Indian student hostel for 800 rooms
• Indian Student Hostel 800 rooms
The Street Student's Hostel 800 rooms, designed by Sanjay Puri Architects and located in the city of Mathura in India, is an environmentally clean area.
The four-five blocks extend, twisting and twisting, of trapezoidal section. Neighbor of hostel buildings on the east and the west, the new buildings in a large university campus creates individual space for each of the plan.
All the buildings are oriented so as to provide enough space for gardens overlooking the vast playground to the north. Every hostel room is decorated with a bay window and has a wedge-shaped openings facing the hallway crisscross facilitate ventilation. Small gaps in each bending point housings allow natural light to penetrate into the interior regions.
These factors contribute to the energy efficiency of buildings, minimizing the heating of premises with an average air temperature above 30C for 8 months of the year, when the sun is in the southern hemisphere. In the winter months, when the sun in the Northern Hemisphere, direct sunlight helps to protect the room from the cold. Two main zones for cafes, game and exercise rooms with access to gardens and terraces are arranged along the edges of blocks.
Shells vary in color, making it easier to find the right structure. Each block is painted in its own way, and the inner surface of the bay windows stands out for its bright colors.
Rainwater harvesting, its recycling and use of solar panels add additional energy efficiency project.
Communication Hostel context and the climate peculiarities portion generates different impressions and changes the perception of space area 19603 square meter.
Photo: Dinesh Mehta