Forbes Marshall Green Field Industrial Campus
The Forbes family, doyens of modern industry in India, have been working out of antiquated, inefficient and chaotic structures, that grew according to need in an ad hoc manner over decades. Typical of the industrial landscape of the Pune metropolitan region, this dulling grey urban landscape arose across the industrial belt, which houses a mixture of Indian and multi-national industries. Sensing the need for change the clients and the architects conceptualized the idea of factories turning into creative work-studios of highly qualified thinker-doers, using high-tech manufacturing. Natural light and trees growing on the workshop floors were amongst the new initiatives employed.