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AAN ABRAHAM CHACKO 27SAR301 THESIS -2012
Introduction
What is nature cure center?
Nature cure center is a center which accommodates diverse system of medicine-
but to address the fourth dimension of our health our mind

Relevance of nature cure in todays world?
The stress and strain which the modern man is constantly beleaguered from
all sides pressure from his work place, the demands from the need to spend
quality time. He badly needs solace and a place to rejuvenate himself.
todays world is going back to the nature in all aspects of their life from the construction field to the health sector.
increase of tourism .

AIM
NATURE CURE CENTRE AIMS AT ESTABLISHING AN INTEGRATED RESORT TO PROVIDE TOTAL RELAXATION
FOR MIND AND THE BODY.
STATISTICS SHOW THAT OVER 40% OF ALL ILLNESS IS PSYCHOLOGICAL . SO NATURE CURE IMBIBE
SOOTHING ENERGY OF NATURE TO THE MIND.

GENERAL FACILITIES IN A NATURE CURE CENTER

ADMINISTRATION
OUT-PATIENT & IN PATIENT BLOCK
COTTAGES FOR PATIENTS AND STAFFS
LIBRARY
RECREATION CENTRE
MEDITATION
DIET CENTRE
SERVICES
UTILITY











Tentative case studies
Soukya holistic healthcare center,
banglore.
Jindal institute of yogic science , banglore.
r.K nature cure center, coimbatore.
Devaaya nature cure center, goa

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AAN ABRAHAM CHACKO 27SAR301 THESIS -2012
LITERATURE STUDY
TREATMENTS
NATUROPATHY
HOMEOPATHY
YOGA &MEDITATION ACUPUNTURE
Naturopathy is a therapeutics system with
which neither surgical nor medicinal agents are
used or administered.
The core ideology is that all remedies are
based around natural sources.
The origins of naturopathy can be traced back thousands of years to
ancient Shamanic, Indian and Chinese civilizations.
DIFFERENT TREATMENTS PROVIDED




Mud therapy Whirlpool
bath
Steam bath Sauna bath
The basic principle of homeopathy, known as the
"law of similar", is "let like be cured by like."
It was first stated by German physician Samuel
Hahnemann in 1796.
In homeopathy the main emphasis is on the
remedial agents in illness and in health.
It is a low cost system using only the non-toxic
drugs.



Homeopathy is a form of alternative medicine in
which practitioner treat patients using Highly diluted
preparations that are believed to cause healthy
people to exhibit symptoms that are similar to those
exhibited by the patient.
Acupuncture is a system of healing
which has been practiced in china
An other countries for thousand
years.
It is used to treat people with a wide
range of illness.
Its focus is on improving the overall well being of
the patient, rather Than the isolated treatment of
specific symptoms.
According to traditional Chinese philosophy, our
health is dependent
On the bodys motiving energy known as qi
moving in a smooth and balanced way through a
series of meridians beneath the skin.

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AAN ABRAHAM CHACKO 27SAR301 THESIS -2012
LITERATURE STUDY
Yoga & meditation is a physical, mental, and spiritual
discipline, originating in ancient India.
Yoga has recognized and accepted the unbalance of the mind .
Yoga is a stepwise, stage wise eight fold path to final from pain and suffering.
The eight steps are:
Yama (The five "abstentions"): non-violence, non-lying, non-covetousness, non-sensuality, and non-
possessiveness.
Niyama (The five "observances"): purity, contentment, austerity, study, and surrender to god.
Asana: (Literally means "seat) and in Patanjali's Sutras refers to the seated position used for meditation.
Pranayama ("Suspending Breath"): `Prana, breath, `Ayama, to restrain or stop. Also interpreted as control of the life force.
Pratyahara ("Abstraction"): Withdrawal of the sense organs from external objects.
Dharana ("Concentration"): Fixing the attention on a single object.
Dhyana ("Meditation"): Intense contemplation of the nature of the object of meditation.
Samadhi ("Liberation"): merging consciousness with the object of meditation.


STANDARDS
CATEGORIZATION OF SPACES FLOW OF GUEST AND STAFF
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Standards
ROOM SPACING KITCHEN AND DINING
LAUNDRY AREA
CONSULTATION ROOM
LIBRARY
AREA OF
INDIVIDUALWORK
STATION
DISTANCE
BETWEEN THE
TABLES
HEIGHT OF FIVE-
SHELF UNIT
MINIMUM DISTANCE FOR
CIRCULATION
MEDITATION
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AAN ABRAHAM CHACKO 27SAR301 THESIS 2012
LITERATURE CASESTUDY
TREATMENTS
MEDITATION
PANCHAKARMA
Location :Situated in Kachchh on India's west coast, Navjivan rests
34km from Bhuj and 22km from Mandvi,
Area : 20 acres
yoga
physiotherapy
ACUPUNCTURE
facilities
Indoor activities Outdoor activities others
medicinal garden
Of 5 acres





nakshatra garden





cultural program





meditation
Nature walk
Health shop





Theatre
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LITERATURE CASESTUDY
The Centre is spread across 14 acres of land, offering a breathtaking view of the lush landscapes outside the crowded city limits. With
its exotic beauty and relaxing hospitality, this centre is the perfect place to enjoy relaxation and rejuvenation of the mind, body, and
soul. All guestrooms at Centre offer style and modern comfort.

