The academic cluster design is conceived as a blend of austerity and majesty, including spaces for casual interaction while achieving a balance between modernity and tradition that captures the spirit of timeless architecture.
The language is a reflection of Indian building complexes in terms of its form, volume and spatial qualities.
An inclined axis, which is one of the definitive elements of the overall masterplan, slashes through the building at an angle, acting both as a divider and a connector of the myriad functions of the block.
A triple-volume entrance draws in hordes of student and teacher crowd, guiding them through broad corridors into their respective territories.
Couples of classrooms strung together along the corridor are punctured with open-to-sky courts that break the monotony of the function while providing visual respite to the occupants.
The building conveys a whole story of qualitative experiences through the dramatic play of light and volumes.