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1 DILLI HAAT
Dilli Haat has been planned as a democratic space in the city. Public space is integrated with a backdrop of a food and craft market to create an ambience reminiscent of traditional Indian bazaars. This is an egalitarian space where people from all sections of the society come to buy crafts, to eat, to relax and to engage in diverse social interaction. Unlike the traditional weekly market, the village Haat, Dilli Haat is permanent. Some shops are permanent but other sellers are rotated, usually for fifteen days. Products offered may include rosewood and sandalwood carvings, embellished camel hide footwear, sophisticated fabric and drapery, gems, beads, brassware, metal crafts, and silk and wool fabrics. Shows promoting handicrafts and handlooms are held at the exhibition hall in the complex. To sell wares, there is an application process and spaces are allocated according to which state the seller is from. On festive occasions activities like mehandi, friendship band making, calligraphy, name writing on rice grain etc also take place.

1.1 PURPOSE OF CASE STUDY


To study the various permanent structures, temporary structures, display systems of shops and the activities associated with each area.

1.2 AREA DISTRIBUTION


Dilli Haat covers an area of 2.4 hectares (6 acres) of land. The site was reclaimed by covering a storm water drain with slab. The entire area has been divided into several spaces, they are administrative offices, shopping street, food courts, meeting hall, public toilets, drinking water area, and amphitheater respectively. The buildings, constructed in exposed brick and stone, with shady verandahs have been inspired by the vernacular architecture of the region (Refer Plate 1).

Plate 1: Dilli Haat Plan


Permanent Built Structures Landscape Area Semi- Permanent Structure Circulation Spine + Shopping Street

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1.3 CIRCULATION
The circulation space of Dilli Haat is mainly linear with few diversions from the main street. The entrance plaza leads to the arrival area which consists of the souvenir shops and craft shops. The arrival plaza further leads to the main shopping street which has the covered shops, semi covered shops, open shops/ kiosks and the public toilets. This in turn leads to the food courts and ends at the amphitheater which is the termination point of Dilli Haat (Refer Plate 2).
Tribes India Shops Central Plaza

Crafts Stalls

Administrativ e Office
Central Plaza

Entrance

Crafts Stalls

Food Court Open Air Theatre

Crafts Stalls Souvenir Shops

Public Toilets

Food Court

Meeting Hall

Plate 2: Circulation at Dilli Haat

1.4 SPATIAL ELEMENTS


1.4.1 Built Spaces The built space include the permanent shops, administrative office, meeting hall, food courts and some of the permanent seating structures that have been made around the food courts. The permanent shops are exposed brick structures which have roofs made from tukdi slab (Refer Plate 3, Figure 1). The walls of these shops are white from inside while all the display shelves are wooden covered with glass to create an ethnic as well as modern look. Recessed ceiling lights have been used with 42 fans and air conditioning. False ceiling has been made on the sides with wooden beams. For the floor, off-white colored tiles 2x2 have been used. The meeting hall and the administrative office are also exposed brick structures so as to maintain uniformity in the entire area while the food courts have mosaic work on their external facade to create an interesting look and at the same time break the monotony. The Permanent shops are constructed with exposed brick and stone having vaulted roofs and their flooring is done with brick tiles. The ceiling is made with tukdi slab which have four beams each. The permanent size of the shops is 8x10x12. All the permanent shops have shelves for displaying their materials. One of the shelves measures 6x2 which was adequate for display while the other shelf on the side measured 5x8 which was in adequate for display. All the shops are white in color from inside while they give an ethnic look from the outside. Each of the shops has tube lights and CFLs and they also have one ceiling fan each.

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Figure 1: Permanent Shops at Dilli Haat

Figure 2: Permanent Seating Arrangement at Food Court

Figure 3: Section through Permanent Shops

Figure 4: Ticket Windows at the Entrance

Plate 3: Built Spaces at Dilli Haat

1.4.2 Semi Open The semi open areas include the cafeterias, shops and verandahs. The flooring for all three of them was done in Agra Red stone tiles 2x2. The roofs of the verandahs were made in tukdi slab supported with wooden beams and MS angles (Refer Plate 4, Figure 2). Some of the cafeterias are decorated with a colored textile to provide shade while some of them are left entirely open (Refer Plate 4, Figure 3). The amphitheatre has a green room attached at its back side which is also made of exposed brick structure (Refer Plate 4, Figure 3). The stage area is covered with Kotastone tiles 2x2 with its edges of granite while its steps are covered with Red Agra stone tiles 2x1. The diameter of the amphitheatre is 286, the tread of its steps is 1ft and riser is 6.

