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Post completion documentation of Heritage gallery at CST Mumbai

Post completion documentation of Heritage gallery at CST Mumbai

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  • 1. CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY AT C S T, MUMBAI Architects ~ Ar. Kiran Kalamdani Ar. Anjali Kalamdani
  • 2. CONTENTS ~ <ul><li>About the project 3 </li></ul><ul><li>About the gallery 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Significance of the project 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Drawings: </li></ul><ul><li>Key plan of site 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Location of room 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Plan of existing room 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Scheme layout of new room 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed elevation 10 </li></ul><ul><li>The gallery hall 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Course of work 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Illumination details 13 </li></ul><ul><li>Inside the gallery: 15-16 </li></ul><ul><li>Panels 17 </li></ul><ul><li>Collections 18-22 </li></ul><ul><li>Central panel 23 </li></ul><ul><li>Audiovisual room 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Design features 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Inauguration day 26 </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledgement 27-28 </li></ul>Slide Topic CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 3. ABOUT THE PROJECT ~ <ul><li>A heritage gallery at C.S.T. station ( formerly V.T. station), Mumbai, to showcase history of Indian Railways & Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station (C.S.T.) </li></ul><ul><li>C.S.T. declared as a World Heritage monument in 2003; hence need to showcase its history and provide an interpretation </li></ul><ul><li>Project under the Central Railways </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed scheme for the Heritage Gallery designed by architectural firm of ‘Kimaya’ Pune. </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline: </li></ul><ul><li>conception of design started in Oct.’09 </li></ul><ul><li>site work from mid-Nov.’09 </li></ul><ul><li>work executed by mid-Jan.’09 </li></ul><ul><li>inauguration on 29 th Jan.’10 </li></ul>Architects ~ Ar. Kiran Kalamdani Ar. Anjali Kalamdani CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 4. <ul><li>Designed as an 1500 sq ft interpretation centre for the World Heritage Site </li></ul><ul><li>The gallery has a collection of 160 year old documents, models, drawings, photos etc. </li></ul><ul><li>The Heritage Gallery showcases the vision and pioneering effort of the founding fathers of the Railways </li></ul><ul><li>Tourists who admired the building from outside will now have a place to experience the making of railways in India </li></ul><ul><li>Of the 3.3 million people who pass through the C.S.T. everyday, they have a choice to go through the history of railways or former Bombay </li></ul>THE GALLERY ~ CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 5. <ul><li>Visitors from all across the world visit this place on their journey on the Deccan Odyssey, a luxury tourist train. </li></ul><ul><li>The display is arranged in sections that are arranged chronologically and divided into 8 sections. </li></ul><ul><li>Development of Central Railways and the C.S.T. building are the main subjects of display. </li></ul><ul><li>Each section is a time capsule that displays things to recreate the period in question. </li></ul><ul><li>Specially designed signage and illumination transform the sections into visitor-friendly multimedia experiences </li></ul>SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PROJECT CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 6. KEY PLAN OF THE SITE Proposed thematic exhibition Staircase block CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 7. ALLOTTED ROOM Room allotted for thematic exhibition CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 8. LEGEND: 1- Picture of James Watt with the model picture showing a kettle throwing cap due to steam pressure & signage 2- Picture of former uniformed employees, engines, etc 3- display of maps 4- display of pictures 5- display of documents 6- display of models 7- audiovisual room 8- suggestion desk CONCEPTUAL PLAN OF THE GALLERY~ ENTRY EXIT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 9. PROPOSED PLAN OF THE GALLERY~ CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 10. SCHEMATIC ELEVATION ~ Railway logos. The idea was discarded and & replaced by AC inlets These contain scanned copies of original drawings of V.T. station by F.W. Stevens CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 11. Conceptual view The room allotted for the gallery <ul><li>A high ceilinged hall of 107 sq m. was allotted for the museum which showcases the history of Central Railway. </li></ul><ul><li>Design was done keeping the grandeur of the arch openings. </li></ul>THE GALLERY HALL ~ CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 12. THE WORK BEGINS … The panels stands being brought inside AC ducts Archive containing original drawings by F.W. Stevens CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 13. Installation of light fittings in ceiling complete Testing of ceiling light fittings LED bulb Testing of light intensity LED tube Installation of light fittings CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 14. AC DUCTING <ul><li>The gallery room