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Table 5.

1 Case study Comparisons


ITEM POPULATION / SIZE 250-300 FAMILIES IN THE VILLAGE(1500-2000 POPN). DIRECTLY LINKED.IN 2000, APPX.150 WOMEN WERE EMPLOYED HERE,NOW THE NUMBER DIMINISHED TO 80100. AT A TIME THEWORKSHOPS CAN BE USED BY 20-50 PEOPLE DEPENDING UPON THE NATURE OF WORK. CHARACTERISTICS, ACTIVITIES FACILITIES BUILT SPACES AREAS

URAVU INDIGENOUS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTRE

NON-PROFIT TO HELP FARMERS AND EMPOWER WOMEN-BAMBOO PLANTATION, HANDICRAFTS AND BAMBOO STRUCTURES FOCUS AREA.RECENT ADDITION OF COMMUNITY TOURISM.

COMMUNITY FACILITY CENTRE WITH WORKSHOPS, CLASS ROOMS, MEETING SPACES, OFFICE AND TOILETS. THIS FORMS THE FOCUS.TOURISM JUST DEVELOPINGPRESENTLY 7 HOMESTAYS ONLY- WITHIN HOMESTAYS THERE ARE BAMBOO COTTAGES

OFFICE (4 STAFF WORKING+4 MEMBERS COME N GO) HANDICRAFTS SHOP TRAINING CLASS ROOM1 CLASS ROOM2 WORKSHOP1 WORKSHOP2 TOILETS AND STORE

45 SQM 54 SQM 54 SQM 45 SQM 60 SQM 40 SQM 20 SQM

NADUKUPPAM WOMEN'S CENTRE

VILLAGE POPULATION: 4000 PEOPLE, INCLUDING FISHERMEN CASTE, DALITS, AND BACKWARD CASTE. 7 WSHGs (WOMEN'S SELF HELP GROUPS), EACH WITH APPROXIMATELY 20 WOMEN MEMBER PARTICIPANTS

PILLAICHAVADYKUPPAM, AFTER TSUNAMI WAS REBUILT. DURING THIS,ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY,IDENTIFYING THE COMMUNITY NEEDS AND EVALUATING THE GRANTS CREATED A PROGRAM FOR DESIGN OF A MULTI-PURPOSE INDOOR COMMUNITY HALL FOR CULTURAL AND COMMUNAL EVENTS

MULTI-PURPOSE INDOOR COMMUNITY HALL FOR CULTURAL AND COMMUNAL EVENTS, A WSHG OFFICE, A COMBINED YOUTH AND CHILDRENS ROOM WITH LIBRARY, AN ADDITIONAL OFFICE/STORAGE SPACE FOR FESTIVAL RELATED ITEMS, AND TOILETS. EXISTING, TSUNAMI DAMAGED AND UNUSABLE, PUBLIC TOILET BLOCK WAS RENOVATED PROVIDING THE COMMUNITY WITH 8 TOILETS.

MULTI-PURPOSE COMMUNITY HALL WHSG OFFICE N LIBRARY YOUTH CHILDREN'S ROOM RENOVATED PUBLIC TOILET BLOCK ABOUT A 100 METERS FROM THE COMMUNITY CENTER.

48 SQM 32 SQM 20 SQM

PITCHANDIKULAMBIORESOURCE CENTRE AND ECO DORMITORY

DIRECTLY LINKED TO A VERY SMALL COMMUNITY,(LESS THAN 100 people), BUT SERVES A LARGER COMMUNITY OF STUDENTS, WSHGs ETC.

AN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FACILITY FOR THE LOCAL COMMUNITY WITH A FOCUS ON THE TEACHING OF CONSERVATION AND USE OF INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL PLANTS, SITUATED IN AUROVILLE. THE ECO DORMITORY FOR OVERNIGHT STAY OF VISITORS TO PBRC

AT PBRC- LIBRARY AND DATABASE OF PLANTS, SEED COLLECTION, EDUCATIONAL ART EXHIBITS,PLANT NURSERY ANDENVIRONMENTAL VIDEO PRODUCTION FACILITY. AT THE ECODORM, DORMITORIES INTERCHANGEABLE AS CLASS ROOMS,KITCHEN AND BATHROOMS

LARGE DORMITORY WHICH ALSO WILL BE USED AS CLASSROOM AND A MEETING ROOM- IT CAN SLEEP UP TO 15 CHILDREN ON MATTRESSES AND MATS.(SEATING-40) STORAGE AREAS KITCHEN(10 at a time) BATHROOM & WASH (INCLUDING LAUNDRY) 3 ROOMS THAT CAN BE USED INTERCHANGEABLY AS DORMITORIES, OR AS QUARTERS FOR VISITING VOLUNTEER OR TEACHER ROOMS. ( ACCOMMODATES 8) RECEPTION DINING(200) KITCHEN WASHAREA STAFF HOUSING STAFF OFFICE DRIVERS ROOM COTTAGE1 COTTAGE2 RECEPTION

40 SQM 20 SQM 20 SQM 25 SQM 60 SQM

SHAAM E SARHAD

ECO RESORT RUN BY THE COMMUNITY. LOCAL BUILDING MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY USED.