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Figure 1: Semi-Open Shops at Dilli Haat

Figure 2: Tukdi Slabs

Figure 3: Amphitheatre

Figure 4: Semi-Open Cafeteria

Plate 4: Semi-Open Spaces at Dilli Haat

1.4.3 Open areas The open areas include the temporary kiosks that are set up for the selling of traditional materials and the food court areas which are entirely left open. Their roofs have been made using bamboo and cane which are supported by MS angles and MS rods. Also their roof is covered with a tripal which extends in the front and sides so as to increase their display area. The people display their wares on a raised platform which is made from brick (Refer Plate 5, Figure 1, 2, 3 & 4). Each kiosk is provided with tube lights and CFLs with each having a wall fan. They use 2-3 of the area outside their kiosks for display and also hang their products on the poles. The outdoor seating provided in the food courts is open and collapsible furniture is set up for people during the day. The color scheme of each food court is as per its theme and the representative colors of that state.

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Figure 1: Open Shops at Dilli Haat

Figure 2: Open Stalls at Dilli Haat

Figure 3: Open Stalls at Dilli Haat

Figure 4: Open Stalls at Dilli Haat

Plate 5: Open Spaces at Dilli Haat

1.5 LANDSCAPING
The paving in Dilli Haat has four types of stone used ie: brick tiles, Agra Red stone, Kotastone and Delhi Quartzite. In the veranda area Red Agra stone has been used for the flooring while in the interior of the shops Agra Red stone has been used. In the central circulation area a combination of brick tiles and Red Agra stone has been used (Refer Plate 6, Figure 1 & 2). In some areas concrete blocks have also been used for paving.

Figure 1: Paving at Dilli Haat

Figure 2: Paving with Plants

Plate 6: Landscaping at Dilli Haat

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The circulation spine is also landscaped with platforms made around it for people to sit and also for evening activities like selling of wooden toys etc.

1.6 COLOR SCHEME


The color scheme of Dilli Haat is traditional. All earthy colors have been used like brick red, browns , red, mustard etc. along with the colors used the colorful items displayed enhance the look of the entire area with their bright colors.

1.7 SIGNAGE
The signages are made of Agra Red stone with the area names engraved in them both in English and Hindi with arrows indicating the direction of each place (Refer Plate 7, Figure 1 & 2). All the signages are supported with MS rods.

Figure 1: Signage at Entrance

Figure 2: Signage outside Food Court

Plate 7: Signage at Dilli Haat

1.8 MERITS
Both permanent and temporary kiosks have adequate space for products.

1.9 DEMERITS
Shelves provided inside the permanent kiosks are very small, thus inadequate for keeping wares Signages can be improved and can be more eye catchy.

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2 CHOKHI DHANI
Capturing the spirit of Rajasthan and ensuring the perfect Rajasthani experience is Chokhi Dhani, a unique Village Resort. Chokhi Dhani literally means a fine hamlet i.e. a quintessential village that offers an ideal pastoral experience. Away from the urban life the quaint mud and thatch dwellings in the resort give the right blend of traditions - modern amenities in typical ethnic environment. Chokhi Dhani Village has been the mirror of Rajasthani culture since 1989. Started as part of ambiance for a restaurant, over the years it has evolved as a tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life of this most colourful state in the country. Today, the name of Chokhi Dhani is synonymous with Rajasthani culture throughout the country. 2.1

PURPOSE OF CASE STUDY

To study the various structures and with the activity associated to each of them and to understand the traditional Rajasthani elements incorporated in those structures.

2.2 AREA DISTRIBUTION


Chokhi Dhani village is spread over 10 acres of beautifully landscaped area for a rustic look, it is dotted with machaans & platforms where different folk artists perform concurrently. The entire area has been divided into several spaces. They are the entrance , arrival plaza, performance areas , food areas, craft stalls, gaming area, amphitheaters, traditional huts, public toilets, drinking water and activities like astrology, fortune telling, palm reading etc. The buildings are cemented structures painted with mud colour to give a realistic mud structure look (Refer Plate 1).

