Wind Chamber

 

Location : Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu

Team : Pradeep Arumugam , Shanil Riyaz, Balashanmugam, Raghu Arvind

Site Area : 5850 sq. Ft.

Built Area : 10165 sq. Ft.

Project Status :  Proposal

Type :  Commercial- Office

The office is designed for a Finance company as an administrative block on coastal site traversed by heavy prevailing winds. 

The key feature of the design were wind corridors that were created to reduce the wind stresses by letting  the air pass through these corridors reliving the wind load and providing natural ventilation. These wind corridors puncture the mass making it porous breathing volume.