Project Description

Artech Rio, the maiden project of Artech Realtors in Thazhathangadi, puts an end to the decades long wait of Kottayam residents for Value Plus Apartments. Artech Rio is right beside the meandering Meenachal River and gives you a panoramic view of its flora and fauna .Offering a broad selection of layouts to choose from (2 & 3 BHK homes ), every individual home is resplendent with superb finishing, fixtures and fittings. A host of lifestyle leisure amenities like Health club, AV room, Roof top swimming pool, Banquet hall, Indoor games, and many more add to the living experience.

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Deep pile foundation complying with seismic 3 zone. RCC frame structure with brickwork and or concrete block partitions (All plumbing services passes through the walls are solid block). Concrete grade and Steel grade as per structural consultant’s advice.

Flooring & Tiling

Main entrance lobby, Lift lobby and Lift fascia (wall & floor) using composite marble / granite / vitrified tiles, as per the architect’s design. Staircases using granite / vitrified flooring with hand railing using matt finished SS / MS (with or without toughened glass as per architect’s design). Car park Area : Grano flooring with grooves or exterior grade paving tiles. Foyer / Living / Dining using 80cm X 80cm Vitrified tiles. Kitchen: 60cm X 60cm Vitrified tiles. All Bed Rooms : Laminated wooden flooring AC4 Grade (Quick Step). Master Toilet : Designer ceramic tile concepts 30cm X 30cm for floor and 60cm X 45cm for walls up to height of 8’ 0”(master toilet),Other Toilets : Designer ceramic tile concepts 30cm X 30cm for floor and 45cm X 30cm for walls up to height of 8’ 0”. Servants Toilet : Ceramic tile 30cm X 30cm for floor and 30cm X 45cm for walls upto 8’0” height. Utility Room : 30cm X 30cm for floor and 30cm X 45cm for walls upto 4’6” height and 2’ above the counter if any. Balconies / Open Terraces / Decks : Rustic / antiskid / ceramic tiles 30cm X 30cm or Timber decking with MS / SS / Toughened Glass railings.

Sanitary & Plumbing

Sanitary fittings: EWC wall-hung, concealed cisterns GEBRIT/GROHE make, counter washbasin. All sanitary fittings shall be of ROCA / American Standard or equivalent. Faucets: All Faucets shall be single lever concealed diverters CP finish, heavy body metal fittings of ROCA / Grohe or equivalent make. Provision for hot water connection shall be provided for overhead shower (30cm X 30cm over head rain shower for master bed toilet and multi function over head shower in other toilets, normal shower for servant toilet). Plumbing: All water supply lines shall be in ISI marked CPVC pipes. Drainage lines and storm water drain pipes shall be in PVC, Cockroach traps shall be provided as gratings for all necessary locations. Health Faucet ROCA / GROHE shall be provided near EWC in all the toilets. Kitchen & Service area : Wall mounted Faucets / taps ROCA / GROHE shall be provided. Stainless steel sink multi bowl with drain board of Nirali make or equivalent shall be provided for the kitchen. Towel rods, towel ring, soap dish shall be provided inside the toilets.

Doors & Windows

Window shutters: Prefabricated colour anodised aluminum. One panel of Insect screen also shall be provided in each window. Door Frames: Main door frame and shutter shall be of seasoned teak wood. Outer and Inner face to be PU coated and finished. Door Shutters: All internal door frames shall be of seasoned hard wood with flush door shutter. All internal and external faces shall be melamine finish or Paint finish as per the Architects design. Hardware: All hardware shall be in C.P Brass, tower bolts, door-stoppers, ball bearing hinges. Biometric lock from Yale or equivalent brand. Entrance door shall have hardware such as, Magic Eye, Safety Chain, Door Stopper and a BIO Metric lock from Yale or equivalent brand.


Concealed copper wiring using Finolex or equivalent make with modular plate switches. Centralized cabling system for all electrical and communication requirements. Wiring shall be done for lighting, 5Amps, 15Amps and AC points in the Apartment. Switches: All switches shall be Legrand / Schneider /Crabtree or equivalent make. Generator: Power backup will be provided for all common services and selected light and fan point in each living, bedrooms inside apartment and a refrigerator point, plus additional one 5Amp plug point in the Kitchen, one light point in all the toilets, one 5Amp plug point at Living for emergency charging of devices shall be provided (Air-conditioning and Geyser points and other 15Amp points will not be considered for the power back up). Light fixtures for the Common areas, external areas, apartment balconies and at entrance door of the individual apartments shall be provided. Adequate ELCB and MCB shall be provided in each apartments. Provision for the GEYSER points and fresh air fans shall be provided for all toilets.Provision for telephone and Internet shall be provided in the living room and master bed room. Cable TV / DTH shall be provided in the Living and Master Bed room.One number of 4’ Fluorescent Light, a Fancy Light and a ceiling fan shall be provided in the Living, Dining and All Bed rooms. A 4’ Fluorescent Light, a Fancy Light shall be provided in the Kitchen, 1 Fancy light shall be provided in the Utility, Balconies, and above the main entrance door, 1 Fancy light, 1 Mirror Light and Fresh Air fan shall be provided in each toilets. 1 Fancy light and 1 Fresh Air fan shall be provided in the Servant toilet. All the brands used shall be of HAVELLS / PHILIPS / WIPRO or its equivalent or its combination.

