TCS Offices Noida,
TCS Tata Consultancy Services, Mumbai
Architect of record
Snehal Shah, Ahmedabad
Gross floor area
A long building is designed parallel to the edge of the lot and perpendicular to the existing building separating the urbanized areas from the surrounding countryside. On the north front, towards the access road, a cylindrical volume stands clear off the linear building. Inside are the general public spaces, characterized by a wide central volume ending in a ventilation tower that provides overhead day lighting through small window cuts. The system of a double skinned wall ensures of natural ventilation for the internal office rooms, while the more compact south walls have no openings thus forming a screen against the direct and strong sunlight. The portico space on the ground floor reveals the presence of a vast green area, also effective in abating overheating in the areas adjacent to the new building.
stone slabs are used for the exterior cladding, while floors are finished with a dark grey polished