Case study - Hotel Silicrest

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Case study - Hotel Silicrest

  1. 1. Hotel Silicrest # 624, 80 feet road, Koramangala, Bangalore Presented by: Naina Deshmukh Acharya’s NRV School of Architecture
  2. 2. Location  Bangalore international airport  Majestic bus stand  City railway station  MG road metro station  Electronic city  Sarjapur road - 45km : 1hr, 3min - 12km : 25min - 12km : 25min - 7km : 19min - 13.9km : 17min - 1.2km : 3min
  3. 3. Site  Orientation – east  Climate – temperate  Located in a commercial suburb  Main road on the Eastern side and cross road on the southern side  Sparse vegetation  that of the trees by the roads  No set backs
  4. 4. View from the south-east corner
  5. 5. Layout  Ground floor:  Parking  Reception  Manager’s cabin  Rest room  Service entrance  Panel room o Maintenance room o Diesel generators o Transformers o Underground water storage o Cooking gas store  First floor  Conference  Ten Standard rooms  Pantry
  6. 6.  Fourth floor  Restaurant  Kitchen  Store room  Wash  Fifth floor  Administration  Geyser  Water softener  Elevator maintenance  AC plants  Second floor  11 standard rooms  Third floor  6 standard rooms  5 deluxe rooms
  7. 7. Facilities  Doctor on call  Travel Desk/Car Rental  Room Service  Car Parking  Laundry Service  Conference Hall  Credit Card  Deposit Locker  Internet Facility  Currency Exchange
  8. 8. Reception  Travel desk  4m x 5m  Seating for six with a center table  Display of five different time zones  Vice president’s chamber  Restroom  Elevator  Staircase  Air conditioned  Entrance doorway faces east
  9. 9. The reception
  10. 10. Travel desk and enquiry
  11. 11. Manager’s cabin, rest room and lift
  12. 12. Room amenities As a 3-star business hotel, Silicrest offers  Accommodation  27 well-furnished rooms in the Standard Room category  5 in the Deluxe room category  Room service  Only up to 11pm
  13. 13.  air-conditioning  television  DVD player  intercom facility  direct dial telephone  Wi-Fi internet access  fruit basket  mini bar  attached washroom with a shower area  hot & cold running water and bathroom toiletries. All rooms come complete with in-room amenities such as  tea/coffee maker  mineral water  iron & ironing board  study table  daily newspaper  safe deposit locker
  14. 14. Standard room  3m x 4m + shower room 1.5m x 3m  Bed 1.5m x 2m + 2 side tables (with drawers)  Luggage rack included in the wardrobe  Circular coffee table + 2 chairs  Two rectangular tables
  15. 15. Standard room
  16. 16. Standard room
  17. 17. Deluxe room  5m x 6m, including shower room  Shower room 2.5m x 1.4m  Bed 1.5m x 2m + 2 side tables (with drawers)  Separate luggage rack  Circular coffee table + 2 chairs  Two rectangular tables
  18. 18. Features of the rooms  Attached shower room  Temperature in the rooms without air conditioning 220C  Door lock card system with energy saver device  Delay timer card  lights and AC off after 2min of key tag removal from its holder  Centralized air conditioning  Thermostat provided in each room
  19. 19.  Windows in rooms - 3 nos.  Each measuring 0.5m x 1.5m  Sill level 0.7m from the floor  Window frames – white, plain glass, no grills  Windows of rooms that open on the northern side have safety grills  Vitrified floor tiles  Each tile measures 0.6m x 0.6m
  20. 20. Air conditioning in the rooms and exhaust in the bathroom
  21. 21. Features of the bathrooms  Each bathroom comprises of a shower area, counter top sink, western closet and shelves  Shower  both hot and cold water supply  Western closet  wall hung and ceramic  Sink  circular and ceramic, counter top  Counter  black polished granite, holds toiletries
  22. 22.  Shower area is separated by a shower curtain  Shelves hold towels and napkins  Anti skid vitrified floor tiles  Each tile measures 0.6m x 0.6m  Tiled walls  No windows  Exhaust duct on the roof
  23. 23. Shower room
  24. 24. Conference  Conference facilities at the hotel are offered with the help of a conference hall that can easily accommodate up to 20 covers  Room dimension  7m x 5.5 m  Conference table  3.5m x 1.2m  Rectangular  12 chairs  Projector + screen  Shelves on one western side
