TA: Kruti V ShahIn Transit: Making a place between Arrival and Departure
As Transit has become an integral part of our daily life , Transit places have become integral parts of our cities. Transit Places are Public spaces that facilitate the use of public Transport. Transit Places connect people in a region and a community to the outside world. Transit places allow people to Transit between different modes of Transport. Transit places allow for a greater footfall and gathering of People which acts as a catalyst for the growth of the local economy. Transit places where multiple modes of transport are connected allow for efficient use of land and other resources in turn providing better connectivity and improved quality of service for the Passengers. Having understood the Importance of Transit Places, the studio aims to design an Intermodal transit Centre for the Temple town of Kayavarohan. The intermodal Transit Centre shall connect entire regional transit system of the western railway and State bus service to the surrounding community of the Town. The studio aims to design and develop user friendly elements for the Transit system. The studio also focusses on making the Transit Place well integrated with the adjacent land uses and developments. The design of the Transit center shall address the issues of accessibility, safety and convenience.