Jalbhavan, Bangalore : Office Buildings : Completed Projects
Jal Bhavan , popularly known as ‘Rainbow Arches’ is an arch structure of eight floors standing on site abducting Bannerghatta road, Bangalore. The building simulates a rainbow formed after a sudden spell of shower. The building houses the corporate office of Karnataka urban water supply and drainage board.
The structure has a raft foundation and flat slabs for the floors. The arch openings at the ground level rhyme with the arch form of the whole building. The square shaped windows and openings punctuate the front and rear facades. Pergolas provided on the sides, on the balconies and above terrace roof provide semi-cover tube to the respective areas.
The interior design incorporates bright color schemes that vary from floor to floor that are co-ordinate with the furniture.