Location: Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Mystifying curving shapes, fluid facades and unexpected angles, which are unfamiliar to the eye, are the first compelling Glimpses that one encounters of the textile laboratory and research institute. Situated in the busy locality of prabhadevi in Mumbai- it is an intriguing piece of architecture, ripe with metaphoric interpretations ranging from flowing fabrics to a spinning wheel (charkha). It is a development designed for the textile committee, an autonomous body of the government of india. the project was awarded to the architect following the short-listing of a few select practices. The primary design idea was to reflect The powerful tradition and rich heritage of Indian textiles in the building's architecture. Raised on a podium, the textile laboratory and research institute is designed to accommodate the research activities of the centre, along with administrative facilities in one block.