Plate 1: Plan of Chokhi Dhani

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2.3 CIRCULATION
The movement space in Chokhi Dhani is in circular pattern with the craft bazaar located at the centre and the food area, amphitheatre, performance areas, traditional huts, maize, gaming areas, public services, activities like camel and elephant ride etc located at the periphery (Refer Plate 2)
Food Area

Entry/Exit

Ticket & Brochure Counter

Open Air Activity Areas

Open Air Performance Area Area for Camel & Elephant Safari Haat Bazaar Maze Gaming Stalls Plate 2: Circulation at Chokhi Dhani Craft Stall Swings Area

Open Air Theatre Traditional Huts

Open Air Theatre

2.4 SPATIAL ELEMENTS


2.4.1 Built spaces The built spaces in Chokhi Dhani village include the entrance, arrival plaza, food area, craft stalls, gaming areas, public toilets, drinking water, traditional huts. All these structures are cemented and painted with mud colour giving a realistic village look with traditional Rajasthani painted walls in bright colours. The walls of the entrance and the arrival plaza are decorated with niches, lanterns and colourful designs in on the walls (Refer Plate 3, Figure 1 & 2). The food areas are also cemented with mud colour paint on the walls and colourful paintings on its exterior. The steps to the food area are covered with Agra red stone with its tread 1 and riser 4. The ceiling is cemented and covered with terracotta tiles creating and ethnic look. The craft stalls are all permanent structures having mustard colour interiors (Refer Plate 3, Figure 4). Each craft stall has have wooden and glass shelves for displaying products while some of the products are also displayed on the walls. All gaming stalls which are also permanent in nature have an asbestos sheet below the ceiling. These stalls do not have any permanent shelves in them, they are only provided with wooden tables for setting up the games which can be removed when required. The public service areas are well decorated with niches and bright coloured paintings on the walls (Refer Plate 3, Figure 3). The traditional huts represent the ethnic Rajasthani culture. The ceilings of the built structures are cemented and are covered with thatch so as to create a realistic village look

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Figure 1: Entrance of ticket counter

Figure 2: wall decorated with niches

Figure 3: Built structure for drinking water

Figure 4: Permanently built stalls

Plate 3: Built Spaces at Chokhi Dhani

2.4.2 Semi open The semi open spaces in Chokhi Dhani include the performance areas, verandas, semi covered seating areas, activities like puppet shows etc. The performance areas and semi covered seating areas have cemented platforms painted in brick red colour which are covered with thatched roofs (Refer Plate 4, Figure 1 & 3). On the other hand the veranda area outside the permanent stalls have a raised platform about 16 high on which temporary craft stalls are put up (Refer Plate 4, Figure 2). The roofs of the verandas are made with slabs of Agra red stone. Shelves of size 2x9x9 are made on the backside walls of these temporary stalls which are used by the craftsmen for the display of their products. The craftsmen display their products on the platform itself and also in open plywood cabinets.

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Figure 1: Thatched roof covering

Figure 2: Veranda area with stalls

Figure 3: Semi open performance area

Plate 4: Semi-Open Spaces at Chokhi Dhani

2.4.3 Open spaces The open spaces in Chokhi Dhani village include the amphitheaters, open seating areas, activities like astrology, palm reading, fortune telling, swings for children and camel and elephant rides. One of the amphitheaters measures about 30x15 with steps have tread 1 and riser 7 (Refer Plate 5, Figure 3). For seating people khatias are provided in front on the amphitheater. The other amphitheater is 15-20 in diameter and has steps which have tread 26 and riser 8 for people to sit on. The open seating areas provided at varying intervals in the Chokhi Dhani are of varying lengths. Their width is 3 and height 16. These seating areas are cushioned with cotton mattress to provide comfort (Refer Plate 5, Figure 1). Activities like fortune telling, astrology etc take place on platforms either round or square in shape ranging from 7- 12 in size. All the above mentioned activities take place on cemented platforms which are covered with brick red paint and decorated with patterns in green, yellow and white colour (Refer Plate 5, Figure 2).

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Figure 1: Open seating area

Figure 2: Platforms for temporary activities

Figure 3: Open air theatres at Chokhi Dhani

Plate 5: Open Spaces at Chokhi Dhani

2.5 LANDSCAPING
The entire area of Chokhi Dhani has mud flooring. Certain areas are covered with Agra red stone tiles 2x2 used for the platform areas and the gaming stalls while the flooring of the haat bazaar area is done with kota stone tiles size 2x2. Trees such as neem, gulmohar, small shrubs etc and lanterns are put up in the entire area to create a typical Rajasthani village atmosphere (Refer Plate 6, Figure 1 & 2).

