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PROJECT: HIMURJA OFFICE BUILDING, Shimla, India – A Retrofit Project – Limitations converted into Opportunities

A Retrofit Project:

The challenge: Add two stories to the existing building and achieve ecologically sound architecture within limitations of site, existing design and structure

A large stock of existing buildings consume a huge amount of natural resources ( energy ). The challenge is can these be retrofitted to conserve natural resource ? Himurja project is a retrofit project, wherein limitations of site, existing design were converted into opportunities. Building has been functioning as a fine example of sustainable architecture for several years.

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