Location: Kolvan, Maharashtra, India
Project Work Status: Ongoing Projects
Area: 3,75,000 Sq.Ft.
Client: Chinmaya Mission Trust
Team: Nitin Killawala, Shailesh Bagtharia
Sritec Consultant (Structural)
Amod Shevde (Acoustical)
Design Bureau (HVAC,Electrical,Sanitation)
Situated in the picturesque surrounding of Kolvan Village, a 50 acre uphill piece of land is a new ashram complex for Chinmaya Mission Trust. Chinmaya Vibhooti is a tribute to its founder Swami Chinmayananda and his vision and concepts for spirituality, Indian religion and philosophy.
Multi-disciplinary structures driven by intense landscape and variety of built forms are all cohesively organized into the contoured site. The main attraction are Chinmaya Jeevan Yatra a museum on Guruji's lifetime and a 1008 seater convention hall, a cultural academy, along with 800 seater dining complex, A series of residential units are all placed strategically with ample natural light and ventilation and spectacular views. At both ends of the property are Hanuman temple at the base and Ganesh temple on top of the hill.