Principal Designers

Client

Ministry of Earth Sciences
Site Area
36.4 Acres

2003

Antarctica Study Centre

An institute to study samples brought back from the South Pole

A laboratory for oceanic studies of the Antarctica region and a logistic base to launch the expeditions to Antarctica. The group of various buildings form an academic campus to create a research environment that respects local building traditions.

Background

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) is India’s premier R&D institution responsible for the country’s research activities in the polar and Southern Ocean realms.The National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) was established as an autonomous Research and Development Institution of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (formerly Department of Ocean Development), Government of India on the 25th May 1998. With a mission mandate that is quite challenging, the Centre is designated as the nodal rganization for the co-ordination and implementation of the Indian Antarctic Programme, including the maintenance of India’s permanent station in Antarctica. Spread across 147,660 sq. mts sprawling area, set atop a picturesque plateau, NCAOR is located in India’s most seafaring state of Goa.

See also ...

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1992
Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research. The design of this hospital starts with the premise that the recovery process must first begin in the mind.
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National Institute of Urban Management. Concept Proposal for a World Bank funded Urban Management Institute project for the Andhra Pradesh Government
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National Geophysical Research Institute. The small yet significant comission also included the campus planning for the institute.The building housed one of India's first super computers

See also ...

2012
National Institute of Aviation Training and Management, Gondia An institute that fulfils the need for ground staff to match growing air traffic.
1992
Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research The design of this hospital starts with the premise that the recovery process must first begin in the mind.
2014
National Institute of Urban Management Concept Proposal for a World Bank funded Urban Management Institute project for the Andhra Pradesh Government
1989
National Geophysical Research Institute The small yet significant comission also included the campus planning for the institute.The building housed one of India's first super computers