In Hindu Culture like various Pagan Religions, the importance of Nature is Paramount. We have grown into a Civilization worshipping Mother Earth, Trees, Rivers, Mountains, Sun and the Wind. We take pride in our Culture and are very serious about conservation of Nature.
Mother Nature is the biggest source of inspiration and Learning. And creating a Learning Environment that is set in Nature was central to the Design Process during the Conceptualization of the Project.
The Architect - Chaitanya Sinhar & Associates (CSA) ensured in his design to reduce the carbon footprint by providing an Energy Efficient Design by creating Transparencies and creating Indirect Lighting Enclaves such as to reduce the Classroom temperatures by upto 4 Degerees than external temperatures.
The Sports Hall was designed in such a way that it needs minimum Artificial Lighting and ventilation during the Day Time. The superb Design ensures a balance between functionality(Eg. Direct Sunlight would create a Glare that would hamper in the player Experience in games like Badminton and Table Tennis, Maintaining 300 Lux Lighting at Floor level as per Standards would require 12 COB lights of 400 Watts each. However the play of Indirect Lighting reduced the requirement of lights to 33% due to the use of Indirect Natural Lighting.
The Basement Level Activity area has been a thorough a progression of openings above ground level by level planning provide amply lit basement area for Various Activities.
Rain water Harvesting has been done as well as Landscape Waste water Irrigation Management and Control Systems implemented to Reduce, Re-Use and Recycle.
Not many students can claim they went to a school with a 1000 trees. Trees have been planted in the periphery and the campus to create a grove of learning for the students amongst a green and a natural environment. There are fruit trees, Medicinal Plants, Flowers both inside and outside the campus to give a feeling of an Oasis of Green in an arid region where greenery is scarce. Trees form the backdrop of each class.
Ergonomically designed Landscape area which acts as a Learning-Scape for the students. Distinguished areas marked for Outdoor Learning and Reflection for approximately 300+ students in solitude, in small groups. Or Large Groups. A functional amphitheater for the students to study in their mandatory Daily Outdoor Class amidst nature. The child can spend their time in Reflection sitting amongst the trees or nearby the Fountain pondering over the endless possibilities that lie in front of them.