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Figure 1: Ethnic lanterns

Figure 2: Permanent landscape elements

Plate 6: Landscaping at Chokhi Dhani

2.6 COLOUR SCHEME


The entire area of Chokhi Dhani has made use of bright and earthy colours. All the structures have been coloured mustard while all the platforms and stairs have been coloured in brick red colour. All the paintings on the walls are done in green, yellow, blue, red, and white colours. Together the entire colour scheme of the area creates a traditional Rajasthani village atmosphere (Refer Plate 7, Figure 1 & 2).

Figure 1 & 2: Ethnic and traditional Rajasthani use of colours at Chokhi Dhani

Plate 7: Colour Schemes at Chokhi Dhani

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2.7 SIGNAGE
In Chokhi Dhani the signage are either made on stone and painted yellow or they are made on iron plated and painted red with the name of the place written both in English & Hindi and arrows indicating the direction of the specified area (Refer Plate 8, Figure 1).

Figure 1: Signage at Chokhi Dhani

Plate 8: Signage at Chokhi Dhani

2.8 MERITS
The Chokhi Dhani craft village is a tasteful representation of the traditional Rajasthani village culture. The layout of the village is well planned, allocating adequate space for each activity.

2.9 DEMERITS
Since Chokhi Dhani village has mud flooring in the entire area, during the monsoons it becomes very slushy, this makes the place inconvenient for the visitors. Certain areas of the village have improper lighting.

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3 FLEA MARKET- SELECT CITY WALK


The Flea Nite on Wednesdays is a very popular and vibrant market which is put up at the first floor balcony in Select Citywalk Mall, Saket between 4PM to 11PM. In terms of products apparel, home furnishings, jewellery, handicrafts, garden equipment accessories, pots and plants, home dcor, fashion accessories, kids wear and accessories, bags, adoption of puppies, stationary and gift items are available. Besides this live music, caricature and tarot are some of the highlights of the flea market. To set up a stall at the flea market the product photographs and the samples have to be shown at the office of Select Citywalk.

3.1 PURPOSE OF CASE STUDY


To study temporary shopping activities at the flea market and in order to see how tensile structures are set up for such periodic activities.

3.2 AREA DISTRIBUTION


The entire area occupied by the flea market is on the L-shaped balcony located at the first floor of the mall. The market consists of 20- 25 stalls, each having an area of 60sq ft. The balcony has a clear width of 14ft out of which a distance of 7.5ft is occupied with the tents and the space available for walking varies from 4ft- 5ft (Refer Plate 1).

Balcony

Plate 1: Plan Showing Balcony at Select City Walk

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3.3 CIRCULATION
The circulation in the flea market is in a linear pattern however the direction of movement depends on the entry of the person. One may enter from the any one of the two doors located at either ends of the market and then move in a linear pattern towards the opposite end. A person may also enter from the two doors located centrally and then and may chose to go in either direction as he/she pleases (Refer Plate 2).
Entry/Exit Entry/Exit Entry/Exit

Permanent Structures

Balcony Entry/Exit Temporary Tented Structures

Plate 2: Plan Showing Balcony at Select City Walk

3.4 SPATIAL ELEMENTS


The tensile structures used at the flea market of select city walk are canopy tents (Refer Plate 3, Figure 1). Their top frame is constructed from iron in the shape of a square pyramid which is welded. Further iron poles are attached to the top frame which is screwed to the ground. The top frame is covered with polyester canvas which is water proof and is tied to the frame with ropes. Also the poles of the tent are draped to create elegance and soften the look. Lighting in the tents is provided with electricity from the mall. Light holders in groups of four are attached to the hook which is situated in the center of the frame of the tent and incandescent bulbs are fixed in each of these holders (Refer Plate 3, Figure 3). The mall authority provides 3 tables and 2 chairs with covers for each tent and stands hangers etc have to be carried if required by the people who display their products.

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Figure 1: View of Tent

Figure 2: Iron Poles

Figure 3: Lights for the Tents

Figure 4: Evening View of Flea Market

Plate 3: Spatial Elements at Flea Market, Select City Walk

3.5 LANDSCAPING
Since the flea market is put up in the premise of the mall, the flooring used in the balcony is unpolished granite tiles, size 2x1 with small marble tiles of size 4x4 placed in between to from a design pattern (Refer Plate 4, Figure 1). The ambience of the area is enhanced using small pots which are placed in clusters around small plants which are planted in squares enclosed by granite slabs. Potted plants are also placed along the length of the balcony near the tents (Refer Plate 4, Figure 1 & 2).

