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Studios 45, an energy efficient sustainable design

Sanjay Puri Architects

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Sanjay Puri Architects

Situated on a small plot of 5000 sqm in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh in the Southern part of India. Studios 45 is a low rise building. The ground level houses common amenities including a gym, a café, a theatre room. The 45 studios are fanned out at the 3 upper levels with open courtyard spaces between them to facilitate natural ventilation & passive cooling. The studio apartments open into sheltered outdoor decks with clay tile screens.

The ground level houses common amenities including a gym, a café, a theatre room. The 45 studios are fanned out at the 3 upper levels with open courtyard spaces between them to facilitate natural ventilation & passive cooling. Terracotta clay tiles, made in South india form ventilated screen along the circulation spaces reducing heat gain & facilitating air movement. The building design by its low rise planning is economical to construct. The use of local bricks , clay tiles, local contractual labor, the planning of courtyards for passive cooling, the facilitation of natural ventilation in all the spaces & the indirect natural lighting achieved by the design, together contribute to an energy efficient sustainable design.

Studios 45 is a low rise building. The ground level houses common amenities including a gym, a café, a theatre room. The 45 studios are fanned out at the 3 upper levels with open courtyard spaces between them to facilitate natural ventilation & passive cooling. Terracotta clay tiles, made in South india form ventilated screen along the circulation spaces reducing heat gain & facilitating air movement. The studio apartments open into sheltered outdoor decks with clay tile screens. The building design by its low rise planning is economical to construct. The use of local bricks , clay tiles, local contractual labor, the planning of courtyards for passive cooling, the facilitation of natural ventilation in all the spaces & the indirect natural lighting achieved by the design, together contribute to an energy efficient sustainable design.

The clients have had a very favorable response and the building is currently being constructed.

Credits

 GUNTUR, ANDHRA PRADESH
 India
 SHREE CEMENT LTD
 CULTURAL CENTRE
 5000 mq
 Confidential
 SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS
 SANJAY PURI, CHANDAN JOSHI, SHRUTI PILLAY
 SHREE CEMENT LTD
 Structural consultant - Zaki Associates
 SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS

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Winner of the World’s Best Residential Architecture in the CDA Awards Paris 2023, the world’s best housing project in The World Architecture Festival Lisbon 2022, the world’s best residential firm at the Architizer A + Awards , New York 2022. Sanjay Puri Architects have won over 360 awards including 246 International Architecture Awards.
With a firm strength of 90, Sanjay Puri Architects are working on projects of all typologies in 36 Indian cities & 4 countries including Australia, Oman & The Congo ,Africa.
Sanjay Puri Architects tops the Architizer , New York’s list of best Indian architecture firms & is included in the Archdaily top 100 firms worldwide, Architizer New York’s top 130 firms as well as the WA, UK top 100 firms in the world.

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