Living
Standard rooms
With open view of lush landscape, these Standard rooms are understated yet luxurious with
accommodation for not more than 2 persons. Rooms are equipped with cupboard, attached toilets &
common intercom facility.

The Centre has 6 Superior AC rooms, all this superior rooms with accommodation for not more than 2
Persons. These Rooms are equipped with cupboard, attached toilets & common intercom facility.
Superior rooms
Deluxe villas
The Centre has Deluxe Villas having large rooms which open onto two galleries with picture-perfect views. The
Deluxe Villas feature attached toilet, western closet. The Room also has intercom facility for internal
communication. These Rooms can accommodate more than 2 people.
The Centre has 7 luxury AC villas having large rooms which open onto two galleries with sloping
landscaped garden. The Luxury Villas feature attached toilet, western closet. The Room also has
intercom facility for internal communication. These Rooms can accommodate more than 2 people.
luxury villas
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LITERATURE CASESTUDY
Zoning
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LITERATURE CASESTUDY
Inference
ENTRY
CHILDRENS
PARK
STAFF
QUATERS
CAR PARKING
DORMITORIES
DIRECTORS
BUNGLOW
RECEPTION
YOGA
HALL
Kitchen
&dining Dome
Deluxe
rooms
Special
rooms
Treatment room
(m)
Treatment
room (f)
Special
treatment
Farm
Staff flow
Guest
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open space built up space
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LITERATURE CASESTUDY
Entry park parking bungalow Treatmen
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yoga dining cottages farm Reception Staff
Quarter
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Park H H M M vL Vl Vl Vl H H
Parking H H M M vL Vl l Vl H H
Bungalow m m M m vl vl vl l h vl
Treatment Vl m m M M M H H Vl Vl
Yoga vL vL vL Vl M H M L L Vl
Dining Vl vl Vl Vl M H H L L Vl
Cottages Vl Vl L Vl M M H H L Vl
Farm Vl vl vl L M L L H M Vl
Reception M h h h vl l l l M L
Staff
quarters
H H H Vl Vl Vl Vl Vl Vl L
Area proximity chart
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Location : The centre is located on National Highway-86 between lush
green hills of the vindhyachal range and the Betwa river 9 kms from Raisen
and Sanchi and 45 km from Bhopal the capital of Madhya Pradesh.
Area : 45 acres
Naturopathy

Treatments
Packs, Compresses
Massage, Vibro Massage
Baths
Under water Massage
Jacuzzi
Whirlpool bath
Reflexology
Magnetic treatment
Color bath (Helio therapy)
Steam
Sauna
Acupressure
Accupuncture
Herbal packs
Mud bath
Asthma bath
Partial massage
Enema
Ayurveda
SNEHAN- (Oeliation). Massage with nontoxic, herbal medicated oil is done before every panchakarma procedure by
especially trained massaures.It helps to regulate blood circulation & relaxation to fatigue muscles.
SWEDAN-(FOMENTATION)Fomentation of whole body or to a particular part of body is done .this process opens up
every single pore of the skin and detoxifies.
VAMANA-(Emesis): after careful examination of patient drugs are administered to generate controlled bouts of vomitus
so as to extract vitiated Kapha .
VIRECHAN(Purgation): Medicine induced purgation to throw vitiated Pitta.
BASTI:Enema of decoction or oil is administered under acute or chronic vitiated vata condition.
NASYA:Medicated oil or ghee is put in to nostrils to correct diseases like migraine,sinus, coryza.
RAKTAMOKSHAN:Letting of impure blood from body which causes diseases like eczema,psoriasis,gout,.Letting is least
invasive performed by means of leech ,syringe.
SHIRODHARA: insomnia, hypertension depression, anxiety are effectively cured by continuous pouring of fragrant
medicated oil overhead.
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Fully size swimming pool
Gymnasium
Physiotherapy center
Herbal garden
Auditorium
2km long walkway
Dining hall
24hrs naturopathy doctors
Well equipped library
Separate treatment sections
For male and female
Capacity of accommodating 100
patients at a time.


