Human Homes: From Caves to MANA TROPICALE

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Human Homes: From Caves to MANA TROPICALE
Mana Tropicale

Concept of a home has had its own history. People built a house primarily to protect themselves against elements of nature. Rain, Winds, Heat, Snow were the ones which were addressed first. Then came in additional factors like enemy aggression, be it interspecies or intra-species. People also built houses to announce their social status and thus came into existence of palatial structure. The desire to please the powerful found its way in making of temples, churches etc and also the tombs.

When M. S. Nagaraja Rao undertook an excavation in Tekkalakote in 1964, he unearthed Neolithic Dwelling Units of our ancestors. Nineteen places, indicating human habitat were found here. Carbon dating procedures have revealed that these relics date back to a period spanning 1700 B.C. to 1000 B.C. The findings in these habitats are divided in to two phases.

Throughout history, people have fabricated shelters that fit their surroundings. With a universal set of criteria in mind - including access to tools, availability of materials, and type of climate - individuals from all over the world constantly re-interpret, re-imagine, and re-define the concept of a home.

To many of us, a home is a four-walled fixture on a permanent foundation. But to others, it is a snowy sanctuary, a hidden cave, or even a floating boat. Here, we explore these different types of houses in order to understand how and why such a wide range of shelters exist across the globe.

Shelter, along with food and clothing, is one of Man three most essential necessities. Shelter protects people from the weather, shields them against wild animals and insects, and provides a place to rest. The most common form of shelter would be that of housing, however shelter has evolved into many different forms, including (but not limited to) bomb shelters, bus shelters, tents, trailers and even houseboats.

Our Era - Mana Era


Mr. Kishore Reddy, a first generation entrepreneur had anticipated not only the population in the Bangalore city, but also had anticipated the pollution levels and imbalance in the coexistence of human with the plant kingdom. His flagship company, Mana Projects Private Limited has earned the reputation of not only constructing high quality homes but also of the best designed homes which are in perfect harmony with nature. His projects have a reputation of being handed over ahead of committed time and hence, he is the most sought after builders of his times in Bangalore. His efforts have been recognised and rewarded many times. The latest being the prestigious Times Business Awards for BEST FUTURE HOMES for Mana Tropicale, Homes with PV Factor- Praan Vayu Factor.

His passion for trees and nature is so intense and so deep that it reflects even in his office. His employees work in an oxygenated environment and hence work tirelessly.

His projects also reflect the same undying passion for trees and nature. He strongly believes in it and accommodates them project after project. His project Mana TROPICALE is a testimony to his passion. TROPICALE had over 694 plus trees of over 20 years of age. He chose not only to let them live but also ensured that they live healthy. A chosen 450 families will be able to breathe the Praana Vayu

He fondly calls TROPICALE as Homes with PV Factor - Praana Vayu Factor. At TROPICALE, homes are built around and adjacent to trees and trees in return offer a paradise, now known as Unofficial Paradise of Bangalore. TROPICALE has been designed for people who love nature and appreciate the value of trees and fresh breath. TROPICALE offers 1, 2, 2.5 and 3 BHK Flats as well as Duplex Flats. Located merely at 3.5 kilometres from WIPRO on Sarjapur Road, it is a paradise within a city.

TROPICALE also exceeds the norms of Water Harvesting and Ground Water Recharging, thereby taking care of Jala Tattva (Water Component among the 5 elements in nature). TROPICALE is designed to be a near ZERO WATER DISCHARGE community as in Ground Water Recharging equals the quantum of water harvested for human consumption. This is the futuristic design wherein every effort is taken to conserve the Jala Tattva of nature.

TROPICALE homes have also been designed as per Vastu thereby incorporating all the rest of the five elements as well. For further details, please visit https://www.manaprojects.com/projects/mana-tropicale/ or call us on 76 76 76 00 14 and we would be happy to help.   

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