Drainage for Pitches or Sports Fields

Drainage for Pitches or Sports Fields
What is Drainage? Drainage is the removal of excess water from the soil surface or soil profile either by gravity or artificial means. Why is drainage important in Pitches? Good drainage is a key requirement of a well maintained grass or turf field and a naturally well-drained site will form a sound basis for a playing surface. Some fields may have adequate drainage because the field was constructed properly. However, poor drainage is one of t...

The Banana Kick – Football Arena

The Banana Kick – Football Arena
Sports!! We all love to play and watch. Although sports are viewed today as a competitive activity, it can also be practiced for leisure and fitness purposes. The Banana Kick encourages everyone young and old to engage in physical activities and here are some of the rewards for doing so. It can encourage social behaviour and improve one's ability to work with the team It boosts your endurance and fitness levels so you stay healthier and longer

Design Aspects of Natural Lighting

Design Aspects of Natural Lighting
Design Aspects of Natural Lighting in Buildings CLIMATE: the local climate plays a crucial role in placement of windows and vents in a building. Having large expanses of glazing in a cold climate will help to keep the building warm but it will not make sense in a tropical climate since the building will get heated up. TRACK THE SUN: Understanding how the sun moves round your home will allow you to plan your layout to follow it throughout the day. F

Benefits of natural Light & Ventilation

Benefits of natural Light & Ventilation
The Benefits of Natural Light & Ventilation: A breath of fresh air is a simple pleasure we all appreciate – and there is no reason why we should not be able to enjoy free-flowing air indoors too. The benefits of natural light and ventilation include a range of health benefits, boosting the interior aesthetics and energy efficiency of your building. Health & Well-Being It’s vital for our health that our homes are well lit. Lack of light can m

PEB Steel Structure – A smart and cost effective solution

PEB (Pre-Engineered) Steel Structure – A smart and cost effective solution Keeping pace with the current phenomenon of tech-centric innovation and instant solution, the manufacturing industry has over the years evolved to cater to its client a smart solution that effectively suffices a wide range of structural and aesthetic design requirements – and thus the advent of Pre-Engineered Steel Building System. The Pre-Engineered Steel Building System, als

Conference Room for LRDE

Conference Room for LRDE
The conference room was designed and executed for LRDE, Ministry of defence for their general meetings and video conferencing needs. Prior to designing any conference room one has to decide what technology and what purpose the room will cater for. If it is audio/video conferencing then the optimum location to place the devices, screen distance and electrical outlets have to be determined. If it is for training purposes then a podium or stage is required

Health care – Suhas Diagnostic Centre

Health care – Suhas Diagnostic Centre
The interiors for Suhas Diagnostic Centre at Hanumantha Nagar, Bangalore was designed and executed by STOA in the year 2006. Suhas Diagnostics is one of the premium Diagnostic centres in their locality having their presence since three decades. Their centre was relocated and upgraded to a new premises. STOA emphasised on making the place livelier by adding colours and making the place cheerful. The owner, Mr.Girish was overwhelmed with our design co...

Rajkamal Residence

Rajkamal Residence
This home is situated in the rustic area of Basavanagudi in Bangalore which is known for its big old bungalows. A bold step was taken in creating a contemporary building which stands out and makes its mark. Rajkamal was designed for a joint family of people of all age groups. The need for personal spaces and yet of being together were met by the architect. The semi basement area has car parking spaces, a family office and servant quarters. There are pr

#1663 – A Pre-Engineered Building

#1663 – A Pre-Engineered Building
  #1663 is a PEB located in the prime locality of HSR Layout in Bangalore. The total super built up area is around 10,000sft on a 40'x60' plot area. The project was completed in the year 2015.      The entire framework of the building including columns and beams were done in structural steel except for the foundation and basement retaining walls which were casted in Reinforced Cement Concrete. This resulted in saving around 25% of...