Gaurai courts is a mixed-use typology building which resides in Kolhapur. The brief aimed at mixeduse format, allowing for quality retail on the lower floors and residential units on the upper floors. The design idea was to create a simple, functional and responsive building that was not only efficient and sensitive to its surroundings, but also a piece of iconic architecture that reflected the city in spirit.
The building takes on the shape of site to maximize the usable areas. The design intent to provide functional and usable rectangular floor plates for offices up to second floor; then residential units of one-bedroom are added up on one side of service core and other occupied by the offices. An envelope is been added up on front façade of the building to portrait the modern architecture.