The Trees’ many roots: Meet our partners! – THE TREES

The Trees’ many roots: Meet our partners!

Ever thought about the ingredients that make the ideal neighburhood? We did! We are a design led company and we strongly believe in the culture of disruptive innovation across our organisation.

Our in-house GPL Design Studio is a unique collective of creative leaders tasked with design, sustainability, product development and creation of memorable customer experiences. Our team spread across India consists of urban designers, architects; landscape, interior, industrial, graphic, brand and broadcast designers; and environmental planners.

We work with the best and brightest minds globally to co-create and deliver our promise of ‘brighter living’ on every project. We remain committed to delivering outstanding design and quality in all our projects, the way it should be for responsible real estate development in India.

At The Trees, we believe the future of urban living lies in collaborations. To bring this mixed-use development to life, we collaborated with some of the world’s best and innovative architects and designers.

Sasaki Associates – Master planners for The Trees

Throughout the last six decades, the Boston based Sasaki Associates has made an indelible mark on the built world around us with iconic projects like the Beijing Olympics Master plan. They have won over 500 national and international design awards across all disciplines.

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The Trees carefully intertwines culture, technology, history, and landscape. The master plan creates a strong sense of place and embodies Godrej’s culture, and way of thinking, which are synonymous with quality and a collective consciousness for sustain ability.” - Dennis Pieprz

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Pelli Clarke Pelli Associates – Architects for Godrej One

They have designed many of the world’s most recognizable buildings including the World Financial Centre in New York, Petronas Towers in Malaysia and the International Finance Centre in Hong Kong.

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“Our first project in India has been very exciting and an intense immersion into both the history and the evolving future of India. The Godrej Group has a strong design culture and their vision of space and workplace shaped many of our decisions towards the final architecture of simple strong forms with open spaces and a neutral palette of beautiful materials for them to create and display a richness of products within.” - Rafael Pelli


Perkins Eastman – Architects for the Residences at The Trees

Perkins Eastman are one of the most respected global design organizations and have won over 200 awards for their projects across the world.

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“Godrej Properties have always been committed to design excellence. We are very proud of the design for The Trees, which resulted from a close collaboration with a client seeking excellence.” - Brad Perkins


Balmori – Landscape architects for Godrej One

Balmori are recognized across the globe for their outstanding design and sustainable design principles.

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“The primary aim of the landscape for The Trees is to ecologically serve the site in two essential ways: the management of water and the modification of local temperatures during the hot time of the year reducing it through the mass of vegetation.” - Diana Balmori


Nikken Sekkei Ltd – Architects for the second commercial building

Tokyo based Nikken Sekkei are one of the world’s most accomplished architectural design firms with a portfolio that extends across 20,000 projects in 40 countries.

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“True to its vision of ‘Live, Work and Play’ The Trees Master Plan is a balance of function and emotion. Godrej Two will carry forward this philosophy to make itself a `great place to work’ by fostering the virtues of creativity and sustainability, through simple and efficient design.” - Masakazu Kimura

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Lighting Design Partnership - Lighting consultants for The Trees master plan

LDP’s flagship projects include The Sydney Opera House, Erasmus Bridge Rotterdam and the Ansett Terminal, Australia.


“Moving beyond the quantifiable deliverable is a unique project that focuses on the intangible experiential aspects of a rich environment. A difficult task for any development team, the GPL Design Studio has achieved a terrific outcome in being able to assign value to these subtle nuances which differentiate between timelessness and transient acquisitions. ‘The Trees’ will certainly bear testament to the efforts of the developer-consultant team.” - Dhruvajyoti Ghose

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Studio Lotus – Designers of Imagine Studio

Studio Lotus are acknowledged as one of India’s leading architecture and interior design practices. The firm has won numerous global and national awards including the World Holiday Building of the Year at WAF Barcelona.

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“This small but special project is a significant addition to Mumbai’s suburban landscape as it sets a new direction for how industrial legacy, a critical part of Mumbai’s architectural history, can play the role of place-making. The project sets a new benchmark for the vision that an enlightened developer can bring to a real estate project. We ascribed its success to the synergetic collaboration between our studio with the cutting edge team at the GPL Design studio.” - Ambrish Arora



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