India CSR News Network
CHANDIGARH: Tata Housing, one of the fastest growing real estate developer today announced the completion of their landmark plantation drive at their Kasauli-based luxury project, Myst which has been constructed in association with Impact Project Pvt Ltd. In the course of the plantation drive, Tata Housing has planted a whopping 900 trees around the biophlic project. The efforts resonate strongly withTata Housing’s commitment to sustainability and environmental preservation practiced across all projects for affordable as well as luxury housing.
Tata Housing is one of the very few real estate developers that have gone out of their way to reduce its carbon footprint. The company follows the ‘green standards’ for all its projects – from value homes to ultra – premium luxurious projects in India. Moreover, the company adheres to norms stipulated by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment.
Speaking at the occasion, Rajeeb Dash, AVP Sales & Marketing, Tata Housing said, “Environmental protection and preservation is one of our key aspects in all our projects. While the organization has been able to achieve carbon neutral status through various carbon abetment efforts, our efforts are continuing to provide a better environment to the customers and also the community around our projects. The plantation drive at Myst have resulted in sowing seeds of more than 900 plants inside the project in the first quarter of 2016 which will decrease 58.695t CO2 per year. The entire endeavor blends perfectly with the unique style of Myst’s architecture of biophila. Biophilic architecture is a design ethos that integrates nature and architecture to create living spaces that are invigorating, inspiring, and comforting. Myst’s inimitable design incorporates natural elements like flowing water, green roofs, and airy open living spaces to reconnect residents to nature.”
Myst, an exclusive gated community, blends contemporary design seamlessly with the unique ecology of the area. The eco-luxury residences, born from a joint venture between Tata Housing and Impact Projects, are an organic addition to the magnificent Kasauli hills — the result of a blissful blend of luxury and splendour, adding a new dimension to the luxe life. Easily accessible, Myst is located on a high promontory — a hill top with gradient — and is a mere 65 kilometres from Chandigarh, the city of Le Corbusier. Surrounded by the lush indigenous foliage of a pine forest, Myst is a way of life — in harmony with natural beauty that is both pleasurable and sustainable. This exclusive gated community has been designed by the world’s leading expert in sustainable architecture, Llewelyn Davies Yeang.