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PROJECT YEAR1972

ARCHITECT-

DESIGN CONCEPT:
DESIGN OF LE MERIDIAN IS SET TO
THE CULTURAL PULSE OF THE TIMES
AND THE ARCHITECT CONCEIVED
OF A CERTAIN AESTHETIC
COMPLETENESS.ACCORDING TO ITS
ARCHITECT "THERE MUST BE SENSE
OF THEATRE. THE FORM AND SHAPE
MUST AROUSE PSYCHO
-EMOTIONAL STIRRINGS.
IT IS LIKE A STAGE FOR
PUBLIC AND

Marck Kowalski

AWARDED BY
Air France

LOCATIONNo.8, Windsor Place,


Janpath Road, New
Delhi, Delhi 110001

DISTANCES FROM HOTEL


2.5 KMS From RAILWAY
STATION.
17 Kms From Domestic
Airport.
23 Kms From IGI Airport
5-6 Kms From ISBT (Inter
State Bus Terminal)

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INTIMATE
INTERLUDE, FOR RELAXATION,
BUSINESS AND CONVENTIONS.
THE DESIGN IS CONCEIVED TO
EXPRESS MATERIALS AND MOOD
THAT BELONG TO THE FUTURISTIC
ENVIRONMENT AND AGE. IT IS AN
AMBIENCE THAT APPEALS TO BOTH
COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS AS WELL
AS TOURISTS.

ZONING

SITE ANALYSIS
SITE AREA IS 4.29 ACRE
NORTH IS ALREADY
MARKED IN PICTURE.

ZOINING IS DIVIDED
INTO THREE PARTS BUILDING BLOCK
GREEN AREA
PARKING
BUILDING BLOCK
RESIDENSIAL
COMMERCIAL

SITE IS SURROUNDED BY
ROAD FROM TWO SIDES.

BUILDING BLOCK
TOTAL BULT UP
AREA18700 SQ M
GREEN AREA
40% GREEN AREA IS
PROVIDED.
PARKING

SITE PLAN

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PARKING
300 BASEMENT
PARKING(CAR)
30 SURFACE
PARKING( BUS /
OBI-VAN).

ENTRANCE
POARCH

ENTRANCE
POARCH

COMMERCIAL
BUILDING

SURFACE PARKING

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GARDEN VIEW

RESIDENSIAL BLOCK

SITE PLAN

SERVICE ENTRY

LOUNGE:
THE ATRIUM IS 67 METRES HIGH THE SHOPS
AND RESTAURANTS ARE PLANNED AROUND
THIS CENTRAL ATRIUM
CORRIDORS LINED WITH ROOMS ALSO LOOK
IN, PARTICIPATING IN TH TOTAL SCHEME.
ELEVATORS
THERE ARE TOTAL 23 FLOORS WHICH INCLUDE BASEMENT AND
TERRACE LEVELS.
4 SERVICE ELEVATORS HAVING 20 PERSON CAPACITY COVERING
BETWEEN -2 LEVEL (ROOM SERVICE) TO 20TH FLOOR.
2 COFFEE SHOP KITCHEN ELEVATORS HAVING 20 PERSON CAPACITY,
OPERATING BETWEEN -2 TO 2 FL.
GUEST ROOMS:
SPACIOUS ROOMS OPENING
INTO THE ATRIUM LOBBY,
DINING RESTAURANTS AND
EXCELLENT LEISURE
FACILITIES MINGLE
THE ELEGANT STYLE OF
FRANCE WITH WARM
HOSPITALITY OF INDIA.

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GUEST ROOMS:
RECREATION:
DELUXE ROOMS107
TENNIS COURT,
PREMIUM ROOMS80
LE ROYAL CLUB ROOMS115 SWIMMING POOL
DELUXE SUITES23
HEALTH CLUB
PREMIUM SUITES20
LE ROYAL CLUBSUITES6
LUXURY SUITES 6
PRESIDENTIAL SUITE1
SUITE MEASUREMENTS VARY FROM 50200SQM. AND CONSISTS OF A LIVING
ROOM AND ONE /TWO BEDROOMS,

CONFERENCE & BANQUET HALLS:


