Dr. SIVANTHI ADITANAR STATUE AND LANDSCAPE (INSTITUITIONAL)

CLIENT
Daily thanthi Group
YEAR
(2015)
PROGRAM
Architecture
STATUS
Completed

DETAILS

The renowned Indian media baron,Padmashri Dr.Sivanthi Aditanar's statue and landscape was designed in an area of approximately 1500sft. The statue was planned to be placed at Dr.Sivanth Adithnar college of Engineering, Thiruchendur. The design to construction was completed in 90 days. This project saw a highly coordinated design and execution. The design and construction phase had professionals from various services working together on a tight schedule and finishing it with quality, on the specified time.

The 7 feet statue of Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar stands tall on the 5 feet pedestal, at 12 feet from the Road level. The Pedestal was cladded with Pearl Blue Granite. Sadarahalli Granite, Black Granite, Cera Grey Granite, Ribbed Granite and cobble stone of black and grey shades were used extensively in the project.

The landscape design involved a variety of plants species to enhance the envionment. Plants that are planned include, but not limited to, Plumeria Alba, Foxtail Palm, Rhaphis Palm, Dianella, Boston Fern and many more. The design integrated multiple level platforms of water cascades withappropriate lighting, walkway paths and stairs to the pedestal around the statue, making the statue rest in harmony with its environment.

The landscape design involved locating a wide range of lighting to provide the right level of illumination, enhancing the environment. LED flood lights, spike lights, Rope lights, Underwater lights, recessed and bollard lights of various levels of illuminations were planned for the landscape.

The statue unveiling ceremony saw eminent personalities from varied backgrounds, from political to film fratenities. The TG Group was felicitated with an award for their contribution and commitment in the planning and execution of the project.

CLIENT SAYS:
Daily thanthi group admisters the largest Tamil daily in India by circulation. They say " Their dedication to the design, execution and the project management from the initial stage of the project to after its completion is more than anybody could expect. They have a very strong team and take up responsibilities and live up to their reputation. "