Lying at the foot of famous College Road Lahore, slinking around the localities of several reputed and alive residential societies, lies the fabled land of Union Greens. It is an eloquently and aesthetically designed abode, nestled in the robust landscape. Like a lucky charm, it has an authentication tag, an evolving history of award-winning mentor trust, the privilege of being centre of attention, the luxury of location and an incredible futuristic vision.
Relationship between new development of Union Greens and the need to encourage & enhance neighborhood character and a connected urban experience has been carefully considered while developing this abode.
The burning issue of population rise and its accommodation, has led to a lot of densely urban populated areas which are not keen on creating room for fresh breathing spaces. Urban design interventions, is an emerging strategy of art-based social change, specifically gaining momentum in, already built urban environment and upcoming urban and landscape architectural planning, around the world.
‘Union Greens Playscape’ is a fun-escape from the daily routine scenery and life and is the dominant public space that is a social hub for the residents. It maps innovative and creative design tactics, and blurs the line between art, architecture, green area injections, water features, mesmerizing play of colors & lights and public participation elements. It is not only targeted towards the health and vitality of residents but also acts as a charismatic capstone of the project itself.
Union Greens is a perfect example of a new development supporting a city’s existing fabric by revitalizing vacant city blocks and connecting existing communities to create an integrated, walkable urban experience. It co-exists with and even enhance the preservation of existing community identity of College Road. In addition to the live/work/play model that makes up the bulk of Union Greens development, special consideration is made to include cultural, educational, and entertainment hubs within this urban district, to differentiate experience and encourage cross-pollination of visitors and residents throughout the city. This unique character of our neighborhood is manifested in the opening up of direct connection from NFC – I double approach road and further diversifies the identity of Union Greens, within Lahore city.
Union Greens is a successfully designed urban district having forward-thinking planning teams. This has resulted in sound urban planning strategies; well-preserving character, influence, impact and engage development in a way that design and architecture can truly craft the brand narrative within the city through growth and change.