  25. 25.  Air conditioning  Centralized and portable  Windows on the southern side overlooking a street  Windows – 3 nos.  Each measuring 0.5m x 1.5m  White window frames, plain glass, no safety grills  Sill level 0.7m from the floor  Wooden flooring  No attached rest room
  26. 26. Interior of the conference room
  27. 27. View of the conference room from the lobby
  28. 28. Restaurant  Restaurant Silsila  Serves a multi-cuisine fare  Waiting  Six seats at the entrance  Buffet  4.5m x 3m  Dining  9m x 7m  Seating – 14 tables, 82 seats  Both chairs and couches  Restroom – separate for ladies and gents
  29. 29. Dining
  30. 30.  Granite clad column in the buffet area  obstruction  also not aesthetic  Non vitrified tile flooring  Each tile measures 0.6m x 0.6m  Walls plastered  Air conditioned  Windows on the southern wall  No grills  Sill level 0.7m from the floor
  31. 31. Dining entrance
  32. 32. Dining
  33. 33. Buffet
  34. 34. Restroom
  35. 35. Sink and water closet
  36. 36. Kitchen  Cooking area  4.6m x 15m  includes a small table and chair for the kitchen in- charge  Wash - 4m x 2.5m  Store room - 4m x 3m  Staff café - 4m x 3m  Room service - 2.5m x 2.5m
  37. 37.  Cooking area includes:  four separate sections with cooking ranges for various cuisines  grill  two clay ovens  counter for storage  freezers and chillers for cold storage  Distance between cooking range and storage counter – 2.3m  Order slips are hung on the wall by preference by many hooks, facing the cooking area
  38. 38. Cooking area
  39. 39.  Cooking range  top - 0.6 x 1.35m  depth - 0.9m  Chillers in-built in the counters  Freezers separately placed  All cooking ranges, counters, chillers are of stainless steel  Wash area has two regions for cleaning and drying  Exhaust ducts provided
  40. 40. Cooking range, chiller, grill, clay oven
  41. 41. Wash
  42. 42.  Cooking gas supplied through pipeline  LPG cylinders stored in the ground floor  Store room  shelves for utensils and crockery  Staff café  small table and four chairs  Room service  table and chair, intercom  Slate floor tiles  Plastered walls
  43. 43. Staff café, room service
  44. 44. Cooking gas
  45. 45.  Emergency exit near the staff cafe  Emergency exit door opens inwards  Leads to a spiral staircase  Staircase and railing  Iron  width 0.8m  riser 0.15m  tread 0.3m
  46. 46. Emergency exit in the kitchen
  47. 47. Lobby  1.15m wide  Carpeted  Walls plastered  Air conditioned  Fans used to dry carpet after washing  Windows in the lobby near the staircase  Windows – white frame, plain glass, no safety grills  Heavy curtains used on the windows  Sill level – 0.7m from the floor
  48. 48. Lobby on the third floor
  49. 49.  Service ducts in the lobby  telephone, water, Wi-Fi and electricity  Doors of service ducts are camouflaged  painted the same as the walls  AC ducts  In the lobby near the window, on the roof  Fire extinguishers for electrical fires  Each fire extinguisher – 2kg capacity
  50. 50. Service ducts in the lobby - water and electricity
  51. 51. Wi-Fi and telephone
  52. 52. Service entrance  On the southern side  Metal grills around the entrance  Manned by security guard  Finger print reader  Restricted entry  Leads to the maintenance department
  53. 53. Service & staff entrance on the southern side
  54. 54. Maintenance office
  55. 55. Panel room  Located on the ground floor  Panel boards  AC  Electricity  Water  Telephone  Wi-Fi  Also hold transformers  BESCOM and BWSSB meters
  56. 56. Panel room
  57. 57. Diesel generators  Located on the ground floor  Diesel generators  Two nos. 1.25l and 2.5l  Separate generators reduce load and over heating  The diesel is stored in tanks under the generators  Geysers used two times a day for a total of four hours
  58. 58. 1.25l generator
  59. 59. Diesel generator and kitchen exhaust on the terrace
  60. 60. Water storage  Underground sump on the eastern side  Capacity 27,000l  Both bore well and BWSSB lines used  Private tankers not required
