The Gateway at Nashik
Nashik is an important and a speedily developing city of Maharashtra. Developments of the past two decades have completely transformed this traditional and historic pilgrimage centre into a vibrant modern metropolis and Nashik is poised to become one with global links. The marriage of tradition with modern and the links with the past and present set the template for the design of Gateway, Ambad, Nashik. Equipped with a lavish site, the design strategy incorporated giving the residents a regal experience with a contemporary twist. Nestled amidst lush landscape, the vocabulary selected for the edifice drew from the traditional Peshwa Architecture of Nashik.
Right from the grand approach and the imposing facade to the minute details like vistas from the rooms to the high ceiling living spaces to banquet experience, everything is opulent yet modern. The eaves and the portals are the dominant elements of the facade, designed in straight lines keeping in view the functional aspect of planning. Efficient and functional, the layout is simple and effective. The palette of materials incorporates use of rich stone and colour, natural textures and local motifs. Enhancing the simple planning and form with traditional inspirations, the resplendent ambience created by fusing the old with new makes this icon noteworthy.