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Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics – Auditorium

Location: Salt Lake, West Bengal
Status: Completed in 2004


The project included the construction of an auditorium with a seating capacity of around 500, two seminar halls each with a 100-seat capacity along with a huge atrium and an exhibition space. Allied facilities were also provided including admin offices, VIP rooms, and exhibition spaces. The main building was surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens with a Geneva fountain. The design incorporates a Foucault’s pendulum with a clock tower on the side of the main structure which in turn serves as a landmark. The scope of the project included complete civil, structural and interior finishing works, sanitary plumbing, electrical, HVAC, fire-fighting, communications, stage craft, stage lights, acoustics including audio and video system and furniture design played a very important role in the design.