Area: 18,000 sqft
One of the oldest organizations and one of the largest one in the sub continental. The office spread across 20 floors at Mumbai, Nariman point, the biggest requirement of the client State Bank Of India (SBI) – was a floor dedicated to Conference & meeting rooms. We have incorporated the best technology, software, and latest design with futuristic approach in interior designing of this floor.
Being a bank SBI is not just a large footprint across the country, but is an important part of the life of millions of people across diverse backgrounds, geographical locations, income groups, professions and educational qualifications. This diversity is what we have attempted to showcase in the interiors.
When we first met the client, the only brief was given maximum utility of space which meant having meeting rooms with various sizes
UPS of the design is the use of modern materials with technology and integration of the two with rich Indian art and culture.
There are 3 reception areas on the floor, the largest reception area has wooden circular elements that are suspended from the ceiling & up lighters to add to the décor. A wood & metal jaali with specialized lighting is another highlight of this reception area that provides seating on high couches. Suspended down lighter above the reception desk add to the décor and facilitate enough light to carry out required functions. The smaller receptions have cove lighting with dimer systems that allow subtle and even light lending a professional yet moody aura to the space.
The rooms are aligned keeping in mind the North-South orientation of the building. The theme of showcasing the diversity of its customer base across the country has been incorporated in the design through names of meeting rooms and selection of artifacts.
Lighting in all the large rooms is done with dimmer integrated with automated lighting, making it conducive to meetings and ensuring a good comfort level.An experience centre or lounge has been designed ,with the flaunts triangular wooden cutouts placed at various angles with light coming through them on the ceiling.
The use of material has been particularly chosen to ensure that these material are modern with best quality of acoustic absorption for floor , walls & ceiling, with easy maintenance .Texture used from fabric to glass complements the modernistic visuals of the space. All furniture is handmade by skill workers and craftsmen to ensure superior quality & finishes. The combining Indian-ness with modern design & technology, this meeting room floor of SBI offices designed to floor every visitors.