Within a restricted site, the extensive requirements of a management institute are planned around an open central courtyard that punctuates the six level building.
This sheltered courtyard whilst providing a large communal spaces for the students facilities natural light and cross ventilation throughout the building.
Indore city, India , the location of this institute has temperatures in excess of 35°C for 8 months of the year.
The design with open corridors, sheltered open courtyards, cross ventilation and use of screens mitigates the heat gain rendering the built spaces energy efficient.
The open corridors skirting the landscaped courtyard vary in width providing seating areas and meeting spaces along the focal volume, acting as community spaces in addition to being circulation areas.
Common facilities and administrative areas occupy the ground level adjoining the landscaped court with classrooms and lecture halls at the above levels.
The north open courtyard will be suffused with indirect sunlight throughout the day .
The design creates a building contextual to the location and climate of the city.
Sanjay Puri Architects are listed in the top 100 architects worldwide by Archdaily. Architizer, New York includes Sanjay Puri Architects in their list of the top 136 design firms worldwide. The firm tops the list of WA Community , UK award winners across the world.
Winning the World Architecture Festival’s Best Housing Project of the Year 2018 in Amsterdam and the World’s best residential building in the LEAF Awards, London, the firm has won over 250 awards including 160 international awards and over 100 National awards.
The firm founded in 1992 has won architectural projects in Spain, Montenegro, Mauritius, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Montreal, Oman and Dallas in addition to projects in 40 Indian cities.
With a firm strength of 72, evolving design solutions that are contextual and creating spaces that revolutionize the way they are experienced form the essence of the firm’s design philosophy.