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PROJECT: PUNJAB ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, Office Building, Chandigarh, India

Punjab Energy Development Agency ( PEDA ) office. The challange : To achieve ecologically responsive architecture for a project within the context of Chandigarh and composite climate Located at Chandigarh, on a flat practically square site with no major topographical … Continue reading

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HRH PRINCE CHARLES VISIT 2010: TO PEDA PROJECT

HRH PRINCE CHARLES VISITED PEDA OFFICE BUILDING PROJECT IN 2O1O AND HELD A ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION WITH EMINENT ARCHITECTS – PLANNERS AND SENIOR GOVT. OFFICIALS.

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MEDIA ATTENTION: Innovative Design of PEDA Office Building Project, first in the country to integrate Photo-Voltaic ( BIPV ) as an element of design.

Innovative design of PEDA ( Punjab Energy Development Agency ) building in response to its ecological context, integrating, BIPV ( Building Integrated Photovoltaic ) system as a an element of design generating more than 1/3rd. requirement of power from BIPV … Continue reading

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PROJECT: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY – M.N.R.E.S GOVT. OF INDIA

The challenge: Can we evolve a new language of ecological architecture for an innovative institute.?: Author was invited to participate in a limited competition for the above project. An innovative architectural design evolving a language of ecological architecture presented by … Continue reading

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PROJECT: HILL COUNCIL & CIVIC COMPLEX, LEH – High altitude extreme cold-dry region

The challenge is: How do we build ecologically sound architecture in  high altitude extreme cold-dry ecological context ?:  Located at 3514 M above M.S.L. in cold-dry climate with a sever long winter: October to March end ( Min. DBT – … Continue reading

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PROJECT: KARGIL AIRPORT

Kargil airport is a fine example of ecologically responsive design for high altitude and extremely cold conditions of Kargil. It is to a very large extent solar heated and day lighted project. Project has been built and is in successful … Continue reading

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PROJECT: BIDANI HOUSE, Faridabad, India

BIDANI HOUSE:Is a fine example of climate responsive architecture on a given plot configuration and zoning determined by the existing town planning of a city.  

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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 … Continue reading

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PROJECT: HOSPITAL AT MONGAR BHUTAN

Author was invited to participate in a design competition for the project. Our selected design entry is presented: Design is a fine example of climate responsive architecture in high altitude region of Bhutan.

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