6 CONFERENCE HALLS WHICH CAN ACCOMODATE ALL TYPES OF CONFERENCES, MEETINGS,
SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS & PRODUCT BUNCHESTHE NAPOLEAN HALL (1066 SQ,M,)
IT CAN ACCOMMODATE 1000 PAX FOR RECEPTION AND 550 PAX FOR SIT-DOWN DINNER WITH A
DANCE FLOOR. THIS HALL CAN BE DIVIDED IF REQUIRED, BY A SOUND PROOF PARTITION GIVING
TWO HALLS.
RASINA HALL (234 SQ.M)
THIS HALL CAN ACCOMMODATE 200 PAX FOR RECEPTION AND 100 PAX FOR SIT-DOWN DINNER
WINDSOR HALL (232 SQ,M,)
IT IS A UNIQUE BANQUET HALL WITH GRANITE, GLASS AND MARBLE AND CAN ACCOMMODATE 200
PAX FOR RECEPTION AND SIT-DOWN DINNER FOR 100 PAX .
BARS AND RESTAURANTS
LA BRASSERIE FOR 144 GUEST:
24-HOUR COFFEE SHOP OFFERS A LA CARTE LUNCH AND AN ELABORATE BUFFET FOR BREAKFAST
AND DINNER. LA BRASSERIE ALSO OFFERS A VARIETY OF INDIAN, EUROPEAN AND ASIAN CUISINES.
LA PLAZA FOR 40 GUEST
A WIDE RANGE OF SANDWICHES, AND COOKIES AVAILABLE IN THE ATRIUM TEA LOUNGE.
GOLDEN PHOENIX FOR 84 GUEST
ONE OF THE CITY'S MOST POPULAR RESTAURANTS SERVING SZECHWAN AND CANTONESE
CUISINE.
PAKWAN FOR 108 GUEST
WITH AN ETHNIC INDIAN AMBIENCE, THE RESTAURANT SPECIALIZES IN NORTH-WEST FRONTIER
CUISINE AND HAS A PERFECT SETTING WITH LIVE GHAZALS.

LE BELVEDERE FOR 84 GUEST: ROOF TOP RESTAURANT AND NIGHT CLUB


HENRI BAR: ROOF TOP BAR
DJS: DISCOTHEQUE AT BANQUET FLOOR

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BASEMENT PLAN

hot head press

ac plant

service corridor
view 2.2 m wide

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laundry does
not have its
own service
lift

washing machine

parking

kitchen is located with


service core

buzz bars

BASEMENT PLAN

18-0 wide ramp with 1:6 slope

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Main
staff
entrance

GROUND FLOOR PLAN

The Napolean hall (1080 sq,m,)


It has a separate entrance and a pre function area. It can accommodate 1000 p
for reception and 550 p for sit-down dinner with a dance floor.
This hall can be divided if required, by a sound proof partition giving
two halls.
Rasina hall (240 sq.m)
It Overlooks a beautiful lawn and separate
entrance from raisina road. This hall can
accommodate 200 p for reception and 100
p for sit-down dinner

SEPRATE BANQUET ENTRY


FROM JANPATH
Name
Raisina

R o o m Ceiling
Area
Size m Height m sqm
20 x 12
240
4.05

Windsor hall (236 sq,m,)


It is a unique banquet hall with granite,
glass and marble and can accommodate 200 p
for reception and sit-down dinner for 100 p .
Name
Name
Windsor

Roo m
Size m
17.5 x 13.5

Area
Height m sqm
Ceiling

4.7

236

Napolean 1

Roo m
Size m
25 x 27

Area
Height m sqm
675
3.9
Ceiling

Napolean 2 15 x 27

3.9

405

27 x 40

3.9

1080

Napolean

The hall can be converted into two by the means of a sound proof partition according to the gathering.

FIRST FLOOR PLAN

Sitting provided in the


lobby

Coffee shop

Bar

Reception

Main entrance

Pastry shop

Sitting provided with pastry shop

Bar

FIRST FLOOR PLAN

Coffee shop

Main entrance

Sitting provided in the


lobby

Reception

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Pastry shop

SECOND FLOOR PLAN

Shopping arcade is just below the service floor acts


as segregation between private zone with public
zone i.e. lobby
Centre shops have an area of 100 sq.m
Large display windows give a unique effect to
floor and also break corridor monotony
Corner shops are the premium shops having an area
of 175 sq.m

SERVICE FLOOR PLAN

Height is approx. 7-0


AHU of different restaurants are
Swimming pool is provided just

located on service floor

above service floor with sunk in


service floor area
Filtration plant of swimming pool is
also provided in service floor
Filtration plant of swimming pool is also
provided in service floor.

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TYPICAL FLOOR
5th FLOOR TO 12th FLOOR

ROOMS AND SUITES


2 FIRE EXIT STAIR CASE
4 GUEST LIFTS

4 SERVICE LIFT

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TYPICAL FLOOR
5th FLOOR TO 12th FLOOR

LIFT LOBBY AREA

VIEW OF ATRIUM SHOWING


CAPSULE LIFT
AND EXECUTIVE LOUNGE ABOVE

VIEW OF ATRIUM SHOWING

VIEW OF CORRIDOR

DELUXE ROOM INTERIOR

SUITE ROOM INTERIOR

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TWENTIETH FLOOR

PRESIDENTIAL SUITES,
SUITES
1 BAR,

2 RESTAURANTS

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TWENTIETH FLOOR

VIEW OF SUITE

VIEW OF SUITE

EXECUTIVE LOUNGE

VIEW OF BAR

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VIEW OF PRESIDENTIAL SUITE

SECTION

SERVICES
WATER SUPPLY AND TREATMENT

FIRE FIGHTING AND INSTALLATION:

Source: Bore Well


-total four types of water tanks are there
-There Is A Change In Water of Swimming Pool Every 6 Hours.
-Boiler: 3nos. 600 Kl/Hr Water Into Steam Which Is
Supplied To Laundry And Kitchen.
-The Hotel Has Its Own System Of Filtration, Chlorination
And Changing Of Water.
-Calorifier: Vessel Full Of Cold Water Steam Gets Condensed
& Comes To The Boilers.

