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Urban haat at belapur
Urban Haat is an ever-permanent fair for Crafts, Food
and Cultural Activities. The craftsmen from va...
Site plan of urban haat
Location: the site is near to the belapur railway
station in sector 29.the site is located at
cron...
Type of planning and
design concept
The site is hilly terrain which is sloping towards the
main roads. The planning is don...
Cluster design detail for
stall
c
area of each stall is fixed to15 sqm considering the
space required for artists for disp...
activities at urban haat
The main objective of urban haat is to promote and sell
indian arts and crafts in urban areas by ...
Photographs:
Amphitheatre
sittings
a ramp to
access the
amphitheatre
and
toilet block at
vicinity.
Photographs showing different levels at urban haat,
water fountain placed in the surroundings and abundance
of nature on t...
Urban Haat Navi-Mumbai case study.
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Urban Haat Navi-Mumbai case study.

Urban haat is a new concept introduced by Indian government to promote art and craft. It is a setting of market in urban areas for artists from different parts of india to sell their products in the city.

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Urban Haat Navi-Mumbai case study.

  1. 1. Urban haat at belapur Urban Haat is an ever-permanent fair for Crafts, Food and Cultural Activities. The craftsmen from various areas and the cultural happenings provide a panoramic view of richness and diversity of handicrafts and artifacts. The concept of urban haat is to provide space to artisan and craftsmen of india to exhibit and sell their handicrafts, therefore cutting the middle agencies. Urban haat serves as a regular place for artisans to exhibit and sell their art such as handicrafts, handloom, leather goods, hand carved wooden furniture etc. Urban haat is located in belapur at the centre of navi Mumbai. The site is next the cbd railway station.
  2. 2. Site plan of urban haat Location: the site is near to the belapur railway station in sector 29.the site is located at croner of cross junction of nirmaladevi marg and sakaram patil marg. Topography: Undulating terrain with hill at the centre and slope towards the surrounding roads. The site provides panoramic view of the areas surrounding it. Climate: The climate here is tropical. During most months of the year, there is significant rainfall in Navi Mumbai. The average annual temperature in Navi Mumbai is 26.8 °C. The rainfall here averages 3044 mm. Surroundings: belapur is planned as central commercial and cultural centre for people of navi Mumbai. Raigad bhavan, Cidco bhavan, nmmc, reserve bank of india, mtnl are some of the administrative offices which are situated in belapur. Artist village which is low cost housing for artisans is located in belapur. With metro project being implemented in navi Mumbai there is great chances of development in all the sectors. Belapur is also surrounded by lush greenery all around.
  3. 3. Type of planning and design concept The site is hilly terrain which is sloping towards the main roads. The planning is done keeping in mind the pedestrians circulation and site contours. the site is planned in such a way that it minimise the excavation cost by building a retaining wall around the site and locating structural components at the periphery of the wall. cluster planning is incorporated for designing of stalls. Local construction method is used in the urban haat project in belapur. the height of structures are limited to one storey. Use of contours is visible in planning of urban haat. Different levels that are created on the site separates different activities taking place simultaneously. Natural landscape is maintained wherever possible on the site. bamboo trees is planted throughout the site. Curbing around trees and plants is done to prevent any damage to the trees. With abundance of nature in place, the urban haat has become popular among nature lovers and shop goers in the city. Urban haat at belapur gives the city shop goers a varied experience of shopping in natural surrounding. The visitors are intimidated by the feeling of exclusion and peaceful environment with sound of classical music reaching to their ears. People feel close to nature while walking along the pedestrian pathway looking at stalls selling handicrafts on one side and nature on the other.
  4. 4. Cluster design detail for stall c area of each stall is fixed to15 sqm considering the space required for artists for displaying, storage and other household activities. Each cluster has two stalls sharing a common rubble wall and two vault has been constructed as a roof which are supported by beams resting on these walls. The vault roof is made of bricks and concrete and pieces of coloured ceramic tiles used for surface treatment. Exposed rubble walls and vault roofing treated with coloured ceramic tiles is the main design features of the clusters.
  5. 5. activities at urban haat The main objective of urban haat is to promote and sell indian arts and crafts in urban areas by setting up stalls and exhibition centre for artists from different parts of india. The urban haat complex is provided with a food court which aims to organise food festivals. In food festivals, visitors can experience crusines from different part of the country. Other cultural activities such as music concerts, and social awareness programs are held in the amphitheatre inside urban haat. All events are timely organised throughout the month and event information is displayed to people who visit the place. Spaces and area are as follows: 1 Ticket booth 15 sqm 2 Administration 60 sqm 3 Stalls 50 no’s,15 sqm each=750 sqm 4 Amphitheatre 150-200 capacity 5 Food court 120 sqm 6 Exhibition centre 75 sqm 7 Toilets 3 blocks on site
  6. 6. Photographs: Amphitheatre sittings a ramp to access the amphitheatre and toilet block at vicinity.
  7. 7. Photographs showing different levels at urban haat, water fountain placed in the surroundings and abundance of nature on the site that keeps the micro-climate under control.

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