Location: Kalwa, Thane, Maharashtra, India
Project Work Status: Completed Projects
Area: 1,35,000 Sq.Ft.
Client: Sandoz Pvt. Ltd.
Team: Nitin Killawala, Sanjeev Doshi, Samuel George
Kaivant C. Shah (Structural)
Sandoz Research Centre is perched in a quiet corner of 26 acre of Pharma manufacturing site in Kalwe-Thane, blessed with Banyan Trees and many more.
Essentially Ground + 1 Structure planned around a massive courtyard and varieties of skylights. Extensive network of pipes, ducts, extractors and utilities in most of the research laboratories necessitated parallel blocks of utility structure which acts as a buffer between labs and external walls.
The circulation space is well articulated with many pauses in the form of Tea points, meeting areas, lounges and so on...