geeta mandir bus port
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GEETA MANDIR BUS PORT, AHMEDABAD
Bus Port, AhmedabadGEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES230046.87N723533.25EELEVATION 52 mCLIMATIC CONDITIONSHot and semi-arid climateAverage Maximum Climate- 43CAverage Minimum Climate- 13C
INTRODUCTIONGeeta Mandir Bus Terminals is a unique adaptive reuse project one of the first of its kind in Indias infrastructure sector and includes the redevelopment of an existing bus terminal located in the heart of the Ahmedabad.In close proximity to the historic Pol area (also called the old city), the development has two components: a bus terminal facility, and a mixed-use saleable area to be operated and maintained by Hubtown Limited for a period of 30 years.The form is inspired by the notion of constant movement. The facade design creates a strong horizontal expression, with continuous shadow lines holding the forms together and connecting to existing context, thus accentuating the idea of movement.Geeta Mandir Bus Terminals is a transit-oriented development (TOD) under a public-private partnership (PPP) project betweenGujarat State Road and Transport Corporation and Hub town Limited.
DETAILS ABOUT PROJECTLocation:Ahmedabad, IndiaDistances of Important Landmarks from Site : Highway- NH- 8 (5.5 km) Kalupur Railway Station (2 km) Airport (10 km) Sabarmati River (1.59 km)Area:BTF (Bus Terminal Facility) =18200m.sq.Residential = 15200m.sq.Hotel/ Serviced Apartments = 10700m.sq.Commercial = 9200m.sq.Retail = 55200m.sq.Scope:Mixed use development, including BTF, residential, hotel/services apartments, commercial and retail.
DESIGN PRINCIPLEThe most important design principles followed in the bust port are given below:-Segregation of fast and slow moving TrafficWell defined entry points, exit points and circulationSegregation of loading and unloading platforms for faster operation and easy managementSegregation of different activities within terminal building at different levels.
FACILITIESThere are 25 unloading and loading bays with 6 inclined bays for goods loading and unloading.Total 1800 buses arrive and depart from the Port.Proper waiting lounge are provided (separate for male and female).Good facilities for toilet, eating, drinking water, public, telephone, digital display, deluxe and fully Air conditioned waiting areas, etc.Essential facilities for accommodation, enquiry counters, etc. are provided.Control rooms are provided at various spots.Proper signages are provided which provide easy access to the facilities.Shopping complexes are provided within the site.Parking space for 30 buses is provided at the back side of the terminal.Special provision for parking for ambulance is provided.Basement parking space is provided for cars and 2- wheelerThe Port is divided into 4 different blocks: - Block A- Commercial - Block B- Commercial - Block C- Commercial - Block D- Terminal - D2 - BTF offices & Hotel
ACTIVITIESBASEMENT FLOORParkingAir conditioning plantGROUND FLOORCirculation of busesCloak roomSub stationsWaiting areasRestaurantsShopping areasWorkshopMeter roomStore Shopping area ( Commercial Blocks)
FIRST FLOORDeluxe waiting areaBTF office areaVIP rest roomsCanteen Shopping area( Commercial Blocks)
SECOND FLOORGymnasiumRest area for conductorsBTF office areaCafeteriaShopping area ( Commercial Blocks)
THIRD, FOURTH & FIFTH FLOOROffice areaShopping area (Terminal block)
BLOCK-A (COMMERCIAL)BLOCK-B BLOCK-C BLOCK-D
GROUND FLOOR PLAN
FIRST FLOOR- D BLOCK PLAN
SECOND FLOOR- D BLOCK PLAN
3-5TH FLOOR- D BLOCK 3RD FLOOR-D2 4TH FLOOR-D2 5TH FLOOR- D2
GROUND FLOOR- BLOCK-A 1ST & 2ND FLOOR PLAN- A 3RD FLOOR PLAN-A
GROUND FLOOR- BLOCK-B 1ST & 2ND FLOOR PLAN- B 3RD FLOOR PLAN-B
GROUND FLOOR-BLOCK C 1ST & 2ND FLOOR-C 3RD FLOOR-C