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Subik Shrestha

Subik Shrestha

Manhattan, KS, US

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Lines guiding the community center design
Lines guiding the community center design
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Community Housing

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In a site of around 4, 50,000 sq. ft. in area, a community housing was designed which included apartments, bungalows, and row housings for dwelling. Other important supporting elements incorporated were: (1) a community center; (2) a department store; (3) a plaza; and (4) an amphitheater.

 The round form of site on south east side and concave push from south west incited the design to take an enclosed form. So the sensible way would be playing with rather elliptical form than round so as to cope with the North West long extension. As a result of this, the impact are seen on the design of apartments, curved row housing, the community center the plaza and the amphitheater.

The long north south axis is designed so that the two social focal points, being the plaza and the amphitheater could define the planning of the units. Also, the axis acts as a connecting line or the artery.

To support the community, a building with all the communal services was required. The major requirements were- swimming pool, gymnasium, café, and party halls. The community building acts as a central place supporting varied activities within.

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Kathmandu, NP
My Role: Conceptual Development, Community Center, Plaza, and Amphitheater design, Apartments design, Rendering
Additional Credits: Group partners- Shreedhara, Riza, Shreejika, Yam, and Saurabha

 
Conceptual derivatives for the overall complex design
Conceptual derivatives for the overall complex design
Lines guiding the plaza geometry
Lines guiding the plaza geometry
Influences for the community center design
Influences for the community center design
Site and derivates for different plan forms
Site and derivates for different plan forms
3ds Max rendering of the bird's eye view of the overall complex
3ds Max rendering of the bird's eye view of the overall complex
Community center
Community center
View of the Plaza
View of the Plaza
View of the Amphitheater
View of the Amphitheater
Apartment Interior Rendering_1 (Design credit- Shreejika Shrestha)
Apartment Interior Rendering_1 (Design credit- Shreejika Shrestha)
Apartment Interior Rendering_3 (Design credit- Shreejika Shrestha)
Apartment Interior Rendering_3 (Design credit- Shreejika Shrestha)
Apartment Interior Rendering_2 (Design credit- Shreejika Shrestha)
Apartment Interior Rendering_2 (Design credit- Shreejika Shrestha)