of 27060 cu. ft. volume with a ht of 18.04 ft required 5 units of 5 TR AC. </li></ul><ul><li>No openings were made on the walls of gallery room for the Ac duct inlets. </li></ul><ul><li>The openings which existed high on the walls earlier for ventilation were used as AC inlets. </li></ul>Air conditioning inlets, which were previously openings for ventilation . CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 15. Approved loft Heritage gallery AC ducts (2’ dia.) Proposed 2 nos. outdoor units of 5TR AC Proposed 3 nos. outdoor units of 5TR AC AC DUCTING Appro -ved loft CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 16. <ul><li>The proposed new lighting scheme uses LED (Light Emitting Diode) fittings that consume 1 watt per hour per bulb. </li></ul><ul><li>An array of 350, 1 watt, LED technology brings out the richness of Victorian architecture at the ceiling. </li></ul><ul><li>LED light equipments generate lesser heat & consume lesser power than conventional fluorescent tubes or other such fittings. </li></ul>LED lights under the “solar topee” canopy. Why LED fittings? LED fittings light the panels CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 17. Inside the gallery Outside the gallery THE HERITAGE GALLERY ~ CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 18. <ul><li>Bholu, the mascot for Indian railways, welcomes the guests into the gallery . </li></ul><ul><li>The journey starts with a history of discovery of steam engine and the history of the Great Indian Peninsular Railways, etc follow next. </li></ul>THE HERITAGE GALLERY ~ CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 19. GIPR PANEL MAP SHOWING RAIL CONNECTIVITY PANELS CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 20. <ul><li>A panel dedicated to Frederick William Stevens, the renowned architect of Bombay V.T. Station. </li></ul><ul><li>His original drawings of the V.T. Station and few other marvelous works have been scanned and put up on the walls. </li></ul>CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI PANEL
  • 21. Interactive display- attracts children Model of Mumbai V.T. station A present day railway coach with exciting interior details- evokes delight Signaling mechanisms COLLECTIONS CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 22. COLLECTIONS 1852-1876 CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 23. COLLECTIONS 1876-1888 CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 24. <ul><li>Clockwise from right: </li></ul><ul><li>A painting by Axel H. Haig </li></ul><ul><li>A panel on Indian freedom fighters whose travelled all over India by train for their movements. </li></ul><ul><li>Scanned copies of original V.T. station drawings by F.W. Stevens stand above the panels to make use of the high walls efficiently </li></ul>OTHER COLLECTIBLES ~ CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 25. Old bells on display OTHER ITEMS ON DISPLAY ~ Models of trains from the past CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 26. <ul><li>The panel acts as a link as well as partition between the two opposite walls. </li></ul><ul><li>Punctures in the panel break monotony, provide view on opposite side & increase curiosity </li></ul>CENTRAL PANEL ~ CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 27. AUDIOVISUAL ROOM ~ <ul><li>A 23 min. film on F.W. Stevens and his works by Ar. Rajesh Latkar is shown in this room to the visitors. </li></ul>CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 28. SPECIAL DESIGN FEATURES ~ <ul><li>The 1500 sq. ft. space with a height of 18.04 ft (5.5m) has been utilised efficiently. </li></ul><ul><li>Pergo wood flooring has been provided to fit into the style of the building, replacing the former worn out flooring. </li></ul><ul><li>The signage give milestones on parallel events on breakthroughs in technology at every period. </li></ul>Pergo wood flooring Efficient use of space CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 29. Inauguration by General Manager, Railways Mr. B.B. Modgil,G.M. with Mr. M.C. Chauhan, Div. Railway manager From left : film-maker architect Mr. Rajesh Latkar, Dr. Sadashiv Gorakshakar & Ar. Kiran Kalamdani INAUGURATION DAY CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 30. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS~ <ul><li>The gallery has been the brainchild of Mr. B.B. Modgil, General Manager ,Railways </li></ul><ul><li>Realised under leadership of Mr. M C Chauhan, Divisional Railway Manager. </li></ul><ul><li>Conceived by : </li></ul><ul><li>Architects ‘Kimaya’ , Pune </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance for research by Dr. Sadashiv Gorakshakar , the former curator of the Prince of Wales Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Railway engineers: </li></ul><ul><li>Rajeev Tyagi (Civil) </li></ul><ul><li>Ashok Mendhekar (Sr DEE) </li></ul><ul><li>Brijesh Dikshit (Sr DME) </li></ul><ul><li>Film on the life of F W Stevens made by film-maker architect Rajesh Latkar </li></ul>Everybody’s efforts made the project a success with in a record period of 5 months. <ul><li>Junior engineers : </li></ul><ul><li>Zakir Palekar </li></ul><ul><li>Ramesh Behra </li></ul>CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 31. THE DESIGN TEAM Kiran Kalamdani Anjali Kalamdani Shomit Sarkar Pratika Patil Sonal Karanjikar Neha Karbhari Tamanna Malu Maitreyi Gulavani Presentation by~ Amasikha Dey CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI
  • 32. Thank you… CENTRAL RAILWAYS HERITAGE GALLERY, MUMBAI

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