GEECEE visit 2018


The students of third and fourth year B.Arch. (sem V & Sem VII) visited the construction site of Cloud 36 by GeeCee ventures at Ghansoli on 8th June 2018 (Sem V) and 11th June 2018 (Sem VII) to gain “hands-on” experience for their electives on sustainable design accompanied by faculties Ar. Ketaki Gupte and Ar. Lalit Davate. Cloud 36 is pre-certified for a three star rating by IGBC. The project is designed by Ar. Hafeez Contractor.

Mr. Khandare, the project incharge on site gave our team a tour of entire site. He explained the various advanced technologies used in the project and the research in materials that was done to achieve sustainability, efficiency, speed and achieve cost reduction.

Following were the main features used in the project:

  • Mivan construction technology was adopted for economic, rapid and stable construction.
  • Use of residue from blast furnace in concrete.
  • Efficient planning.
  • Efficient construction management.
  • Fire safety and water conservation.

The students got to see the entire construction process, all building services, waste and sewage treatment plant.