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LITERATURE CASESTUDY
Inference
Auditorium
Farm
cottages
Ayurveda Yoga hall
Admin
Research
center
Resort block
entry
Treatment
room (f)
Treatment
room (m)
Swimming
pool
Dining
Staff
quarters
Staff
Guest
Flow chart of guest and staff
facilities
Auditorium
Library
Swimming pool
gymnasium
Facilities other than the treatment facilities
open spaces
accommodation
treatment
other facilites
Space organization
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Area proximity chart
Entry Auditoriu
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Farm Admin Cottag
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Yoga Ayurved
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Naturop
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Swimmi
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Staff
Quarter
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Dining
Entry H H M M Vl L Vl Vl Vl Vl
Auditori
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Farm H H M H Vl L Vl Vl Vl Vl
Admin M M M H H H M L Vl Vl
cottage
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Yoga Vl Vl Vl M H L H M L L
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Swimmi
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Staff
quarter
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LITERATURE CASESTUDY
Sunrise naturopathy
&
health resort

Sunrise Health Resort offers a unique combination of leisure & pleasure, fun,
relaxation, tranquility, wellness & healthcare through alternative health therapies.
Location : the foot hills of Aravali near Sar village (Bilochi)



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Accommodation
Dining
Health spa
Conference hall
Recreation
Health spa
The SPA building constructed over in 30,000 Sq. Ft. Area
24 Luxurious Therapy Rooms
05 Consultation Rooms,
02 Meditation & Relaxation Room,
02 Nos. Yoga Venue,
Fitness Center,
A/C Gym,
Aerobics Facility,
Steam,
Jacuzzi,
Sauna,
Chilled Bath,
Milk Bath,
Bubble Bath,
Swimming Pool,
Herbal Mud Pool,
Acupressure Track etc.
Ayurveda Doctor 1 Massage Therapist 4 Male, 4 Female
Naturopathy
Doctor
1 Mud Bath Therapist 2 Male, 2 Female
Yoga-Instructor 1 Naturopathy Chef 2
Panchkarma
Instructor
4
Naturopathy
Therapist
2 Male, 2 Female
Library 1
Amantra:
Naturopathy Dinning
Hall
1
Acupuncture
walkway
Health spa
Laughter therapy
Bubble bath Aerobics
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Conference hall
04 Conference Halls
Conference Halls accommodate 25 ppl to 500 Ppl.
Multipurpose hall
a big air-cooled Multi purpose hall that can accommodate 400 Ppl.
Dining
An air conditioned multi cuisine restaurant offers you a large variety of
Continental, Chinese, Mughal dishes along with Indian delicacies with the
capacity of 150 Ppl.
Recreation
out-door sports activities like lawn tennis, cricket, football, badminton, golf, jogging tracks, volleyball,
basketball and indoor games like billiards,
card room, chess, small bowling alley and library.
Accommodation
Sunrise Health Resort offers you a beautiful, luxurious, well designed and decorated 40 Air-conditioned Deluxe Green Cottages
and 16 Air-conditioned Aravali Suites
features :-
Large window with garden view
Mini fridge
Satellite TV
Tea / Coffee Maker
Hot & cold running water
Direct Dial Telephone
Wake Up Call
Room service (24 hrs)
Laundry Services


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Inference
Treatment rooms hierarchy
73%
15%
6%
6%
therapy room
consultation room
meditation room
yoga venue
Conference -
500
Multipurpose -
400
Dining -
150
Capacity
Concept of Combination of leisure and
healthcare .
Acupuncture track
Recreation facilities
Herbal mud pool
Bubble pool
Facilities provided in each rooms
The rooms are not of cottages
Type, but of apartment type .








Design highlights
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AAN ABRAHAM CHACKO 27SAR301 THESIS 2012
Site
Site proposal
Location : pattikad , near peechi dam, thrissur

Site area : 15acre

Accessibility :
By Road: It is at a distance of 15 km (9.3 mi) from Thrissur city and have regular buses.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Peechi Dam is the Thrissur Railway Station, which is only at distance of 22 kilometers.
By Air: The nearest airport to Peechi Dam is the Kochi Airport which is at a distance of only 98 km (61 mi).

Nearest attractions : peechi vazhani wildlife sancutary , botanical gardens , peechi dam, it is built across the river of manali river

Climate : 35 c- 20c



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AAN ABRAHAM CHACKO 27SAR301 THESIS 2012
Site
Proposal of site
Location : chavakadu , thrissur district
Area : 10 acre
Accessibility:
Nearest railway station: Guruvayoor, about 8 km.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 58 km from Thrissur.
Nearest attraction: chavakadu beach, guruvayur temple
Nh 17 is connected by arterial road.
Feasibility of the site :
the lush green area around it and the serene backwater infront of it makes it feasible.
It is a tourist spot