Anjan Dey of Vitruvian Creates A Biophilic, Energy Efficient And Post-COVID safe Workspace For Benchmark Developers | Kolkata

Anjan Dey of Vitruvian Creates A Biophilic, Energy Efficient And Post-COVID safe Workspace For Benchmark Developers | Kolkata

Designed during the covid pandemic, this energy-efficient workspace in Kolkata by Anjan Dey of Vitruvian features the use of a simple material palette, straight lines, biophilia, and a neutral colour scheme. SURFACES REPORTER(SR) received more information about the project from the architect. Take a look:

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Crisp and fresh modern reception reflects the nature of BDPL business as a company  

The design of the entire office and experience centre had to be carried out keeping in mind the reputation and outreach of Benchmark Developers. This project has been executed during the covid pandemic periods by maintaining covid guidelines.


Concrete finish floor tile used in the floor and green wall created with MS frames for visual partition between reception & work area 

Use of Modern and Minimalistic Elements

The overall expression portrays simplicity and profundity through the use of straight lines, scale breakers, and a neutral color scheme.


Visual connectivity and inviting collaborative workspace experience created through the use of glass partitions.

The approach was strictly modern with minimalistic elements and sleek corporate furniture and a relatively simpler material palette in warm wooden tone, concrete textures, lacquered glass, metal framework, and neutral fabrics with color pop-ups in specific areas and an open ceiling creating a crisp yet sophisticated corporate environment.

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A dark veneer table with chairs in neutral fabric and pendant lights has been used to create a vibrant yet cozy and warm environment in the experience centre.

Green and Energy-Saving Ambience

An effort has been put to create a biophilic and energy-efficient environment through the use of natural plants and by incorporating natural daylight into the interior space.


A sense of nostalgia has been depicted through paintings of old Calcutta displayed on walls.

Visual connectivity has been achieved through the use of glass partitions and a sense of nostalgia has been depicted through paintings of old Calcutta displayed on walls. Track lights and cylindrical lights have been used for achieving required lux levels throughout the office space.


The muted color scheme has been used in the cabin and the painting has been used as a contrast to portray the client’s avid enthusiasm in kite festivals.

Modern & sleek furniture used with dark colour wood finish tabletop and black leatherite meeting chairs for creating a modern corporate meeting room.


Project Details

Location: Martin burn building, Salt Lake, Sector V, Kolkata
Area: 2200 sq. ft.
Architecture Firm : Vitruvian
Principal Architect: Anjan Dey
Client: Benchmark Developer Pvt. Ltd.
Year of Completion: 2021

About the Firm

Vitruvian was established in Kolkata in 2013 by architect Anjan Dey, offering architectural and interior design services in various sectors like residential, commercial, corporate, hospitality designs and layouts prepared by the best-skilled professionals. The firm is committed to delivering superior and classy interiors combining modernity and comfort.

Anjan Dey

Anjan Dey, Founder and Principal Architect, Vitruvian

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