Façade de­sign for Ba­man­do­gri Rail­way Sta­tion in Navi Mum­bai

MGS Architecture - - Facade & Roofing -

The up­com­ing Ba­man­don­gri Rail­way sta­tion has been pro­posed for the new rail­way track con­nect­ing Vashi and the new Navi Mum­bai Air­port. The site is ap­prox­i­mately 20 acres with 5 plat­forms and a sub­way con­nect­ing all of them. The site has very few built struc­tures around it and it re­ceives very harsh sun­light through­out the day. The pri­mary con­cept was to use the poros­ity of the struc­ture to de­fine spa­ces and max­i­mize so­lar en­ergy gain. Use of al­go­rith­mic de­sign for façade de­vel­op­ment right from the con­cep­tual stage helped stream­line the ba­sic themes into the de­sign and plan­ning of the sta­tion. Van­tage points were also taken into con­sid­er­a­tion. A high­way that passed from the front of the site, con­nects two ma­jor towns. This helped in ze­ro­ing in the re­quired van­tage points for

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