In the extreme hot climate of Gujarat, the glass-enveloped buildings are gaining popularity due to imitation of West. For them, the glass is a medium to reduce energy use for lighting. Unlike for tropical regions like India, heat, ventilation and glare has been a major issue for finding an appropriate architecture. These glass buildings have vast ability to trapping heat in the space within. Along with the aesthetic, the functionality and service corridor are crucial points to be fulfilled.
We, at DGA, keep the design of corporate quite simple but mature to handle the change anticipated by the multi user space. Functionality is prime factor to be taken care of. The design is conceptualised in such a way that there is enough breathing space for various services. Ample amounts of natural light bathe inside the working space via a series of window on each floor. But perfectly customized jali filters the harshness of sunlight. This leads to unobstructed flow of air through the working space, decreasing the usage of air controlled units. Use of jali also gives the provision of hiding the services.