the pedestal. The pedestal is designed as an arrangement of five platforms in layers starting from the bottom as

  1. Platform of arrival
  2. Platform of offering
  3. Platform of memory
  4. A platform for information and imagery
  5. Platform for statue

These five layers together form a sculpturesque base for the statue.

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Project Facts –

Project name: Balasaheb Thackeray SmrutiUdyan

Architecture firm: RC Architects

Location: Colaba

Project Completion Year: January 2021

Project area: 8000sq.ft

Architect: Rohan Chavan (Principal RC Architects)

Senior Advisor: BhupalRamnathkar

Sculptor: Shashikant Wadke

Project Manager: Pradeep Thackera

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