Kwench Cafeteria reflects the Modern, Corporate and State of the Art Personality of the Brand with use of Clean and Elegant Form.
Building Information Modeling – BIM was employed to study solutions for hiding the structure in the Form. It also was a major tool for Cost Analysis & Quantities
Color & Material helps define the Form by highlighting a few Elements which are supported by darker Background Elements. It is also used as a medium to separate to distinct Elements.
Natural Light not only reduces Energy Consumption but also adds Life to the Interior Space. Contrary to an Artificially Illuminated Space which stays Static throughout, a Naturally Illuminated Space changes its Mood throughout the Day with varying Weather Conditions thus becoming a great way to provide a sense of Orientation in Time for its Occupants.
The Outdoor Planters also act as Benches for Informal Sitting of Staff during their breaks across the Day. It can also be used for spillover area for Group discussion and Team Meetings.
Thermal Analysis provided optimum locations for Cavity Walls and Low-E Glass to reduce Heat Gain. It also provides data which act as guidelines to Orient the Building and provide Green Building solutions.
Kwench Cafeteria Designed by Schopfer: Architects + Interior Designers is a Cafeteria & Accommodation Facility which houses a Grand Double Height Dinning Hall which also serves as a Multi-Purpose hall with an in-house Kitchen. Guest & Directors Accommodation is provided on the upper level for Yakshshri Beverages Pvt. Ltd.
Kwench Brand’s philosophy was to create a Modern, Corporate and State of the Art Brand in a sector dominated by few key players.
Kwench Cafeteria tries to reflect that same Corporate Personality of the Brand with Clean and Elegant Form.
The Facade has Three Main Pillars with Base engulfing a Tree. It’s a reflection of the Three Directors who strongly believe in conserving Nature and Living Green. The Two Frames on Both sides represent the Defined Framework of the Organization. Glass panels between all Three Pillars expresses the Transparency of the Organization.
Red signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. Hence it’s painted on Stairs to communicate the formula for growth in Kwench.
Kwench Cafeteria is throughout Naturally Illuminated with Daylight across the Day. Low-E Glass used for Kwench Cafeteria allows Sunlight to enter the space while cutting off the Ultraviolet & Infra-Red spectrum of Light, thus eliminating Heat Gain due to Sunlight.
Data derived from Thermal Analysis at Schopfer acted as guidelines for provision of Cavity Walls on Faces which received most Solar Radiation per Unit Area.
Being a Naturally Ventilated Structure, Glazed Openings were strategically placed to maximize Natural Ventilation.
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