Kashmir University
Zakura Campus

Location: Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Client: University of Kashmir
Area: 151,000 sqft
Budget: 1,30,00,00,000 INR
Year: 2012 - 2018
Status: Built

They deliver innovation and proper execution with lots of research. The building design solutions offered are modern and exhibit energy efficiency. This was the first time a non J&K based firm was appointed as ANA was far more professional and promising than the options there. Their design was very impressive and they won fair and square.

Ashfaq Zarri, Joint Registrar, University Of Kashmir, India

Design Objective

To create a campus for learning and interaction between students and faculty, in line with the best practices globally, and, to create a template for highly energy efficient building construction, Design for flexibility of space usage and adpatbiltiy for future growth.

Campus designed along visual lines of sight and pedestrian linkages.

Design and layout at par with global educational institutions.

Building interconnection for minimum spend of services, shortest routes for all services.

Formality of the plan is a tribute to the old orchards in the area.

All hostel buildings passively heated.

usage of Trombe Walls and high thermal mass in rooms to store heat.

All weather social spaces, protected from wind and rain.

100% water harvesting.