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NEW DELHI

INSTITUTINAL BULIDING CATERING TO THE CENSUS BOARD OF INDIA. SITUATED IN NEW DELHI,AROUND 1 KM AWAY FROM INDIA GATE. THE SITE IS SITUATED NEXT TO HOTEL TAJ MAN SINGH.

A conceptual section showing the relation of the building with its surroundings in terms of the distance from the buliding. It also shows hows the building effortlessly merges into the skyline along north-south axis of Shahjahan road.

STREET SCAPE

  • ABOUT THE SITE
  • LOCATION
  • Man singh Road
  • ZONE
  • New Delhi
  • LAND AREA
  • 3019.50 SqM
  • TOPOGRAPHY
  • Flat Land
  • VEGETATION
  • Evergreen & Decidious

    SITE ANALYSIS

    POSITIVE

  • Good Frontage - Almost 93.25m Long.
  • No existing bungalow.
  • SITE CONSTRAINTS

  • Bottle neck in cente means building block should be broken into two towers.
  • Acute corners created by set back lines to be overcome by palnning.

BANDS & CORNICES - THESE ARE A REGULAR FEATURE OF TRADITIONAL INDIAN ARCHITECTURE THAT HAVE BEEN SKILLFULLY ADOPTED IN LUTYEN’S ARCHITECTURE.

WALL OPENINGS - A TYPICAL FEATURE OF LUTYEN’S ARCHITCTURE IS SMALLER OPENING AT LOWER LEVEL THAT OPEN UP INTO COLONADED VERANDAH ON UPPER FLOORS LIKE PARLIAMENT HOUSE AND RASHTRAPATI BHAWAN.

STONE JALIS - IT HAS BEEN ADOPTED IN DISTILLED FORM TO ADD AESTHETIC TEXTURE WHILE ALSO BEING EASY TO MAINTAIN JUXTAPOSING OF RED SANDSTONE JALI SCREEN ON DHOLPUR STONE WALLS CREATING INTERPLAY OF SHADOWS IN A PLEASING AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE.

GATEWAYS - STARTING FROM PURANA QILLA, SHERSHAHSURI GATE, THROUGH WALLED CITY GATES RIGHT UPTO INDIA GATES HAS BEEN A RECURING FEATURE IN DELHI’S ARCHITECTURE.

The building is a reflection of Luyten Delhi’s Architecture through the ages juxtaposed into present. Since, the location of the site is within the periphery of Lutyen’s Delhi, The building has been designed according to the context.