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TOPIC – To Give Tribute to the THE HALL OF NATIONS , Delhi

NAME: Pratima Karri (@archpratima [IG] @pratimaarch [FB])
COLLEGE – Maestro School Of Planning and Architecture , Vijayawada
YEAR – 4th year B arch (2016-21)
CATEGORY: Commercial

Elaboration :

Introduction :
The ‘ Hall of nations ‘ is the permanent exhibition space which was designed by Architect Raj Rewal in 1972 and constructed in 22 months . Its large-span cast-in-situ concrete space frames were the first of their kind to be built in the world which was situated in Delhi , Pragati Maidan . It had a clear span of 78 metres and height 30 meters.

The Concept has been taken from the re-examining the Form of Hall Of Nations – The outcome is CUBE : Design derivative .
The cubes are arranged resulting to the bulging from the lesser base to the largest top : Cantilevers

Basic Unit – Cube
Material – R.C.C
Construction system – Space frame
Largest span – 97 meters
Height – 34.1 metres with 5 mezzanine