Spread over nine acres in the heart of New Delhi, IHC has a built up area of approximately one million square feet. It incorporates innovative new technologies in building management systems, conference systems, communication and energy conservation, creating probably the most intelligent building in the country.
Several leading corporate entities and non-profit organizations like Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI), HUDCO, NHB, CII, ILO etc., sharing a common concern for the 'Habitat', have come together to participate in this exciting venture of institution building and have evolved a unique equation of synergy within the complex.
India Habitat Centre is now home not only to these offices and research organizations but houses a club, India's most comprehensive convention centre as well as several restaurants and performance venues for cultural activities. The design and operation of the hospitality facilities, ' Habitat World ' , has been entrusted to Old World Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.
Home to the country's most comprehensive Convention Centre along with a club with 58 rooms,
A health spa, six restaurants and several performance venues for cultural and entertainment programmes,
Habitat World operated by Old World Hospitality (OWH) , since 2002 serves over 4000 meals everyday
Making it India's largest comprehensive convention, food service and entertainment facility.
Several halls with varied capacities and state-of-the-art multimedia and audio-visual equipment
Over 20 concurrent sessions possible
In-built archival system
Direct telecast of proceedings is possible
Built-in projector facilities (35-16 mm film)
Well-equipped secretariat and documentation centre
Finest banquets and innovative theme parties
Cultural and entertainment events daily
Covered parking for 1000 cars and 2000 two-wheelers
The Habitat Visual Arts Centre (HVAC) will cross-reference the plastic and the performing arts and provides the ideal platform to bridge the gap.
The exhibition space at the Habitat Centre will not only showcase works of well-known artists but will also provide a platform for the artist in the making, whereby the accent will be more on the process of work rather than the work itself.
The Habitat Library and Resource Centre (HLRC) offers a range of resources to its members - newspapers, periodicals, electronic newsletters, multimedia, Internet, videos, music, books - and provides responsive and proactive information services such as Information Alerts, Current Awareness and Event Alerts, to members visiting the HLRC, as well as over the telephone and via e-mail.
Internet access is available to members in half-hour slots. The On-line Catalogue provides information on material available in the HLRC.
Study carrels are available for members pursuing serious reading and research. Audio recordings of IHC Initiatives are available in the HLRC to enable members who missed the event to listen to them.
PAST TIMES - Olde English Pub
Transports you to the England of yore, of gentlemen's sports, of ladies with parasols, of a light pub fare to wash down with every conceivable spirit. A Billiards Room is attached to the Pub.
DELHI 'O' DELHI- India's Dining Room
Opening vistas to the city's eclectic skyline, this saffron and green eatery pays a nostalgic tribute to the Capital and the diversity that India has to offer in regional cuisine
As the name suggests, this restaurant features cuisine from eight countries of the 'Orient' - China, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan and Singapore.
Where parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme gently tease the palate in delectable salads, pastas, pizzas, mezzes.... sunkissed wines and sangrias meet Lebanese and Italian flavors. Set in a minimalistic, comfortable setting against a canvas of the sun, sky, water, breeze and the stars... Come discover the new members lounge and bar on the 5th Floor. An elemental experience by the pool.
58 smartly designed guest rooms with a unique theme on each floor, reflected in the furniture, style and colour schemes, the rooms provide an incredible 'value for money' experience. - Delhi's finest fitness facilities consisting of one of the most comprehensive gyms in the city, a soothing spa with sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi and a roof-top swimming pool with a panoramic view of Lutyen's Delhi .
India Habitat Centre, New Delhi is home to the country's most comprehensive Convention Centre along with a club with 58 rooms, a health spa, six restaurants and several performance venues for cultural and entertainment programmes, Habitat World, serves over 4000 meals everyday, making it India's largest foodservice and entertainment facility .
The Convention Centre can host 20 functions simultaneously with most Halls equipped with state-of-the-art equipment; 7 beautifully landscaped outdoor facilities, a 424 seat Auditorium and a business centre fitted with all modern business aids complete the offering.
The venue is ideal for conferences, seminars, banquets, exhibitions, board meetings, press interactions, corporate presentations, workshops, parties, film screenings, presentations, theatre and cultural performances of all kinds.
One of the best Auditoriam in the country, the Auditorium at Habitat World is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure enabling direct telecast, 35 mm projection and simultaneous interpretation in 4 languages.
The hall is ideal for large conferences, seminars, film screenings, presentations, theatre and cultural performances of all kinds.
THE THEATRE - AMALTAS, KADAMBA, RUDRAKSHA
This 'trinity' of rooms is an extremely flexible set with individual as well as combined usage possibilities. Ideal for workshops, board meetings and theatre/cultural performances of all kinds when combined. Can be used as three individual meeting rooms too.
A hall best suited for small gatherings. Attached are a kitchen and a private washroom. Ideal for VIP requirements when used in conjunction with the Auditorium.
A large fixed seating hall with excellent acoustics and state-of-the-art multimedia facilities. Each table is equipped with a set of mikes. Ideal for large seminars, corporate presentations, press interactions, product launches etc.
CHINAR & WILLOW
Ideal for small functions like conferences, board meetings, presentations, workshops, seminars and parties, these rooms can be used separately or together combining the foyer too.
One of the finest halls at Habitat, Silver Oak also has outdoor attachments in form of a patio as well as garden space.
Ideally located on the ground floor level, the hall allows versatile use of space for everything - ranging from exhibitions, conferences, seminars etc.
Elegantly carpeted, Jacaranda could be used as one large space or further divided into two independent units. Ideal for corporate meetings, seminars, workshops and fine parties.
A fixed seating hall equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia facilities and each table equipped with a set of mikes. Ideal for seminars, corporate presentations, press interactions, product launches etc.
A free seating hall, allowing flexible seating option suited for both conference and party usage.
The Maple room has been elegantly done up for that exclusive party or small conference.
The Documentation Centre at Habitat has 6 cabins as well as 6 workstations that can be hired for variable periods of time. Fitted with all modern business aids, the Documentation Centre provides an ideal setting for a Secretariat for large international conferences.
The beautifully landscaped environs of India Habitat Centre provide brilliant outdoor party and performance venues that could bestow that extra sparkle upon any function.
Habitat Film Club
The Habitat Film Club was started in March 2000. Member of the Federation of Film Societies Of India, The Habitat Film Club won the 6th Pritiman Sarkar Memorial Award for the Best Film Society In Northern India for 2002-2003.
Habitat Film Club promises film buffs a rich fare of meaningful and entertaining films from across the world, interactive sessions with Directors, Producers, Actors, their retrospectives and much more. Join now and get immediate access to forthcoming films and activities.
Films This Month
This month we bring you Films from Italy from April 14th –17th - Rome In Italian Classical Cinema in collaboration with Italian Embassy Cultural Centre & UTV World Movies .
On April 30 , the Film Club Discussion group meets to discuss Little Children . Film scholar, Kartik Nair will introduce the film and facilitate the discussion.
Habitat World at India Habitat Centre Lodhi Road New Delhi - 110003 (India) Tel: 91-11-43663333 Fax: 91-11-24682052, 24682054 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org