Jai Prakash Narayan International Centre (JPNIC)

Jai Prakash Narayan International Centre (JPNIC)

By Archohm studio as Architects

The legacy of the multiple-layered architecture of the past can sometimes become India’s Achilles heel. If this century is believed to belong to designers, then contemporary architecture must be centre stage and must take responsibility for creating what will be tomorrow’s history. 

A city is a place of availabilities says Louis Kahn. But the relentless pursuit of these availabilities and the resultant usurping of space and resources chokes the very lungs of the city till it asphyxiates. ‘Respiratory apparatus’  in the form of breathing spaces that also double up as phenomenal community centres engaging the inhabitants and the built environment…

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Project details
Location Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Program Type Culture Centre, Community Center, City Hall
Year Build completed in the year 2016
Involve Companies
Architects Archohm studio
Photographers André J. Fanthome
Consultants Roark Consulting Engineers
Consultants SJA Consultants

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