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18 Sep 2019

Report on Study Trip for Case study and Site analysis, Delhi and Dharamsala

Date: 18th – 24th September 2019
Faculty coordinators:  Ujjal Halder
Places visited: New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Dharamshala
Course: Architectural Design-VII
Semester: VII 
No. of Students- 16

OBJECTIVE- To give an on-site experience for the students to understand the circulation and services, standards and other design parameters of an Indian terminal railway station and Cricket Stadium.

As a part of curriculum, Architectural Design-VII for 7th semester, B.Arch., Students were given two project to design
1. Design of a cricket Stadium at Gaziabad 
2. Redesign of Anand Vihar Railway terminus, New Delhi

Students of 7th semester were taken to Anand Vihar Railway Station, New-Delhi Railway station, HPCA Stadium Dharamshala and Gaziabad for cricket stadium as live project site for design programme this semester.

The students were taken to the project so that they can understand the overall circulation, connectivity, different spaces and their uses, parking and other services in and around the building and to understand how the public building works in an Indian urban context. The students were also able to see detailed services, structures for both the projects. The site engineers and faculty explained various drawings and construction details to the students with reference to the existing working drawings of project. The engineers also explained the type of material used, essential and executive services and maintenance process of the stadium. 

The site visit helped in understanding major type of spaces and their uses in a public infrastructure.
The students got the opportunity to see construction detail and feeling of the spaces.
Students were made to sketch on-site- the various construction details and a presentation on case study on the same has been asked to submit as part of the assignment. 

We would like to thank our beloved Chancellor, Dr. P. Shyama Raju sir for providing all facilities and support to organize this study tour. We also thank Vice Chancellor Dr.S.Y.Kulkarni sir, Advisor, Dr. V.G. Talawar sir, Registrar Dr. M. Dhanamjaya sir, and Dean-Training, Placement and Planning, Dr. N. Ramesh sir, for their motivation, help and support in making this study tour a grand success. We also thank our Director, School of Architecture, Dr. Vimala Swamy, for her constant support and guidance. 

Report on Study Trip for Case study and Site analysis, Delhi and Dharamsala