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Aria Hotel in Maharashtra

23 Mar 2020

Aria Resort Hotel in Nashik

Architecture: Sanjay Puri Architects

Location: Nashik, Maharashtra, western India

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

The site for the Aria Hotel is gently contoured rising up 9M towards the south with the entry at the lowest level in the north. Situated in the wine-growing region of India, the north faces a large river and a dam with hills beyond. The southern side rises up into hills in close proximity to the site. The client’s requirements included a large banquet hall of 15000 sq ft in addition to 60 rooms and other facilities.

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

Since the banquet hall would have large gatherings its access is planned directly from the road frontage at the lowest level of the site. The public facilities including the hotel lobby, restaurant, bar, spa & business center occupy a higher level 6 meters above the banquet hall entered directly from an ascending approach road.

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

The rooms at the higher level are oriented to face the river in the north or the immediate hills in the south with open circulation spaces & naturally ventilated & skylit courtyards. Each level of the hotel is integrated with the natural contours of the site, minimizing land cutting & landfill. No soil was taken out of the site or brought into the site while constructing, making the construction both economical and sustainable. Over fifty percent of the walls are built with natural black basalt stone available in close proximity to the site.

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

All the circulation spaces are naturally lit & ventilated rendering the building energy efficient. Solar panels on the rooftop, over the banquet kitchen & parking areas, generate fifty percent of the electrical energy required for the hotel. Rainwater harvesting tanks, with water recycling & reuse, further add to the sustainable methods adopted for the design of this hotel. All the rooms, restaurants, spa & banquets open into sheltered balconies & decks that provide outdoor usable spaces whilst minimizing the heat gain into the internal volumes.

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

On each floor, the rooms form rectilinear cuboids that are angled differently creating balconies that frame the picturesque surroundings with 2 floor high suites at the topmost levels. Painted in terracotta color stucco, these frames are juxtaposed with the black basalt stone walls of the lower floors.

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

Aria Hotel is designed contextually, responding to the site contours, the views of the surroundings, the climate & the materials creating a web of experiences within its different volumes.

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

Aria Resort Hotel in Maharashtra, India – Building Information

Architects: Sanjay Puri Architects
Location: Nashik, India
Client’s Name: Mr. Aditya Parakh
Plot Area: 3.2 Acre
Total built-up: 13935 sqm
Start year: June 2016
Project completion year: June 2019
Lead architect: Sanjay Puri
Design Team: Toral Doshi, Manjeet Khatri, Sudhir Ambasana, Dipti Patil

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

About Sanjay Puri Architects
Sanjay Puri, alumni of Mayo College, Ajmer and St.Xaviers College, Mumbai graduated from the Academy of Architecture, Mumbai in 1988 and is the principal architect of the firm Sanjay Puri Architects.

With a young team of over 72 architects, the firm has a diverse portfolio of projects including townships, residential developments, software parks, hotels, retail malls, schools, and smaller individual projects.

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

Aria Resort Hotel Nashik Maharashtra

Photography: Dinesh Mehta

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Location: Nashik, state of Maharashtra, west India, south Asia

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