Figure 1: Plants along the Length of the Market

Figure 2: Pots clustered around a small plant

Plate 4: Landscaping at Flea Market, Select City Walk

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3.6 COLOUR SCHEME


The tensile structures that are set up in the Flea Market, Select City Walk are all light grey in color. But at the same time liveliness is created with the green plants at frequent intervals, the display of colorful products and the well-lit environment during the evening time.

3.7 SIGNAGE
The signage used in flea market is made of cardboard which is covered with brown textured paper and has bears the name of either the products sold or the name of the designer. It is then hung up on the front side of the stall (Refer Plate 5, Figure 1).

Figure 1: Signage at Flea Market

Plate 5: Signage at Flea Market, Select City Walk

3.8 MERITS
A good periodic entertainment activity during the week.

3.9 DEMERITS
Inadequate circulation space in the market.

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4 MYSTIQUE CENTER- KINGDOM OF DREAMS


The Mystique center is located on the first floor in the culture gully at the Kingdom of Dreams. It has activities which predict the future like astrology, palmistry, tarot card reading and numerology.

4.1 AREA DISTRIBUTION


The Mystique center at the kingdom of dreams is a rectangular area with a slight projection on one side which looks like a part of a decagon. The total available area for the Mystique center is approximately 36x26 which consists of five kiosks each of size 8x8. In each kiosk different activities take place with palmistry taking place in two of them (Refer Plate 1).

Tarot Card Reading Astrology

Numerology

To Toilets

Entry/Exit

Shelves

Tarot Card Reading Palmistry

Plate 1: Plan of Mystique Center

4.2 PURPOSE OF CASE STUDY


To understand the area distribution of each activity in the Mystique center so as to incorporate it in the design prototype of 500sqft.

4.3 CIRCULATION
The bridge on the first floor leads to a passage which leads to the entry of the Mystique center. All the kiosks are located on the edges of the Mystique center with the circulation being central and the circulation area being 20x10 (Refer Plate 2).

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Shelves Palmistry

Tarot Card Reading Circulation Space Entry/Exit

To Toilets

Tarot Card Reading

Numerology

Computer Table

Astrology

Plate 2: Circulation at Mystic Center

4.4 SPATIAL ELEMENTS


The entire area of Mystique center has kiosks where activities such as astrology, palmistry, tarot card reading, numerology etc take place (Refer Plate 3, Figure 1 & 2). Each of the kiosks is 8x8 in size with a tented look. The frame of the kiosk is made from iron while it has a broad square wooden base at the bottom for better support. Each of these activities foretell the future of people in their own unique way. Ceiling & Walls: The ceiling and walls are installed with wooden panels which are painted with shlokas in Sanskrit with golden color (Refer Plate 3, Figure 2, 3 & 4). The surroundings of Mystique center are decorated with ethnic shelves, lanterns and mirrors. Also, smoke detectors and speakers are installed on the ceiling at frequent intervals. Pictures of tarot cards are framed and hung on the ceiling throughout the Mystique center. Flooring: The flooring consists of tiles of different sizes 1x1, 2x1, and 2x2 which are arranged in a geometrical pattern, somewhere vertical an somewhere horizontal (Refer Plate 3, Figure 6). Upholstery & Tapestry: Each of these kiosks is hung from hooks which are attached to the ceiling and are covered with rich colored velvet, silk and tissue cloth.

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Services: For lighting, each kiosk is equipped with one CFL light each hanging from the ceiling and a table lamp with central air conditioning in the entire area. Tables provided in the kiosks are of size 3x16x16 while the sofas are 46x26x16. The Mystique center has yellow bracket light which are installed to create a personal atmosphere (Refer Plate 3, Figure 3).

Figure 1: Activity Kiosk at Mystique Center

Figure 2: Activity Kiosk at Mystique Center

Figure 3: Wall at Mystique Center

Figure 4: Ceiling at Mystique Center

Figure 5: Interior Elements at Mystique Center

Figure 6: Flooring Mystique Center

Plate 3: Spatial Elements at Mystique Center

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4.5 COLOUR SCHEME


The Mystique center has made use of majestically rich colors like maroon, violet, golden, majenta, green, royal blue, etc (Refer Plate 4, Figure 1 & 2).

