Pandemic pressured several businesses to switch to a remote working community in 2020 where work from home was not only a practice but a must.
Fortunately, things are slowly going back on track, and it’s not just the firms, but even the workers who are excited to go back to their workplaces.
How would you react if you ever get to work in a place inspired by the Taj Mahal?
Yes, you read it right. The TAJ MAHAL office!
The technology giant Microsoft has turned its focus to Noida after Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
The latest Microsoft India Development Center (or commonly referred to as IDC) is now being opened in Noida, New Delhi’s satellite city, inspired by the majestic 17th-century architecture. The modern office building is located over the top three floors of a six-story building in Noida and has fine Mughal architecture throughout the campus.
Microsoft said that its architecture would blend the company’s technical prowess with locally sourced products. It features local craftsmen’s artworks and features of the Taj, such as vaulted doorways, marble inlays and domes, and arches.
The ivory white corridors marked by ‘jaali’ and domed ceilings in the Mughal period can also be seen. The Company mentions that the initiative is in accordance with its environmental pledge to reduce its carbon footprint by implementing oil- and Is this Taj Mahal or a palace of the Mughal? No, Microsoft’s new office is here.water-saving activities.
The color spectrum and the architecture aim to imitate the craftsmanship of the Taj Mahal. The key office uses colors influenced by Char Bagh gardens, in which the remote regions of the sitting room are paired with the outside illusion. The floors also have a distinctive style for expressing the feel of the gardens of Char Bagh. Microsoft says the color palette disrupts an office monotony.
A video on this was also posted on Twitter, which attracted the attention of the Indians.