A.p. kanvinde


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A.p. kanvinde

  2. 2. LIFE HISTORY From 1916 to 2002. Ar. A.P. Kanvinde belonged to the very small village of Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra. Kanvinde graduated architecture from the “J.J. School of Arts”, Mumbai, in 1942. He was then sent by the government of India to study at “Harvard University”. There he worked under Walter Gropous and was influenced by his thinking and teaching. Kanvinde was also influenced by his father, who was portrait and landscape painter.
  3. 3. LIFE HISTORY When he retuned to India he joined the council for “Scientific and Industrial Research”. In 1985 he was the winner of IIA “BABURAO MHATRE GOLD MEDAL”. In the early 50’s Kanvinde established a private practice in new Delhi with Shaukat Rai , a civil engineer , who had been with him at Harvard. They established a firm ”Kanvinde and Rai” which received and executed many important commissions. He practiced perfectly for 55 years, he was
  4. 4. LIFE HISTORY His buildings were simple and he used to tell the students” ARCHITECTURE IS NOT A MUSEUM OF MATERIAL”.
  5. 5. PHILOSOPHY Kanvinde plays with space and forms. His designs are slender, balanced, proportionate, neat and well crafted. The building is important but most important is the gate of the user. Example is “Isckon Temple”. He gave much more importance to the natural light. He gave such a form to the building that it can solve the problem of ventilation as well as excessive heat . He believed in Vernacular Architecture. He believed that the image should be such
  6. 6. HIS DESIGN CONCEPTS An art can be to nourish the senses. Art is purely an aesthetic exercise. He believed that a grid of columns forming a matrix giving structural and spatial aspect would turn a design to more sophisticated and faceted. He treated his building with “VASTUSHASTRA”. He also used Vernacular Architecture in foreign.
  7. 7. ISCKON TEMPLE It is built in 1998 and it is located in New Delhi. The project is situated on a sloping site and covers an area of 3 acres with the slope of 8 meters in relation to road level. Deity spaces are located at the highest level. It has assembly hall for 400 people. The building was constructed of reinforced concrete frame structure and clad with red and white stone finish.
  8. 8. ISCKON TEMPLE Services spaces like kitchen, dinning areas for devotees, offices are located at the lower level. Other activities are :- Multimedia cultural center. Auditorium. Animistic presentation museum. Dormitory for devotees. Small shopping areas. Restaurant and offices. Temple is around an informal court with sunk garden spaces. There are cascades all around and waterfalls to create ambience.
  9. 9. I.I.T., KANPUR It is established in 1959-66 and is located on the outskirts of the city of Kanpur in U.P.. The important objective of the program of this institute was intellectual and cultural stimulation. The building is harmonious in character. The site is flat with the canal on one side and transportation route on the other side. The Academic Complex is located centrally at the site and free from traffic noise. Pedestrian and vehicular traffic are completely segregated.
  10. 10. I.I.T., KANPUR The academic complex comprises a library , lecture halls , faculty building , a computer center, workshops and area for cultural facilities. It is open form with linking corridors and space penetrating through , thus providing shelter from the extremely hot sun and also allow breezes.
  11. 11. I.I.T., KANPUR The library forms an important part of the whole complex. It is a framed structure based on grid. The whole building is built in R.C.C with a brick facade. the whole structure gives a very beautiful play of shad and shadow. (Water creating micro climatic effect)
  12. 12. I.I.T., KANPUR All these building components are interlinked by detached 2 leveled corridors which is not only the facility for cross-ventilation but also allow for future growth. An underground service tunnel runs along these corridors.
  13. 13. I.I.T., KANPUR The external surfaces, whether of concrete or brick are left exposed to obviate recurring maintenance costs and to enhance the aesthetic appeal . The structural system consist of reinforced concrete frames and slabs with available brick curtain wall.
  14. 14. I.I.T., DELHI It is established in 1961. “Nehru University” is adjoining at the southern edge. The site is available near “Qutab Minar Complex” which is a landmark place in the colorful history of Delhi. The Institute campus is about 19 Km. away from the Delhi Main Railway Station, 14 Km. from the New Delhi Railway Station, 21 Km. from the Inter-State Bus Terminal and 10 Km from Delhi Airport. It is well connected to the major city centers
  15. 15. I.I.T., DELHI The campus area has been divided into four functional zones : Residential zone for students. Residential zone for the faculty and staff. Academic zone for academic buildings and workshops. Cultural-cum-social and recreational zone for students. Each department is a separate entity with a courtyard. The main academic building accommodates various teaching and research activities. Two outer residential zones are separated from the central academic zone by canals and
  16. 16. I.I.T., DELHI The site being longitudinal in shape, two academic zones have been located mid-way between the two residential zones in order to reduce walking distance. The main academic building accommodates various teaching and research activities. Heavy engineering laboratories are placed on the ground floor, light laboratories on the first floor.
  17. 17. I.I.T., DELHI The tutorial rooms, classrooms and project rooms are located on the second floor. Separate offices have been provided to every member of the teaching staff next to his laboratory. Large lecture theatres with modern amenities and equipment for sound and projection are located in the courtyards between departments for common use.
  18. 18. I.I.T., DELHIMechanical
  19. 19. I.I.T., DELHI The plan anticipated the capacity of 5000 students. To balance the horizontality of building, vertical columns were added in the front facade.
  21. 21. LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI NATIONAL ACADEMY OFADMINISTRATION,MUSSOORIE It was constructed around 1994. This building is situated at Mussoorie. The side is contoured. The LBSNAA is the academy for the I.A.S.officer’s training. It is a reinforced concrete framed structure. This building has two block. The one block for administration, it knownas Dhuruvshila. And the other block have dinning hall, V.I.P.lounge at ground floor and library at the firstfloor, this building is known as Karmshila.
  22. 22. LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI NATIONAL ACADEMY OFADMINISTRATION,MUSSOORIE The coffer slab is used in this building.In this building the Ar. A.P. Kanvinde used thedifferent styles of the windows. The elevation is finished with the grit finish. The sloping roof covered with the aluminumsheet, these sheets are used for preventing theseepage. He used skylights for lighting and as anelement.
  24. 24. LIBRARY
  26. 26. WINDOWS
  27. 27. DINING HALL
  28. 28. V.I.P LOUNGE