Project
Biodiversity Research centre & Institute

Category 
Best Project of Public Space by Student

About the project
The architectural function of the building is built around the idea of sustainable research Centre along with an educational institute, that looks after in-depth research on the forest and green zones of the cities and provide better strategies and rules to improve the living conditions of the people in the city. The research aimed at studying the vast diversity of natural flora and fauna within the busy city of Mumbai. The site chosen had a natural contour which were retained throughout the design process to utilize the slope. according to the density of the trees on the site spaces are designed like more dense shaded spaces are used for leisure activities.buildings are planned in c-shape courtyards open towards wind direction which traps the air and circulates inside building and series of small green courtyard acts a spill out areas for the classrooms & maintain cross ventilation. Bamboo, tensile sheets and polycarbonate sheets are used as a construction material.

Location
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Project design year
2021

Extra visual materials
https://issuu.com/freeze_motion/docs/front
https://issuu.com/vikrantchaudhari/docs/biodiversity_research_institute_ppt_presentation

Applicant
Ar. Vikrant Chaudhari, located in Mumbai, India, graduated with B.Arch from Aditya College Of Architecture (University of Mumbai) : «I possess an unwavering passion for architecture. It's a creative journey where I get the opportunity to shape spaces and blend the function. I also emphasize the connection to biodiversity in my work. Moreover, I believe that achieving a balance between architecture and nature infuses vitality into the architectural ecosystem.»

Author of the project
Vikrant Virendra Chaudhari

Status of the project
Conceptual design

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