Parametric Column (Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport By SOM Architects)

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at Mumbai is one of the busiest airports in India. For years it had languished with limited and obsolete facilities. Then in the year 2006, an internationally acclaimed firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) was commissioned to redesign the airport on the same site. Construction of the new airport completed in 2014, and international operations from the new Terminal -T2 commenced on 12 February, 2014.

The design of the motif for the moulded coffered panels has been derived from teardrop-shaped eye of the peacock which is India’s national bird. At the centre of each of the coffered panels is a round aperture for natural and electric light to pass. In each aperture is a laminated lens that produces two colours, depending on the angle at which light strikes it. About the effect of these lights on the ambiance, the designers have very rightly said, “When the light is right, the whole airport looks like a Rajasthan palace filled with coloured glass.”

The cluster file is available at - Parametric Column | Food4Rhino



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Nice work, super interesting and challenging paneling pattern!
Also gave it a try some time ago:

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Thank you so much for appreciating my work :grinning: :v:
PS. Soon I will upload it as a user object on food4rhino.

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Wow, Amazing Man! I have been trying to replicate it from months! Thank you for sharing your work on the forum. Cheers :beers:
Keep up the good work!

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The cluster file is available at - Parametric Column | Food4Rhino

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