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Museum of Socialism-Jayaprakash Narayan Interpretation Center / Archohm

  • 22:00 - 30 August, 2016
Museum of Socialism-Jayaprakash Narayan Interpretation Center / Archohm
Museum of Socialism-Jayaprakash Narayan Interpretation Center / Archohm, © Andre J. Fanthome
© Andre J. Fanthome

© Andre J. Fanthome © Andre J. Fanthome © Andre J. Fanthome © Andre J. Fanthome + 37

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226002, India
  • Architect in Charge

    Sourabh Gupta
  • Area

    3269.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

  • Client

    Lucknow Development Authority
  • Design Team

    Sanjay Rawat, Amit Sharma, Bhoomika Singhal, Ram Sagar, Shahzad Ahmad, Neha Aggarwal, Vineet Rao
  • Experience Design

    Design Factory India
  • Structural

    ROARK Consulting Engineers
  • Mechanical

    Sunil Nayyar Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Electrical

    ARCHOHM Consults
  • Civil

    Shalimar Corp. Ltd.
  • Landscape

    Shaheer Associates S.J.A. Consultants
  • HVAC

    Sunil Nayyar Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Plumbing

    Sunil Nayyar Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
  • Site Area

    18.6 acre (75464 sqm)
  • Project Cost

    9.87cr
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© Andre J. Fanthome
© Andre J. Fanthome

Text description provided by the architects. The JPN Museum is a gateway framing the centre placed as a wedged-shaped monument with a massive arch carved out of the mass; its nine-metre height and twenty-metre ambitious span are clearly attempts to push the limits of structural design and construction. Its stepped roof terminates in a pavilion that gifts a panoramic view of the R.M. Lohia Park and the Convention Centre.

© Andre J. Fanthome
© Andre J. Fanthome

The museum within is an experience in space design with the depiction of Jayaprakash Narayan as a chronological narrative of a linear journey. It is divided into two zones; the zone of absorption and the zone of reflection. As the names suggest, these spaces enable absorption of information triggering curiosity and contemplation which then is expected to lead to reflection and assimilation.

© Andre J. Fanthome
© Andre J. Fanthome

Thus the museum is not just a container that preserves frozen albeit inspiring moments of a past but breeds them and ensures that they percolate into current reality, and lay the foundation for the future.Thus while the various exhibits and narratives remain centre stage, the building offers surfaces, volumes and elements as   tactile backdrops.

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The convention centre and the museum inserted as anchor points defining a principal node of the city along with their bold but sculptural forms seem destined to remind people of the immense power they possess; the power to bring about change. 

© Andre J. Fanthome
© Andre J. Fanthome

Archohm Consults, a multidisciplinary architecture studio, in line with Shri Akhilesh Yadav’s (Chief Minister- Uttar Pradesh) vision, has been responsible for the design of this museum.

© Andre J. Fanthome
© Andre J. Fanthome

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Cite: "Museum of Socialism-Jayaprakash Narayan Interpretation Center / Archohm" 30 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/794277/museum-of-socialism-jayaprakash-narayan-interpretation-center-archohm/> ISSN 0719-8884
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