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Located in Hosur, near Bengaluru. Designed by Charles Correa. The client, one of the most successful and enlightened industrial units in India, wished to set up housing for their workers Not in the form of an isolated company town, but as an integral part of the new urbanisation taking place outside the small town of Hosur. Green areas created by Titan are accessible to the public at large. Many of the sites and houses are being sold to outsiders. There is a natural mix of population, right from the start.

It is located in the outskirts of the city of Hosur and is just off the Mathigiri road and is about 3 kms from the railway station. € The site is mostly flat. € . € The city experiences a pleasantly moderate climate. € It surrounded by privately owned residential plots.

Central area .

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CENTRAL AREA MASTER PLAN TITAN TOWNSHIP .

The basic square modules are 48 metres by 48 metres and these are combined to form clusters of 2. etc) and yet make it such infrastructure affordable in the Indian economic context. so they can carry an unusually high level of service infrastructure (underground electric lines. € The roads servicing these modules are kept to very short cul-de-sacs. € .8 or 16 modules. cable television.4.

TYPICAL MODULE .

12m wide road SECTOR ENTRANCE VIEW OF GUEST HOUSE Common activities VIEW OF CLUSTER .

VIEW OF ENTRANCE TO SECTOR V .

VIEW OF GUEST HOUSE FROM CENTRAL GREEN AREA .

D3 ¾ E ¾ F1. A3 ¾ B (corner blocks) ¾ C (corner blocks) ¾ D1. . D2. They are in ascending order of size of green area as given: ¾ A1. The types are classified on basis of location and size of the garden provided. A2. F2 In a standard cluster of 16.€ € € € € All houses are 3 bedroom duplexes. the ratio is: ¾ A1A2:A3:B:C:D1:D2:D3 = 2:3:1:3:3:2:2 The ratio given above varies and so do the types in the cluster.

Typical Cluster Ground Floor .

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TYPICAL CLUSTER FIRST FLOOR .

etc) to provide easy and informal control. community centres. € . € Entrance to these back-gardens is possible only at certain gate-way entrances .Each house is directly connected to the public roads at one end and to the community backgarden at the other.at which are located public amenities (kindergartens.

VIEW OF CLUSTER .

club. € Walking distances vary from 20-200m. € Buildings are strictly G+1 structures. roads on the outside. community centre located at Sector V the largest sector. € Area divided into sectors. € School.Grid iron pattern road development. € Population density : 0. € Green areas on the inside.8 person /m2 € .

8% 27% . SITE AREA Total road area Single cluster area Court area single cluster 360000 22000 1936m2 400m2 Percentage 6. of Clusters Common activities Total cluster area Residential use area in all clusters Green area in clusters Central Green area Total green area Total built up area 63 1000 121968 96768 25200 4000 57200 97746 .AREA in m.sq.11% .11% 15.27% 33%(green area included) 26%(excluding green area) 7% 1.42% Built up area single cluster 1536m2 No.53% .11% .

ACTUAL 26% .RECOMMENDED Residential use Commercial use Industrial use Public and Semi-public Open spaces Communication Others 50-55% 2-5% 10-12% 8-10% 10-15% 15-18% 5% approx.3% nil 15% 16% 7% nil .

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