Location: Erode, Tamil Nadu, India
Project Work Status: Completed Projects
Cost: 52 Crores
Area: 16,200 Sq.M
Client: Kongu Engineering College
Project Completed: Jul-2010
"One of the largest convention centres in India"
Inspired from a "Garuda in flight' Kongu convention centre is one of the largest indoor arena"
"Gigantic convention centre lends iconic character to Kongu engineering campus"
"Less is more - brings richness in functionality for the multi-purpose convention centre"
The Kongu Convention Centre consists of a multipurpose hall, one of the largest in India with a seating capacity of 4500 persons. Alternatively it has one indoor basket ball court and four indoor badminton courts which are used as sports hall. The building follows a massive geometric form culminating into an athletic arena. It has facilities for Conference halls , Seminar halls , Training centre , Guest rooms and VIP rooms , offices , High-tech audio Visual facilities for Global conferencing , Cafeteria , Offices etc.
The basic form of the Auditorium has been inspired from the Garuda (eagle) in flight. In Hindu religion, Garuda is a Hindu deity usually the mount (Vahanam) of Lord Vishnu, having a body of a strong man with a white face, red wings, and an eagle's beak and with a crown on his head. The form of the auditorium evolves from the shape of the Garuda. The building's wing is intended longer & massive (resembling the body of an eagle) while both the side wings having a lesser volume with cut-outs for efficient light & ventilation for outdoor public interaction spaces