30 SQM 250 SQM 110 SQM 55 SQM 65 SQM 30 SQM 70 SQM 110 SQM 55 SQM 100 SQM (GROUPS) 270 SQM 30+TEMPSHEDS 25 SQM 68 SQM 25 SQM

KUMBALANGY-KALLANCHERY

HOMESTAY WITH VILLAGE VISIT AND OTHER ACTIVITIES FOR TOURIST GROUPS.ALSO DOMESTIC GROUPS COMING FOR CELEBRATIONS- BOTH GROUPS USE DINING AREA

DINING(200) KITCHEN WASHAREA COTTAGE1 COTTAGE2

MARARI RESORT

LUXURY RESORT, BUT WITH MANY ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABILITY-ORGANIC GARDEN,BUTTERFLY GARDEN,NATURAL WAYS OF WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT

FACILITIES LIKE HIGH END RESTAURANT, KITCHEN, AYURVEDA, POOL VILAS ETC ARE THERE, BUT AS THEY ARE OUT OF PRESENT PROJECT'S SCOPE, ONLY GUEST COTTAGE AREA TAKEN

(RESORT DONE IN THE CONCEPT OF FISHERMEN VILLAGE- SO SOME OF THE SMALLER AESTHETIC DETAILS STUDIED)

COTTAGE45sqm

THATTEKKAD SANCTUARY

BIRD SANCTUARY

MUSEUM AND INTERPRETATION CENTRE COMPUTER ROOM OFFICE CLASS ROOM/MEETINGS STORAGE (UNDERUTILISED SPACE) VISITOR CENTRE- LOBBY, RECEPTION, SEATING,DISPLAY,GIFTSHOP MULTIMEDIA CENTRE WITH 10 SEATS. OBJECT THEATRE AUDITORIUM CONFERENCE ROOM. BOARD WALK FACILITY LIBRARY OF BOOKS AND MACAULAY LIBRARY OF NATURAL SOUNDS LISTENING CENTRE. DNA SEQUENCING LAB MUSEUM-QUALITY EXHIBIT OF LOUIS AGASSIZ FUERTES WILDLIFE PAINTINGS BIRD EXHIBIT AREAS- INTERACTIVE. A LARGE BIRD OBSERVATORY (WITH BINOCULARS AND TELESCOPES) BIRD RINGING FACILITY SERVER ROOM, ARCHIVAL SOUND STUDIO, ARCHIVAL VIDEO PRODUCTION STUDIO, BIO ACOUSTICS LAB (5 WORKSTATIONS) LABS FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY STUDIES, BEHAVIOUR ECOLOGY STUDIES. SCIENTIST ROOMS, STORAGE AREAS SEPARATE AREAS FOR CETACEANS, TURTLES AND SEALS FOOD PREPARATION AREA, QUARANTINE RECEIVING AND HOLDING AREAS , CLINIC UNIT., LOCKER FACILITIES FOR LADIES AND GENTS STAFF. CONFERENCE ROOMS, CLASS ROOMS LINKED TO EXHIBIT AREAS, AUDITORIUM AND GIFTS SHOP NEAR RECEPTION DESK. CLEAR DEFINITION OF VISITOR AREAS AND RESEARCH AND REHAB AREAS. FIRST FLOOR WITH LABS, CONFERENCE FACILITIES AND EDUCATION AREAS. SOLAR PANELS AND ROOF GARDEN

200 SQM 18 SQM 9 SQM 90 SQM 90 SQM

CORNELL LAB OF ORNITHOLOGY

VERY LARGE AND WORLDCLASS FACILITY. AREAS AND SPACES TAKEN AS GUIDELINES ONLY

RESEARCH CENTRE, BIRD ORIENTED RESEARCH WITH CONSERVATION AS HIGH PRIORITY. MANY GUIDED TOURS, BIRD STUDIES AND CITIZEN INITIATIVES

VISITOR CENTRE- LOBBY, RECEPTION, SEATING,DISPLAY, GIFTSHOP MULTIMEDIA CENTRE WITH 10 SEATS LIBRARY OF BOOKS AND MACAULAY LIBRARY OF NATURAL SOUNDS LISTENING CENTRE. DNA SEQUENCING LAB A LARGE BIRD OBSERVATORY (WITH BINOCULARS AND TELESCOPES) ARCHIVAL SOUND STUDIO, ARCHIVAL VIDEO PRODUCTION STUDIO (THESE TWO ROOMS HAVE TWO LARGE DESKTOP SYSTEMS, LAPTOP TABLE AND SHELVES FOR STORAGE) BIO ACOUSTICS LAB (5 WORKSTATIONS) LABS FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY STUDIES, BEHAVIOUR ECOLOGY STUDIES.

250 SQM 112 SQM 25 SQM 750 SQM 75 SQM 150 SQM 475 SQM

16 SQM 20 SQM

417 SQM

NATIONAL MARINE LIFE CENTER, ROCHESTER, MA

A SMALLER FACILITY- THE SPACES PROVIDED HERE IS TAKEN AS GUIDELINES, BUT AREAS IN THE PROJECT IS APPROXIMATELY THREE TIMES BIGGER

CETACEAN TANKS MINIMUM 9M DIAMETER. FOOD PREPARATION AREA QUARANTINE RECEIVING AND HOLDING AREAS CLINIC UNIT ,

850 SQM 45 SQM 90 SQM 90 SQM

RESEARCH AND REHABILITATION OF MARINE ANIMALS

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