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IMI International Management Institute Kolkata / Abin Design Studio

  • 01:00 - 4 March, 2011
IMI International Management Institute Kolkata / Abin Design Studio
IMI International Management Institute Kolkata / Abin Design Studio, © Pradip Sen
© Pradip Sen

© Pradip Sen © Pradip Sen © Pradip Sen © Pradip Sen +31

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Architect In Charge

    Abin Chaudhuri
  • Design Team

    Abin Chaudhuri, Jui Mallik, Koushik Majumder
  • Area

    11000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

From the architect. Nature in its various forms has always been a constant source of inspiration to man. The sky with its various states and ever changing colors is one of the most dynamic elements of nature and is what has inspired the built form façade. The colored laminate with Vanceva PVB glass on the façade follows no repetitive pattern and is symbolic of the unpredictable nature of the sky. It also represents the vibrancy of today’s youth.

© Pradip Sen
© Pradip Sen

The client brief required a management institute of international standards. Provisions for state of the art facilities and smart classrooms have been made for. The latest technological provisions in the institute allow for worldwide exchange of knowledge, through conventions and seminars. The architectural language of the built form is a representation of this. The colored façade gives it a unique identity and is the first of its kind to be built in India.

The site was a huge constraint and dictated linear planning. Special efforts were made to ensure create non-monotonous spaces which did not follow expected linear pattern. Circulations spaces and spill out zones have been created along the curved glass façade giving them a more interesting and dynamic feel. Emphasis was given to interaction points not just for students but also for the faculty encouraging exchange of knowledge and ideas at all levels.

© Pradip Sen
© Pradip Sen

An integrated plaza with a water body has been designed. The water body receives no direct sunlight and creates a comfortable micro-climate. Wherever possible shading trees have been planted on the hard landscape and soft landscape has been introduced.

It is an institute that has achieved international standards not only by providing state of art facilities but also by having an architectural expression which represents that.

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lareese hall · August 20, 2012

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Dorin Gashinov · August 19, 2012

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Jackie Villegas · June 10, 2012

http://t.co/TP2cBHl1 @plethoraapp

alberto marcos · February 26, 2012

Una pregunta: ¿el IMI de la India http://t.co/NwvE1pQA no se parece demasiado al @musacmuseo de #León http://t.co/YAXgwtbL ?

DCorbeil · April 26, 2011

Looks like a deja vu in Montreal.. http://is.gd/2FmpEY @plethoraapp

Mike See · March 18, 2011

Color build http://is.gd/2FmpEY @plethoraapp

Comitant · March 14, 2011

Wonderful shape, but did the architect spill a bag of skittles on his drawing board?

Dora Dingsda · March 13, 2011

RT @dastodd: Amazing architecture | IMI International Management Institute Kolkata http://bit.ly/gCDYQf

Charles Dastodd · March 13, 2011

Amazing architecture | IMI International Management Institute Kolkata http://bit.ly/gCDYQf

Wenata Babkowski · March 13, 2011

The colorful IMI building in #Kolkata: http://bit.ly/hNcCAh #architecture /via @terrinakamura

It's me, Arist. · March 12, 2011

The colorful IMI building in Kolkata. - http://bit.ly/hNcCAh via: @terrinakamura.

Paolo Feroleto · March 07, 2011

RT @ilariadefilippo: How to use #colored #glass in #architecture | IMI Kolkata by Abin Design Studio in India • http://bit.ly/hUSfqI #façade

ilaria defilippo · March 07, 2011

How to use #colored #glass in #architecture | IMI Kolkata by Abin Design Studio in India • http://bit.ly/hUSfqI #façade

Philip · March 07, 2011

nice building, but why so many staircases?

designrelated · March 07, 2011

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kucukarabalik · March 07, 2011

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v17us · March 06, 2011

mgmt. school? ok maybe. stunning fun structure: IMI Kolkata / Abin Design Studio http://archdai.ly/e8t49d #architecture

Retriever · March 06, 2011

It's a copy of Musac (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León), by Tuñón&Mansilla.

tyler · October 19, 2012 08:10 AM

oh wow.. i wouldn't say copy but definitely some similarities especially on that one featured wall :/

Jean-Yves MESNIL · March 06, 2011

beautiful :-) colors of life...

Nicholas Patten · March 05, 2011

IMI International Management Institute. http://bit.ly/gAndO5

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Vitor Lucas · March 05, 2011

the photographer got icredibly lucky with that sky! or is it photoshop?

up_today_arch · March 05, 2011

What a colorful solution... good taste indeed...

Mon · March 05, 2011 02:05 AM

...sarcasm?

munter roe · March 04, 2011

nice work

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