Friday, May 26, 2017

NID to revamp the Ahmedabad airport, add ‘glocal’ touch

Ahmedabad: The National Institute of Design(NID)- Ahmedabad is all set to rejig Ahmedabad’s domestic and international terminals with state-of-art design intervention on visual ergonomics and aesthetic experiential appeal using its design competency to improve overall passenger experience. With the endeavour NID is going to empower the overall appeal of the domestic and international terminals of Ahmedabad’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) Airport.
NID Director Pradyumna Vyas along with faculty colleagues met Manoj Gangal, Director – SVPI and his team recently. NID and SVPI team visited both domestic and international terminal to workout a comprehensive ‘action plan’ and would be submitting it before the SVPI authorities in 10 working days.
The main objective of the project would be to add the traditional local flavour while enhancing and improving the segment of passenger amenities and overall experience of SVPI Airport. This will include enhancing of physical and visual components of comfort and overall ambience of the existing terminals in areas linked to parking, dropping, passenger corridors, arrival and departure enclosures, entry & exit enclosures, security, checking and hold areas, baggage dispose and claim areas, washrooms, refreshment, lobby and lounges, etc.
25/05/17 Indian Express