I.

Fire hydrants with rubberized canvas for major fire are


provided on each floors.
II. Yard hydrants are provided around the building
III. Automatic sprinkler system:
In case of fire when temperature rises above 68-79 C,
the quartzite head bursts installed at a distance of 3M
centre to centre in the ceiling.

WATER DISPOSAL SYSTEM:

Sumps are provided in the service floor.


SEWAGE:
Include both liquid and solid waste.
Vertical shafts are provided for sewage.
Automatic sprinkler alarm panel
GARBAGE DISPOSAL:
Separate entrance for garbage carrying vehicle is provided.
There are two types of garbage storage:
Dry garbage area: separate stores for crushed bottles, canes
and dust bin disposal.
Wet garbage area: air -conditioned area at temperature of
-9 degree Celsius.

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Manual call box indication


Public address system
Smoke Detectors
Fire Detection Panel and
Warning System:

LAUNDARY:
I. The Laundry of Le Meridian is 300 Sq.M.
II. Soiled linen is brought to the laundry in following manner:
III. The housekeeping staff changes linen in each room daily.
this soiled linen is then send to the soiled linen storage
room via linen chutes. Linen staff is provide near service lifts.
then labeled w.r.t the room no. the clothes are then
characterized as per type, for e.g. cotton, silk, woolen, etc.
V. Linen area depends upon the type of hotel.
VI. Typically the provided 4m sq area is sufficient for linen
storage.
VII. According to its types clothes area grouped into linen
storage and washing laundry.
Equipment in the laundry:
a. 3(small) washing machine
b. 3(large) washing machine
c. Dry cleaner
d. Calendar machine
e. Shirt press, steam press (woolen, silk)
f. Hot head press (cotton

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AIR CONDITIONING:
The whole structure is centrally air conditioned
Fan coil units are provided in each room to control the quantity and
quality of air.
A.C. plant room is on the second basement Height-6 meters.
Thumb rule-1 tonnage used for 27 meters cube of voltage chilled water
system.
Chilled water used as refrigerant
Plant room is centrally placed
a. No. of A.H.U.s- 5
b. Total load1500 tone
Chiller plant - 3 Nos. of 300 Ton each
All 3 are used in peak hours
13 degrees input and 8 degrees output
Average temperature - 8 C
Colour code
m. Chilled water line - blue
n.
Condenser line - green
inch the pipes provided in all rooms.
In winters, steam from the boiler is used to heat water for airconditioning.
Total area covered by the AC- 37790 sq. m.
Total capacity when fully used - 1100 tons
BOILERS:
The boiler room is provided next to the parking on the first
basement having an area of 170 Sq.M.
At Le Meridien ,steam boilers are used to produce stem for
heating water.
There are 3 steam boilers each with a capacity of 3.5 ton/ hour.
The hot water supply to the hotels is divided in 2 parts:

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2 ATRIUM
THE ATRIUM IS 67
METERS HIGH WITH
LIGHT TAKEN FROM
THE SIDES.
AREA OF THE ATRIUM
IS NOT INCLUDE IN THE
FLOOR AREA.AND IT
GIVES BETTER VIEW
FROM ALL FLOOR.

3 FAADE.
FAADE TREATMENT ON THE EXTERIOR PRESENTS A
VERY STABLE AND STRONG VISUAL EFFECT BY USE OF
MIRRORED CURTAIN WALLS WHICH GO AGAINST THE
CULTURAL STYLE OF DELHI, THE DESIGN IS CONCEIVED
TO EXPRESS MATERIALS AND MOOD THAT BELONG
TO THE FUTURISTIC ENVIRONMENT AND AGE.

4 STRUCTURE...
THE HOTEL IS A 20 STOREY HIGH BUILDING
THEREFORE THE STRUCTURE OF THE
BUILDING IS THOUGHT-FULLY
DESIGNED R.C.C. FRAMED STRUCTURE,
WHICH HAS CREATED FLEXIBLE SPACES IN
THE INTERIOR.

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5 MATERIALS

6 LANDSCAPE .
INTERNAL SPACES HAVE BEEN
EXTENSIVELY LANDSCAPED BY

USE OF PLANTERS, SCULPTURES,


SITTING AREAS ETC.

7 CIRCULATIONS
VEHICULAR MOVEMENT IS RESTRICTED ONLY
TO THE PERIPHERY OF THE SITE WITH ONLY
PEDESTRIAN MOVEMENT ALLOWED INSIDE
THE BLOCKS CREATING A VERY CLEAN
ENVIRONMENT. PARKING HAS BEEN KEPT IN
THE BASEMENT ALLOWING REST OF THE SITE
TO BE LANDSCAPED.

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USE OF VARIOUS MODERN DAY


MATERIALS LIKE TINTED-GLASS,
AND ALSO THE USE OF LOCAL
FABRICS, REGIONAL CARPETS
AND TRADITIONAL CRAFTS
EMPHASIZING THE INDIAN
CHARACTER OF THE HOTEL.