Paint Finishes

Premium emulsion paint shall be applied for the ceiling and interior walls of the apartments excluding Utility and Services. Internal Walls: Acrylic / cement based Putty with Premium emulsion paint. External Walls: Whether shield exterior grade emulsion / texture paint.


Elevators: High Speed lift shall be provided as per the Govt. norms in each core with automatic doors & SS brush finish of KONE or reputed make. ARD (Automatic Rescue Device) shall be installed in the passenger lift.

Air Conditioning

Provisions for Split ACs, including electrical conduits and cables shall be provided for the Master Bedroom and Living room.

Home Automation

Multi level security systems for common areas and lobbies, Access control entry to the common entrance / foyers and gymnasium. Light motion sensors for common areas. Home security monitoring, gas leakage detectors, visitor tracking.


Terrace gardens with sunken slab and waterproofing and drainage facility. Provision for sprinklers and a drip system shall be provided for necessary common area landscaping.
Interlock Pavers to be laid in driveways and walkways. Hard and soft landscaping shall be provided as per the landscape consultant’s design.



  • Swimming Pool on the roof top of the separate car parking block
  • Multi Purpose Hall for Association and Other Activities
  • Indoor Games
  • Plush double height entrance Lobbies & Lounge at ground floor level
  • Fully Equipped Air-conditioned Unisex Gym
  • Reticulated LPG Supply
  • Video Door Phone
  • Children’s Play Area
  • DTH / Cable TV provision for Living and Master Bed Room
  • Common Toilet at Ground Floor car parking level
  • Visitors car park
  • Garbage disposal and Waste management Systems

Model Apartment


As per the current work status from our site we are targeted to complete the following works by end of February 2018

  • RCC for Structure – GF – 100% to be completed​​
  • Block/Brick masonry – 100% to be completed
  • Electrical chasing work – 100% to be completed
  • Wall plastering work – 100% to be completed
  • External plastering work – 100% to be completed
  • Aluminium Windows and Ventilators – 100% to be completed
  • Tiling work – 100% to be completed
  • Grill making & fixing -100% to be completed
  • Electrical LT work -100% to be completed
  • Door frame fixing work- 100% to be completed
  • Water Proofing work – 100% to be completed
  • Plumbing work – 100% to be completed

Work status as on 10-02-2018, we have completed the following.

  • Block/Brick masonry -GF ,1st floor (95% completed);2nd to 18th floor (100% completed);19th floor (90% completed)
  • Electrical chasing work – 2nd to 17th floor (100% completed)
  • Wall plastering work – GF,1st floor (90% completed);2nd to 13th, 15th & 17th floor (100% completed);14th floor(50% completed);16th floor(60% completed)
  • External plastering work – 2nd floor (25% completed);3rd to 19th floor (60 % completed)
  • Aluminium Windows and Ventilators – 3rd, 4th & 5th floor(70% completed);6th floor (60% completed)
  • Tiling work- 2nd floor(80% completed);3rd to 8th,10th& 11th floor(95% completed);9th & 12th floor(50% completed).
  • Grill making & fixing -2nd & 4th to 19th floor(60% completed);3rd floor (70% completed)
  • Electrical LT work -2nd to 11th floor(100% completed);12th & 13th floor(80% completed)
  • Door frame fixing work- 3rd to 5th floor (100% completed);6th floor(60% completed)
  • Water Proofing work – 2nd to 13th floor (100% completed)
  • Plumbing work – 2nd to 13th floor(100% completed)

Work status as on 5-7-2017, we have completed

  • RCC for Structure – completed
  • Ceiling plastering work – 19th floor – completed
  • Block/Brick masonry – progressing
  • Wall plastering work – progressing
  • External plastering work – progressing

Work status as on 10-6-2017, we have completed

  • RCC for Structure – GF – completed
  • Ceiling plastering work – progressing
  • Wall plastering work – progressing
  • External plastering work – progressing

Work status as on 8-3-2017, we have completed

  • RCC for Structure – GF – progressing
  • Ceiling plastering work – 100% completed
  • External plastering work – progressing

Construction status as on March 2016:

  • RCC Works:
    13 floor slab completed and 14 colomn RCC works are going on.
    14 th floor slab shuttering and steel works going on.
  • Parking block : Piling machinery are mobilized and work will be starting on Monday
  • Masonry Work : Block works going on at 5 th floor. Plastering works in 2 floor going on, 3 rd floor completed

Construction status as on June 2015:

  • Earth work excavation – 100% completed
  • PCC work – 100% completed
  • Pile chipping work – 100% completed
  • Pile cap RCC work – 100% completed
  • Tie Beam RCC work – 100% completed
  • Plinth beam RCC work – 100% completed
  • Column RCC work – GF to First floor – 100% completed
  • 1st floor slab RCC – 100% completed
  • Column RCC work – 1st floor to 2nd floor – 60% completed
  • Slab shuttering work – 2nd floor – 40% completed

The work progress as on 03-01-2015 of our project- Artech “RIO” at Thazhathangadi, Kottayam.

  • Pile cap work – 23nos completed (out of 56)
  • Tie beam work – progressing
  • Plinth beam work – progressing

We are expected to complete the following works by the end of January 2015.

  • Pile cap work – 90% completion
  • Tie beam work – 100% completion
  • Plinth beam work – 60% completion
  • 1st floor column work – 50% completion
  • 1st floor Slab shuttering work – 50% completion