City above the CP by Aiman Consultants

City above the CP

By Sadaf Alvi ,Kaneez Rizvi , Supreeti Kashyap, Shah Saud & Zeb Fatima (Aiman Consultants)

City above the CP(Connaught place, Delhi,India)  has been chosen as it is the second most populated city in the world having bigger opportunities people are migrating towards it every hour evry second.
The proposal designed for this place is 1 bhk studio apartments as usually the working class is migrating to this place.

Design strategy followed in this design system is providing simple solution to a complex problem. As we are well aware that the roof top always have some undulations like tanks,machine room so on and so forth. What we proposed is a service floor so that whatever excreta ,  pipelines  can be brought down to this level and then can be easily directed to the main lines.

Cp is one of the most crowded place as well has holds a scenic beauty on the top. Traffic congestion is another mjor problems of this city. Supporting the concept of work from home a commercial space has been forced put form the core area that can be used to establish a home sweet office to avoid traffic congestion. Also further these offices can be used as a space for social gatherings. On the above floors.
These offices are cantilevered supported on kerto beams . Simple frame structure with tongue and grove joint are used, for further supported on  kerto beam are placed at regular intervals.

City Above the City architecture competition

Plan B : City Above the City architecture competition 

Metsä Wood challenged architects and students around the world to push the boundaries of modern wood building design in the urban environment. Entrants from 40 countries created their Plan B to urbanisation using wood (Kerto® LVL – laminated veneer lumber) as the main material. The task was to design a wooden extension to an existing urban building. The entries were designed to 69 cities worldwide.

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