Institutional

Hari Shree Vidyalayam at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Hari Shree Vidyalayam at Chennai by Benny Kuriakose

Huge courtyards, verandahs and well ventilated classrooms , are the main highlights of the school. The class rooms have low windows, to provide ample lighting and cross-ventilation, to make comfortable the learning experience. Every class room opens out to large verandahs, and open to sky courtyards, thus enhancing the comfort level of the students in the school. Architecture emphasizes the freedom of the student and enhances the creativity.

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Institute of Palliative Medicine at Calicut by Benny Kuriakose

Institute of Palliative Medicine at Calicut by Benny Kuriakose

IPM is a hospital for palliative care for people who are terminally ill. The patient blocks are all built in single storeys whereas the institutional wings are two storey structures. There are many verandahs and courtyards, the roofs are at different levels making the elevation interesting from outside and inside.

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Administrative Building, at Erode, Tamilnadu, by The Bhargav Group

Unbuilt: Administrative Building, at Erode, Tamilnadu, by The Bhargav Group

The Admin Block is treated in such a way green fields and lush pastures interact with the building add beauty to its environment and a serene entry to the Campus away from the hustle and bustle of main road. The building plinth area covers 6,675 square feet from Site area of 7,782 Square feet. Building area is divided 40% area of mezzanine floor with soil land fill and 60% area of other floor area, with double height space grand lobby enclosed with courtyard space treated with wooden Pergola at the top helps natural light enter into the space. – The Bhargav Group

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The Hertiage School at Pune by Madhav Joshi and Associates

The Heritage School, at Pune, by Madhav Joshi and Associates

Hugging the rolling terrain of Talegaon near Pune sits the campus of the residential ‘Heritage School’ designed by Madhav Joshi and Associates. A low rise assembly of modular buildings planned as integrated residential, educational and amenity zones, the campus is an intimate weave of open and built spaces giving the young users a sense of place, containment, and security in the otherwise vast open surrounding landscape.

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Kashmir University Administration Building, at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, by ANA Design Studio Pvt. Ltd.

Kashmir University Administration Building, at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, by ANA Design Studio Pvt. Ltd.

The New Administration facility for the University of Kashmir in Hazratbal, Srinagar, is a showcase of the openness, inventiveness and contemporary nature of the University, while respecting the sense of place, culture and environment.

The building is designed for spatial and material optimization, energy efficiency, human interaction, comfort and the celebration of traditional timber design in a contemporary context. – ANA Design Studio

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Angelica Grace Home, at Tamil Nadu, by Shanmugam Associates

Senior living planned using low cost construction techniques – Angelica Grace Home, at Tamil Nadu, by Shanmugam Associates

With a pristine thought of serving the aged, Clarac Charity Trust approached the architects to develop a senior living. Trichy, a tier-2 city located in the central region of Tamil Nadu in India, is well connected, has affordable cost of living, offers good water yield and is a religious hub; therefore making the city ideal for senior living. Angelic Grace Home is a 30,000-sqft Ground +2 structure that was planned comprising 50 fully furnished rooms. Abundant natural lighting and ventilation, constraints on construction cost and community spaces for the elderly were factors that influenced the design approach. – Shanmugam Associates

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Crescent School of Architecture, Chennai, by architectureRED

Crescent School of Architecture, Chennai by architectureRED

The Crescent School of Architecture occupies a relatively small lot of the 60-acre university campus, in Vandalur, Chennai. The project brief envisioned studio spaces along with lecture halls and administration areas – which we chose to augment with necessary ‘de-programmed’ spaces for collective working and gathering. This allowed for the exploration of redefining not only the nature of spaces found in an architecture school, but also offering us the possibility to inform the future pedagogic programme that it could accommodate.

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Hexaware Campus, Pune by RSP Design Consultants

Hexaware Campus, Pune by RSP Design Consultants

Spread across 23.8 acres in the outskirts of Pune, India, the design of Hexaware campus creates a landmark in a setting with limited architectural references and is representative of a strong brand identity. The five-story structure integrates 75,000 sq. ft. of flexible workspaces, training centers, recreational facilities and other support amenities. The design of this project was guided by the climate, its surrounding landscape, effective use of daylight and multiple functions that this building is set to host.

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