Figure 1: Picture showing Colour Schemes

Figure 2: Permanent Seating

Plate 4: Colour Scheme at Mystique Center

4.6 SIGNAGE
Each kiosk is represented by the symbol of the activity carried out in that kiosk. Framed boars of the corresponding activity are taking place inside are put up outside each kiosk (Refer Plate 5, Figure 1 & 2).

Figure 1: Palmistry Signage

Figure 2: Tarot Reading Signage

Plate 5: Signage at Mystique Center

4.7 MERITS
The interior elements used at mystique center give a rich feeling to the place. Well planned circulation area.

4.8 DE-MERITS
The area uses dark colours without complimenting them with lighter ones.

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5 TIGER MACHAN- RANTHAMBOR


Tiger Machan Camp has 10 Luxury Air Conditioned Tent filled with all modern and luxurious amenities. All tents have attached bathroom with 24hrs hot and cold running water. These are erected on a platform on a steel frame with all the modern amenities. The bathrooms are minimalist using simple natural materials with beautiful tiles in the bathroom to give a modern charm without compromising on comfort and functionality. The lawn area in front of the tents is used for bonfires and cultural activities during the evenings (Refer Plate 3, Figure 7 & 8).

5.1 AREA DISTRIBUTION


Tiger Machan covers has an area of 99,000sqft or 2.27 acres out of which 38,600sqft is used for the luxury tents. Each tent has a total area of 26x14 including the veranda area. The bedroom is 14x14, while the verandah and the bathroom areas are 6x14 each (Refer Plate 1).

PERMANENT BUILT COTTAGES

DINING HALL

SWIMMING POOL LAWN

TENTS

RECEPTION TENTS PATHWAY

PERMANENT BUILT COTTAGES

Plate 1: Plan of Tiger Machan Resort

5.2 PURPOSE OF CASE STUDY

To study the tensile structures in detail and understand their framework

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CIRCULATION

The reception of the resort leads to a pathway which in turn leads to the camping area consisting of the tensile structures. The circulation moves around a centrally located lawn in which the evening activities take place (Refer Plate 2).
Permanent Built Cottages

Dining Hall

Swimming Pool

Tents Lawn

Reception Permanent Built Cottages Tents Plate 2: Circulation at Tiger Machan Resort

5.4 SPATIAL ELEMENTS


The Tiger Machan camp makes use of tensile structures which are erected on a concrete platform 4 high on a steel frame having all the modern facilities (Refer Plate 3, Figure 1 & 2). The framing of the tents is done with iron pipes which are joined to each other using Tjoints. The diameter of the poles used for these tents is 2. These poles are then anchored into the concrete platform Polyester canvas which is water proof is used to cover these frames. Three layers of different types of cloth are used for the top covering of the tensile structure. The top most layer is made of water proof polyester canvas, the middle layer is made of the cloth called latha which is a strong fabric and is also used for making the covers of quilts. The third or the bottom most layer is called the sheeting which is a cotton fabric on which the printing of designs is done for the tent. The upper part of the frame of the tent is fixed between the top most layer of canvas and the bottom most layer of sheeting so that it is not visible. After the entire tent structure is made it is given extra support with thick cotton ropes on the sides so that is remains firm and tight. The essentially required furniture like bed, table, chair, and an open cupboard are provided within the tents and the floors of the tents are carpeted (Refer Plate 3, Figure 4, 5 & 6).

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Figure 1: Outside view of Tents

Figure 2: View of Tent at Night

Figure 3: View of Tent at Night

Figure 4: Bedroom inside Tent

Figure 5: Bathroom inside Tents

Figure 6: Bedroom inside Tent

Figure 7: Bonfire at Tiger Machan

Figure 8: Rajasthani Dance Performance at Resort

Plate 3: Spatial Elements at Tiger Machan

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The power supply of the tents is got from the resort itself and in case of any problems generators are installed from which the power supply is taken. Table lamps and lanterns are provided inside the tents to keep its interiors well illuminated. Window air conditioners are provided for each tent which are supported on iron stands at a height of 3ft (Refer Plate 3, Figure 3).

5.5 COLOUR SCHEME


The tensile structures put up at Tiger Machan are white in colour having printed designs on the cloth for the interiors which enhance the look of the tents. The furniture provided inside the tents is of dark wood colour with earthy colour carpeting on the floors and durries in rich colours (Refer Plate 3, Figure 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5).

