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ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO Gayathri Jagadeesan


WHAT'S INSIDE

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1.COMMERCIAL PROJECT WTC, Chennai, India

2.URBAN DESIGN

Resdential - Commercial development New Islington marina, Manchester

3.URBAN DESIGN Emphasizing on streets Chennai, India

4.INTERNSHIP ILLUS

Detail Drawings, competition entries London, UK - chennai, India


WORLD TRADE CENTRE Chennai, India

UG - THESIS (Real Time proposal) The concept provided through World Trade centre not only provides Business relations but also provide peace and stability throughout nations.


SITE STUDY

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EVOLVING IDEAS

"ROLE OF ATRIUM IN MODERN BUILDINGS"

SITE STUDY

USER STUDY

ANALYSING WORK ENVIRONMENT

STRATEGY LEVEL 1

STRATEGY LEVEL 2 CONCEPT

Bringing the Inside out environment to give employees a feel of being with the nature through traditional concept of courtyard

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SPACE ALLOCATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS STRATEGY LEVEL 3 STRUCTURAL

SERVICES

Proposal for World Trade Center, Chennai

OFFICE LAYOUT

DESIGNING OF BREATHING SPACES ANALYSIS

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GROUND FLOOR 03


SITE PLAN

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GROUNDFLOOR PLAN

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Terrace Floor Plan

sky Lobby

PLAN LAYOUT TENANTS DifferentDIFF Tenants

COLUMNColumn LAYOUT Layout

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O

Proposal for World Trade Center, Chennai

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SECTION THROUGH AA'

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1-DETAIL OF FALSE CEILING

DETAIL OF PARKING

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ROOF TOP

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SERVICES LAYOUT

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URBAN DEVELOPMENT New Islington Marina, Manchester

MASTERS - Academic SEM 1 - PROPOSAL A collective master plan was created by looking at the site through the lens of context, community, economics and sustainability.

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FIELD WORK New Islington Borders is a proposal by the postgraduate students from the Manchester School of Architecture’s MA Architecture and Urbanism (MA A+U) programme, who hail from thirteen different nationalities across the globe and are looking at the prevalent housing issues in Manchester. This proposal is the result of site visits, comprehensive site and contextual analysis of the Central Retail Park and adjacent neighbourhoods in New Islington and Ancoats, group discussions, precedents studies from a range of housing prototypes and several master plan drafts. From this initial intuitive process, a collective master plan was created by looking at the site through the lens of context, community, economics and sustainability. A massive 1:100 scale model was created to help envision and refine the entire master plan.

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SITE STRATEGY The site strategy was to take in the height and density of the historic buildings in Ancoats, which created a permeable urban wall to Great Ancoats Street, with buildings falling in height from west to east and towards the landscape of Cotton Field Park in New Islington. This results in three distinct planning zones which provide an indication of future phasing. They are largely rectilinear in its organization facing Ancoats, radial facing in the centre of the site and organic at the junction with Old Mill Street. Each zone has a different type of public space associated with it - namely, the Market Square, the Park and the Boulevard.

Linear - Market Square

Organic - Promenade

Radial - Park

“Although there exists no absolute rule for size, a square must be in proportion to the buildings that surround it.� - Camillo Sitte 18


MASTERPLAN “Collage is not just a technology, but also a correct way of thinking about architecture and the city. It no longer treats the city as a static entity that is simply piled up by elements isolated from each other, but instead consists of multiple elements.� - Colin Rowe and Fred Koetter

Market

Vista

Park

Promenade

Boulevard

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CONTEXT

New Islington Borders covers an area of roughly 10 Acres and is bordered by the Ring Road to the south, the scenic, recreational landscape of Cotton Field Park to the north, Old Mill Street to the east, and the Rochdale Canal to the west. It marks the transition from the mixed commercial and residential development in the Piccadilly Basin and the Northern Quarter to the residential developments in Ancoats and New Islington. The site is situated in prominent location in close proximity to the City Centre and has easy access to transport facilities such as the train, tram and bus. Piccadilly Station, Victoria Station and Shudehill Interchange all lie within the 1500m radius of the site, less than a 15 minute walk from the site. Other notable buildings within the vicinity include recent social infrastructure such as the New Islington Free School and the Ancoats Primary Care Centre, historic structures such as Murray’s Mill, new residential projects such as Chips, NOMA and Piccadilly Gardens.


STREET LIFE

Equal emphasis has been given to the quality of street life and the built environment, treating both aspects as important contributing factors to the overall experience within the site. After identifying the major issues and deducing that the vicinity is surrounded by inactive, monotonous spaces, often attracting a negative presence, an active pedestrian path has been used as a tool to uplift the area. The street, though car-free, remains a principal ordering device of the city, with the pedestrian playing the role of the key user. Through street furniture and retail, the street is transformed into a lively interface between the open social spaces and the built form.

“The trust of a city street is formed over time from many, many little public sidewalk contacts... Most of it is ostensibly trivial, but the sum is not trivial at all‌â€? - Jane Jacobs

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DELINES STREET LIFE

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POTENTIALS

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MANIFESTO

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SUSTAINABILITY Through sensitive planning, architecture, use of materials, landscape and technology, New Islington Borders aims to achieve a holistic, sustainable community that emphasizes the careful use of resources, low carbon footprint and minimized harmful emissions.

Green & Blue Infrastructure

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Car Free Urban Village

Active Sustainability

Responsive Sustainable Development

CONTEXT The dynamics of New Islington Borders with its surrounding mixed use, commercial, historic and residential precincts is of prime importance. The masterplan has been envisaged to engage and interact with its contextual influences through an integrated master plan with active street frontages and a network of open spaces, among other strategies.

