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Every architectural expression must address regionalism as well as should create a new idiom.
TRAVELERS’ REST AREA COMPLEX ON A NATIONAL HIGHWAY IN INDIA A CONCEPT PRESENTATION PRESENTATION FOR CONCAST INFRATECH Ltd. PRESENTATION BY SPACE CRAFT
INTRODUCTION Our aim is to develop a Concept which includes: Rest area Complex for Travelers along a Highway/National Highway The Complex will house: a.Dining with part lodging facility b.Parking Facility c.Toilet complex (with special facilities for Physically challenged) d.General store / shop e.Vehicle Repair shop f.Medicine shop with First Aid facility g.ATM facility h.PCO i.Police assistance booth j.Landscaped open area, etc. It may house also: j.Showroom space for Vernacular crafts/specialities k.Training centre for local people for ‘GREEN’ awareness (e.g. Solar energy) j.Tourism information Centre & Guidance, etc. Requirements for the Project And to address Regionalism, a Hypothetical Site needs an physical existence and Design parameters must be framed by guidelines laid down by National Standards. So, the next steps would be: 1.Selection of a Site on NH 2.Framing of Design Parameters
SELECTION OF SITE & ITS NATURE Location: Rajasthan 40 km (approx.) from Jaipur City on NH 8 (Jaipur – Ajmer) - approx. 30 min. by car from Jaipur Nearest Habitation:Approx. 7 km away from the locality Necessity:There is no organised complex at this strech to provide food, servicing to vehicles, Medicine or shelter for emergency purposes The Terrain:more or less flat land, hard soil quality, poor vegetation Scarcity:Water (Boredwell is one of the main source) & Good architectural idiom Climate:Max. 40-50 deg.C in Summer Min. 2-3 deg.C in winter Wind speed:200 km/hr. (Max.) People & culture:Farming (agriculture, Dairy) and Business (Trade of Marble) are in majority in people around.
DESIGN PARAMETERS Design parameters for the project shall be guided by: 1.National Building Code of India (2005) 2.Rules & Regulations laid down by National Highways Act 1956 3.Manual & Guidelines of Lanes by Ministry of Shipping, Road, Transport & Highways (Govt. of India) 4.Technical guidelines of Indian Road Congress Examples of Parameters are as: 1.Bus Lane width: 10.0m -15.0 m 2.Bus parking bay:3.5mX10.0m 3.Turning Radius of Bus:12.0 m 4.Car parking bay:2.5mX5.0 m 5.Guest rooms:4 no.s 6.Public Gents toilet:4 WC, 2 Bath 7.Public Ladies toilet:4 WC, 2 Bath, etc.
CONCEPT – PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT Service Lane of NH-8 Main Carriageway of NH-8 TO JAIPUR TO AJMER Public Space Buffer Zone Private Space Staying – at 1 st floor Public Space Alighting passengers & Travelers could easily access this area Bus Traffic should be controlled in this area Private parking could be accommodated here Shops / Restaurant Prevention from scorching Western Sun Southern Breeze during Monsoon N
CONCEPT – DETAILED DEVELOPMENT TO JAIPUR TO AJMER SERVICE LANE MAIN CARRIAGEWAY These Modules are placed as Future Expansion – a repeatation of same Blocks & Grids Front Modules are placed for Phase I N Landscaping is also designed as Modules Expansion Provision Position for STP Position for UGWR
SITE PLAN 1 2 Legend: 1.Bus Lane – Entrance 2.Bus Parking 3.Toilet & Ancillary Block 4.Eating & Dining Facilities 5.Bus Lane – Exit 6.Car – Entrance 7.Car parking 8.Main Entrance to the inner court 9.Landscaped Court 10.Future Expansion 11.ESS 12.Security 13.Car - Exit 3 10 56 13 7 7 11 9 8 N 4 10 12 TO JAIPUR TO AJMER SERVICE LANE MAIN CARRIAGEWAY