Redefining the Domestic and International Airport terminal
Gateway to India
Scope of Work
The lotus is a vital part of the Buddhist form of art, Buddhism which has been a part of the Gautam Buddh Nagar. The abstract form of the lotus from which the layers and scales are incorporated in the design of the roof of the terminals. The closed abstract form for the domestic and the layered form for the international terminal.
The passenger experience in the airport terminal is the main criteria for an efficient journey. The domestic terminal needs to be precise and to the point that the passengers need not move around to various floors for departure. On the contrary, international passengers require an element to spend their time.
Transit passengers require the ease of inflow and segregation from the regular passengers. Apart from the above criteria, other main criteria are to reduce the waiting time and long ques for each of the checking in the terminal. This can be reduced through the segregation of technology.
The site being spread over an area of 1,334 hectares (Ha), the proposed site for the airport is located at latitude 28ᵒ09’ N and longitude of 77ᵒ 35’ E, north of Jewar Village, in Gautam Buddh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh.
Jewar, the site chosen or establishing the second international airport for NCR is strategically located at about 152Km from IGI Airport, 40Km from Noida, and Multi-modal logistic hub (Dadri). Located close to Yamuna Expressway, the world-famous tourist center Agra is just 130kms from the airport.
LEVEL 1 -
Vertical and horizontal movement
The column grid varies between 8m - 15m which has post tension banded beams of width varying from 2m - 4m and 300mm depth with band beam. The slab depth for the designed grid structure is 150mm. The slab to beam depth ratio is 2:1.
The roof material used in the terminal buildings is Kalzip aluminum sheets which are doubly layered sheets with a capacity to withstand sound and prevents heat gain to the structure. It is highly flexible and cost-efficient.