5.6 MERITS
The tents have adequate space for each activity with good interior features. Good luxurious facilities for accommodation provided within a natural setting.

5.7 DE-MERITS
There is a problem of proper ventilation within the tents due to which the tents smell of dampness.

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6 MARKET SURVEY
6.1 WOOD
Name Pine wood Sagwan (C.B Teak) Nagpur Teak Steam Beach Ivory Coast Champ wood Shisham Wood (Indian Rosewood) Oak White ash American Maple( white cedar) Mahagony Indian Teak Rosewood Mirandi Poplar Rubber wood Category Soft wood Hard wood Hard wood Hard wood Hard wood Soft wood Hard wood Soft wood Hard wood Hard wood Hard wood Hard wood Hard wood Soft wood Soft wood Hard wood Cost Rs 500per cubic feet Rs 2200 per cubic feet Rs 2200 per cubic feet Rs 1150 per cubic feet RS 1400 per cubic feet Rs 1350 per cubic feet Rs 1200 per cubic feet Rs 1500 per cubic feet Rs 1150 per cubic feet Rs 3000 per cubic feet Rs 2500- 2700 per cubic feet Rs 1150 per cubic feet Rs 200-2200 per cubic feet Rs 850 per cubic feet Rs 600-650 per cubic feet Rs 1200 per cubic feet

6.2 PLYWOOD
Type MR (moisture resistant) Size 8'x 4' 7'x4 6'x4' 8'x3' 7'x3' 6'x3' 8'x 4' 7'x4' 6'x4' 8'x3' 7'x3' 6'x3' 8'x 4' 7'x4' 6'x4' 8'x3' 7'x3' 6'x3' 8'x 4 7'x4' 6'x4' 8'x3' 7'x3' 6'x3' Thickness 4mm 6mm 8mm 12mm 15mm 18mm 24mm Price Rs 40/sqft Rs 170/sqft

BWP(boiling water proof)

4mm 6mm 8mm 12mm 18mm

Rs 52/sqft Rs 185/sqft

BWR (boiling water resistant)

4mm 6mm 9mm 12mm 16mm 19mm 25mm

Rs 44/sqft Rs 212/sqft

Marine

4mm 6mm 9mm 12mm 16mm 19mm 25mm

Rs 52/sqft Rs 233/sqft

THESIS 2011

THEME BASED DESERT CAMP

JUHI JAIN

THEME BASED DESERT CAMP


Type Flexi ply Size 8x4 Thickness 3mm 5mm 8mm 16mm 4mm 6mm 9mm 12mm 19 mm 25mm

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Price Rs 51/sqft Rs 178/sqft

Teak ply

8x4 8x3 7x4 7x3 6x4 6x3 6x2.5

Rs 69/sqft Rs 181/sqft

6.3 BLOCK BOARDS


Type MR Sizes 8'x4' 7'x4' 6'x4' 8'x3' 7'x3' 6'x3' 8'x4' 7'x4' 6'x4' 8'x3' 7'x3' 6'x3' 8x4 8x3 7x4 7x3 6x4 6x3 Thickness 16mm 19mm 25mm Price Rs 104 Rs 167/sqft

BWR

16mm 19mm 25mm

Rs 114/sqft Rs 180/sqft

Teak board

16mm 19mm 25 mm

Rs 162/sqft Rs 187/sqft

6.4 MDF (MEDIUM DENSITY FIBERBOARDS)


They can be finished in the following ways painting, polishing, high gloss finish, lamination, veneering, PVC overlays, carving, routing, moulding, lattice work.

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THEME BASED DESERT CAMP

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Type Plain MDF

Size 8X4 8X6 7X6 7X4 6X4.

Prelaminated MDF

8X4 8X6 7X6 7X4 6X4.

