KSA Architects and Planners Pvt Ltd

Freedom Park, Bangalore



In August 2003, an architectural competition was organized by the Bangalore Agenda Task Force and the Bangalore Mahanagar Palike for the redevelopment of the Central Jail. The Central Jail consisted of a 20 acre plot, in a prime location in the city, on one of the busiest roads of Bangalore and a point on the invisible edge between the pld town and the Cantonment area of Bangalore. The Brief given, was to retain some of the existing buildings and create a park and a public space, iconic of a Bangalore of the new century. This was one of the 5 selected entries to enter the second stage of the competition.