  61. 61. Geyser and water softener  Located on the fifth floor  Capacity of geyser – 2500l  Capacity of water softener – 1000l  Diesel burner used for geyser  Water softener  filtering resin needs to be replaced every year  Two fire extinguishers  5kg capacity each  Elevator maintenance room is also here
  62. 62. Geyser, water softener
  63. 63. Elevators  Two elevators  Public elevator and service elevator  Public elevator placed near the staircase  1.83m x 1.52m  Capacity – 612kg  9 persons  Connects ground floor, first floor, second floor, third floor and fourth floor
  64. 64.  Service lift placed in the service areas  1.22m x 1.52m  5 persons  Connects ground floor maintenance department, first floor, second floor, third floor and fourth floor kitchen  Elevator maintenance room in the fifth floor  Accessed by a metal door  Door opens outwards
  65. 65. Lift m/c room
  66. 66. AC plants  Two plants  For 32 rooms  Located on the terrace  A staircase in the buffet area on the fourth floor leads to the terrace  Wooden staircase  No railing  width 0.8m  each tread flanked by indoor potted plants
  67. 67. AC plants for the 32 rooms
  68. 68. Staircase in the restaurant leading to the AC plants
  69. 69. Energy consumption  Electricity 450 units per day  AC – 75 units per day  Water – generally bore well water used  Bore well water – 27000l per day  BWSSB – 5000l per day  Diesel – 250l per day  Geyser – 12l per day  Cooking gas – 19kg per day  One commercial cylinder per day
  70. 70. Safety measures  Fire extinguishers  2kg fire extinguishers  In the lobbies near the service ducts and staircases  5kg fire extinguishers  In the kitchen, near lift m/c room, diesel burner, geyser and water softener  10kg fire extinguishers  In the maintenance department near the diesel generators, diesel storage tanks, LPG cylinder storage and pipeline
  71. 71.  Fire exits  Exit in the kitchen  Windows on the eastern and southern side can be used during emergencies for rescue  No security cameras  Property manned by four security guards
  72. 72. Inference  Building faces east  However only lobbies open on the east  Heavy curtains used on the windows in the lobbies  Therefore, direct sunlight can be avoided  Interiors  Simple and elegant  Plastered walls with paints of light hues  Focus on mood lighting  Suiting the business atmosphere
  73. 73.  Rooms  Windows on the north or south  Hence, direct sunlight is avoided  Air conditioning is rarely required as the climate is temperate and the windows provide adequate ventilation  Circulation and space utilization is appropriate and meet ideal design standards  Shower rooms  Circulation and space utilization is appropriate and meet ideal design standards
  74. 74.  Restaurant  The column in the buffet area is an obstruction  Natural lighting with windows on the north and eastern side  Otherwise, circulation and space utilization is appropriate and meet ideal design standards  Kitchen  Circulation and space utilization is appropriate and meet ideal design standards  Cooking area is hygienic and well maintained  Vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes cooked in the same area
  75. 75.  Lobbies  The service ducts are camouflaged  Service ducts are easily accessible  Fire safety – fire extinguishers  Carpeted floor – prevents slipping but can be dangerous during fire  Staircases and elevators  Meet the standards of ideal dimensions  Finger print recognition at the service entry provides additional security
  76. 76.  Fire exits  Fire exit sign boards are displayed but fire exit plan not displayed anywhere  Only one fire exit i.e., in the kitchen  The door leading to the fire exit opens inwards whereas it is supposed to open outwards  The windows on the east and north are not grilled, hence can be used for rescue during emergencies  Fire extinguishers  Capacities – 2kg, 5kg and 10kg  Placed at appropriate spots
  77. 77. Acknowledgement I would like to express my gratitude to all those who gave me the opportunity to complete this case study successfully, Mr. Kunal – Manager, Hotel Silicrest Mr. Lavit – Restaurant manager, Silsila Mr. Mahadev – Technical manager Mr. Rupesh – Housekeeping supervisor Mr. Punith Benard

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