HDF (High Density Fibreboard)

8X4 8X6 7X6 7X4 6X4

Thickness 2.3mm 2.5mm 3mm 4mm 5.5mm 6mm 8mm 11mm 12mm 15mm 17mm 18mm 25mm 30mm 35mm 6mm 8mm 11mm 12mm 15mm 17mm 18mm 25mm 30mm 35mm 2.3mm 2.5mm 3mm 4mm 5.5mm 6mm 8mm 11mm 12mm 15mm 17mm 18mm 25mm 30mm 35mm

Price Rs 20/sqft Rs 70/sqft

Rs 35/sqft Rs 110/sqft

Rs 25/sqft Rs 100/sqft

6.5 FINISHING MATERIALS


Type Laminates Size 4x8 5x12 4.25x10 3x7 8x4 Thickness 0.8 mm 1 mm 1.5 mm 1.25mm 1.35mm Price Rs 550/sheet Rs 1500/sheet

Veneers

Rs 900/sheet- Rs 15000/sheet

6.6 PAINTS AND FINISHES


Type Enamel Size 1 ltr 4 ltr 10 ltr 20 ltr Thickness Price Rs 160/ltr onwards

THESIS 2011

THEME BASED DESERT CAMP

JUHI JAIN

THEME BASED DESERT CAMP


Plastic 1 ltr 4 ltr 10 ltr 20 ltr 1 ltr 4 ltr 10 ltr 20 ltr 48x164 roll Rs 140/ltr

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Duco paint

Rs 550/ltr

3m Dinoc film finish

0.2 mm

Rs 50/sqft onwards

6.7 GLASS AND ITS SUBSTITUTES


Type Clear glass Size 10x12 8x6 8x4 8x3.5 6x4 6x3.5 10x12 8x6 8x4 8x3.5 6x4 6x3.5 10x12 8x6 8x4 8x3.5 6x4 6x3.5 10x12 8x6 8x4 8x3.5 6x4 6x3.5 Thickness 6mm 8mm 10mm 12mm Price Rs 35/sqft Rs 90/sqft

Toughened glass

6mm 8mm 10mm 12mm

Rs 80/sqft Rs 140/sqft

Lacquer glass

6mm 8mm 10mm 12mm

Rs 100/sqft Rs 350/sqft

Mirror glass

4mm 6mm 8mm 10mm 12mm

Rs 55/sqft Rs 70/sqft

Decorative glass Digitally printed glass

Acrylic sheets

6mm 8mm 10mm 12mm 2mm 4mm 6mm 8mm 10mm 12mm

Rs 100/sqft onwards Rs 450/sqft

Rs 90/sqft Rs 250/sqft

THESIS 2011

THEME BASED DESERT CAMP

JUHI JAIN

THEME BASED DESERT CAMP

30

6.8 UPHOLSTERY MATERIALS


Type Leather Leatherite Suede Velvets Jacquards Jute Synthetics/Polyester Width 54 54 54 54 48 54 54 54 Price Rs 950 Rs 750 Rs 950 Rs 500 Rs 500 Rs 500 Rs 2500 Rs 250 Rs 2000

6.9 BRICKS
Name First class bricks Second class bricks Third class bricks Chatka brick Fly ash brick Hollow bricks Machine made bricks Brick tiles Light weight concrete blocks Size / Thickness 230mm x 110mm x 75mm 230mm x 110mm x 75mm 230mm x 110mm x 75mm 230mm x 110mm x 75mm 230mm x 110mm x 75mm 215mm x 150mm x 100mm 230mm x 110mm x 75mm 600mm x 300mm, 600mm x 400mm, 400mmx 300mm 600mm x 300mm x 150mm Cost Rs 4 Rs 3 Rs 2.50 Rs 1.50 Rs 6 Rs 22- Rs 25 Rs 7- Rs 12 Rs 2.50 Rs 40- Rs 45

6.10 CARPETS & RUGS


Type Woollen Synthetic Mix Acrylic Silk Rugs Durries Size 3 x 5, 4x6, 5x76x9, 8x10, 9x12, 10x14 3 x 5, 4x6, 5x76x9, 8x10, 9x12, 10x14 sizes 3 x 5, 4x6, 5x76x9, 8x10, 9x12, 10x14 3 x 5, 4x6, 5x76x9, 8x10, 9x12, 10x14 The smallest size available is 2 ft by 3 ft 2.5X5, 2X6, 3X5 3x5, 2x 2.5,1x1.5,5x7, 7x9,9x12,6x8,5x8 Cost Price starts from Rs. 10000/ carpet Prices start from Rs. 6500/ carpet. Prices start between Rs. 7000 Rs. 8000 Rs 250/ sq ft to Rs 300/ sq ft. Rs 50000/ sq ft Prices start from Rs 1000. Prices start from Rs 600

THESIS 2011

THEME BASED DESERT CAMP

JUHI JAIN