Around 2008, in the first year of our office, we were approached by the infectiously enthusiastic principal of the Taktse International School located at Pangthang in Gangtok. The school was growing rather rapidly and , there was immediate need for infrastructure – comprising of new academic sections, accommodation for boarders and staff along with facilities… Read More Proposal for Extension of the Taktse International School, Gangtok
That Shah Investors in Ahmedabad purchased a property adjacent to their existing headquarters in Nehru Nagar. They decided to construct a building and use that to extend the existing office space – along with that they also decided to use the excess area for apartments.
Our firm was assigned to come up with a proposal for the development of Tourism in West Sikkim – comprising of infrastructure to enhance the tourist experience in the place. This was to be part of a presentation made by the Department of Tourism and Civil Aviation in Sikkim to the Ministry of Tourism in New… Read More Proposal for Tourism Development in West Sikkim
The Pinetree Spa Resort was commissioned in a property leased from the Darjeeling Gymkhana Club by the client. 35 rooms and suites were required along with a restaurant, lobby cafe and other ancillary facilities. A long and narrow area was available for the hotel which left only one possible layout – one that had a… Read More Pinetree Spa Resort
Parts of the historic Darjeeling Gymkhana Club is in need for renovation – some immediately while others could take some time to renovate. Leaks from the roof as well as seeping moisture from the ground and retaining walls had been taking a toll on the structure. We were requested by the Darjeeling Gymkhana Club to… Read More Proposal for the Renovation of the Darjeeling Gymkhana Club
Talk / Seminar on ‘Form Follows Context’ – a look at architecture informed by the context through the projects of our office – Prashant Pradhan Architects in Gangtok. The premise – ‘Form follows function’ is irrelevant today since there is so much similarity in building styles, forms and designs. On the search for the factors… Read More Seminar for the ENSO – 59th Zonal Nasa Convention
The Forest, Environment and Wildlife Management Department collaborated with Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA to propose and build environmentally sensitive tourism infrastructure in Sikkim. We were asked to prepare a proposal for a project located in Melli, a border town leading to South and West Sikkim. This would comprise of taking existing infrastructure of the… Read More Proposal for Ecohuts at Melli