The Tote is a restoration of colonial era buildings set within the Mumbai Race Course that serves as a restaurant, bar and event space.
Our proposal creates a continuously differentiated space, with no clear boundary, underneath the envelope of the conservation building.
The branches of the rain trees on the site are reflected in the structure.
Layers of structure support the existing roof. The plan is imprinted on the ceiling.
The interior of the Lounge Bar on the upper level is an intricate arrangement of 3-dimensional, faceted wooden panelling, acoustically treated with sound proofing material.