By : wadeindia | 09 Apr 2018 | Recent projects
Rimpochee Airport, Leh-Ladakh
Design Concept of this Airport has an Amalgamation of traditional philosophy of ancient wisdom with modern technology and ethos.The Rainbow of colours provide vivacity and cheer to the dramatic landscape of Ladakh and uniqueness of the mud & timber architecture is reflected in the canopies at the welcoming entrance.
-The vision statement is-Enroute to Nirvana, making it a destination airport for tourists around the world.
-The Symbolism of Leh Architecture in design have been incorporated. Inspite of global scenario in tourism the element which attracts tourism is the Eclectic quality of architecture of this region.
–The rainbow of colours in the design of airport provide vivacity and cheer to the dramatic landscape of Ladakh.
-The Colour used in the steel studs are concurrent with the Buddhist Tibetan Prayer Mantra Flag. -The symbolic stupas and the large 30ft. high seated Buddha at the entrance are the landmark features of the xerophytic landscaping.
-A 20ft high sculpture of hand holding a prayerwheel greets the visitor at the airside while landing on ground.
-The Zen garden concepts are used in landscaping.
– with the Himalayan range panoramic terrain -it is being reflected in the pitched roof with skylights of the terminal building.
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