Connections

User Friendly

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COMMUNITY New Islington Borders celebrates diversity and provides a safe, inclusive environment for people across different backgrounds. The masterplan aims to provide affordable housing and commercial spaces in close proximity to the City Centre, thereby uplifting the communities in and around the area.

Safe & Sound

Inherently Inclusive

Diversity Matters

COMMUNICATIVE DESIGN New Islington Borders interacts with its context and the zones created within the development itself through a network of interlinked open pockets. Both the primary public spaces such as the Market Square, Boulevard, Park and Promenade and secondary open spaces are created by the strategic placement of buildings, where each space is given a distinct character which corresponds to the needs of its context. They are each given a unique identity, characterised by its street furniture, landscape and public art installations. The primary goal is to provide both visitors and residents several attractive routes when crossing the site through this mesh of open pockets connected by easily accessible pathways.

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MARKET SQUARE PARK PROMENADE Situated at the very north of the development, the Market Square captures the vitality of the bordering, historic district of Ancoats, being expressed in the community-driven stalls, with a sunken forum featuring pride of place within this inclusive addition to New Islington’s public realm. Being an area largely free from permanent street furniture, that would otherwise clutter this prized, paved space, the Market Square therefore has the capability of accommodating a sizeable influx of people during times of social gathering, and thus becoming New Islington’s welcoming showcase. Extending along the width of the southern portion of the site will be a promenade, of generous breadth, to facilitate gentle ambling and relaxed cycling, thus offering a slower pace of life, especially due to the bustling City Centre’s close proximity in which many residents might find themselves working. The linear arrangement of slender trees draw the eye along the extended pathway, encouraging movement towards the convergence of Cotton Field Park, as the trailing wanderer happens upon this natural gem, almost aimlessly; the arrangement of buildings being essential in opening up this broad vista. Located in the centre of the development is the Park, being a multifunctional space for light recreation, exuding dynamism through the engagement of residents in playful activities, which itself appropriately draws its radiating energy from the streetscape it inhabits. In addition to the array of vegetation featured within this area, efforts have been made with reference to known landscaping techniques in which the topography is manipulated from a viewers perspective to make an otherwiseflat expanse more dramatic. To this end, the vertical components within the field of vision have been accentuated, namely through the clustering of taller vegetation on a small mound, and the positioning of a shallow, reflective pool to add visual depth.

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URBAN EXPLORATION

Study of streets and transport of a small township in the southern part of chennai. The study includes observing, understanding of street typology,street elements and public users, their requirements and transportation & connectivity. SITE - K.K.Nagar, Chennai DESIGN - Study and Report of streets PROJECT TYPE - UG-Academic

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Sub-ARTERIAL ROAD

PEDESTRIAN + CYCLE + TWO LANE

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CYCLE LANE

ARTERIAL ROAD

PEDESTRIAN + CYCLE + TWO LANE + BULB OUT - PARKING

2 BULB-OUT PARKING SPACE

(RAMASWAMY SALAI)

ACCESS ROAD

PEDESTRIAN + CYCLE + TWO LANE + ON STREET PARKING

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ON STREET PARKING

(SECTOR 4 - INTERNAL STREET)

-Increase in comfort for current walking population, More exercise, so better health. -Prioritization of public transport, Comfortable last mile connectivity from MRTS station ENHANCING THE STREET BY PROPOSING

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TREET BEHAVIOUR

ANALYSIS OF STREET BEHAVIOUR

(LAKSHMANA SWAMI SALAI)


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K.K.NAGAR BUS STOP ANALYSIS

SOLUTION


INTERNSHIP WORK - FEW ILLUSTRATIONS

@ CRAB STUDIO DECEMBER 2015 - MAY 2016 Sir Peter Cook and Gavin Robotham London, uk. @ MIA DESIGN STUDIO JUNE 2015 - NOVEMBER 2015 Mr. PRAKASH chennai, india.

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STUDY - SKETCH MODELS

STUDY - staircase details

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SITE PHOTO SITE PHOTO

SITE LOCATION SITE LOCATION

SITE PROPOSAL SITE PROPOSAL

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Gayathri Jagadeesan Vacation cottage Anand school of Architecture September 2016

SITE LOCATION

SITE PROPOSAL

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SITE PHOTO

SITE LOCATION

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SOLUTION

BEYOND THE SHORE

Urban environment has direct impact on people. This promenade would be a focal point and psychic heart in the urban beach attracting people to use the space i.e experiencing the space in different ways at different points. The yacht deck on the edge expanding towards sea allows you to walk along the sea and gives a feel of relaxation. People enjoy viewing nature, especially when it is otherwise extensively deprived, as is the case in urban environments. Therefore, open space offers the value of “substituting gray infrastructure” This 1 Km path with open space allure the people, as it’s just not a open place, It’s an Integration of LAND + WATER. Within a population, whether it is in the scale of a town or a state, researchers are continuing to find evidence of increased health benefits from a green environment that provides abundant vegetation. When physical activity of an individual is coupled with green environments, the health benefits are observed to be amplified. [public health ]

SECTION

view at yacht deck

promenade leading into sea TECHNICAL ASPECTS During underwater construction our main objective is to create dry and water free environment for working in such a manner that the structural stability of the structure is not compromised. Open Caissons are more suitable for the deep foundation under water where the foundation should be extended up to or below the river bed so as to obtain the proper stability. Foundations relying on driven piles often have groups of piles connected by a pile cap a large concrete block into which the heads of the piles are embedded, to distribute loads which are larger than one pile can bear.

PLAN

SECTION A-230 cms B-110 cms

PLAN dia

N1 - 5 N2 - 8

N3 - 10 N4- 8

Kid’s zone

www.p3planningengineer-source -REFERENCE - source - wikipedia

steps leaning downwards

crossover

boatrides

walk along sea

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