Bharat Bhavan | Plug IN, with Akasa Architecture

Project : Bharat Bhavan | Plug IN, with Akasa Architecture
Location : Gurgaon, Haryana
Status : Unbuilt

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Bharat Bhavan | Plug IN, with Akasa Architecture

Bharat Bhawan 1.0  was conceived in 1982 as a repository for tangible and intangible heritage that could be passed down the generations with its intentions relevant to the times. Post the economic liberalization in the early 90s where the country opened its economy to globalization, India has grown at a phenomenal rate. The country saw the rise of satellite cities which is where the new India resides. But they pose some pertinent challenges, one of which is IDENTITY. This is the India without the baggage of its past. It forms a New CULTURE or the Un-CULTURE. The proposal for Bharat Bhawan 2.0 chooses to address this IDENTITY of UN-CULTURE to showcase the multi-facets of the country to the world. Bharat Bhavan 2.0 was conceived as an idea that was designed on the aspirations of the user, evolving lifestyles and cultural contexts. The design operates on the notion that instead of creating a singular destination where people go to experience culture a, PLUG-IN is designed that takes culture to the public. The functions of the Bharat Bhavan 2.0 are the same and more, but it is the setting that redefines the way they are perceived. A space is evaluated through an entirely reo

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