Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture, Rajkot, Gujarat
SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY CENTER IN ALAPPUZHA, KERELA, INDIA. more
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Architectural projects in school are meant to push the limits. This project appear to be very conventional. I think the designer can push the ideas further by exploring whether it is possible to elimiate all the cars. can the center be functional without cars? Can the center be self sustainable using water, sun and wind? We don't see any sustaiable concept in this one floor buidings. When the footprint is so small, it is a perfect opportunities to explore all types of sustainable features.
SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY CENTER IN ALAPPUZHA, KERELA, INDIA.
SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY CENTER IN ALAPPUZHA, KERELA, INDIA. WHICH INCLUDE RECEPTION AREA, MULTYPURPOSE HALL, BOOK CAFE, MUSIC &DANCE ROOM, INDOOR AND AS WELL AS OUT DOOR WORKSHOP, OUTDOOR AND INDOOR PLAY AREA, SAND PITCH, GYM, SWIMMING POOL, CAFE ETC.
THIS BUILDING IS LOCATEN IN KERELA SO I HAVE DESIDED TO MAKE THIS FROM LOCALY AVAILABLE MATERIAL LINE MUD BRICKS AND MUD PLASTER AND SLOPING ROOF WITH MANGALORE TILES. AND WOODEN COLUMN IS ALSO FOR LOAD BEARING.