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ABOUT:

Ranga Shankara" a unique 300 seater theatre space in Bangalore with a thrust and
revolving stage, the first of its kind in south India designed to nourish the dream of
Shankar Nag in creating a unifying language, a forum for creating sensitive experience. It
is a platform for contemporary theatre - a frame. The idea was to create a language that
gives a sense of exploration & discovery as you move around the building. The idea was a
building that man wants to relate to.

RANGA SHANKARA, BANGALORE
Client: Sanket Trust
Architect: Mistry Architects
Built up area: 1, 120 sq.m
Year of completion: 2004
Contractor:
Civil: Shakti constructions
Civil enginner: Sterling engineering
Acoustic: sound design
ACTIVITY:
Auditorim for
Performing arts


HE SAW THEATRE AS A LANGUAGE CAPABLE OF EXPRESSING INNER MOST EMOTIONS,AN ART FORM
UNIFYING IN ITSELF.HE DREAMT OF A PLATFORM AT ONCEFEARLESS,ADVENTUROUS AND FREE OF
PREJUDICE WHICH COULD BECOME THE CULTURAL LIFE OF COMMUNITY AND EMPOWER FRESH TALENT
TO FULFILL ITS CREATIVE POTENTIAL.
Display area for exbits
Library
Small studios
for learning
classes
cafeteria
Analysis
The auditorium has a thrust stage with
a floor area of 165 sq.m.,
with four green rooms
and the very best of sound, lighting,
and technical facilities.
The auditorium is air conditioned
seats 320. Our thrust stage is the first and the
only one of its kind in Bangalore.
The stage and the auditorium
arrange the acoustics in a way that
artificial amplification becomes
unnecessary.
sound Reflectors
Panels on the roof
that help reflect the
sound coming from
the stage towards
the audience
wall material
Brick facing that
avoids any sort of
echo from
escaping acting as
a good sound
absorbent.
The stage is wooden
another good acoustic
material with positive
sound qualities enabling
better hearing conditions
with in the auditorium.
numerical data for the auditorium
Stage area = 1750 sq ft
Seating area=4605 sq ft
Foyer = 20% of Seating Area
Lobby=10% of seating area
Area of stage = 40% of Seating Area
This is what is recommended by the IS code
and satisfied by the auditorium of
Rangashankara.
Viewing Angles
Of stage from front row 0 degrees
Of stage from back row 36 degrees

the seats have soft brown
cushioning that again act
as sound absorbent
materials.
GROUNDFLOOR
PLAMN
FIRST FLOOR
PLAN
SECOND
FLOOR PLAN
SECTION

AUDITORIUM
OFFICE
COMMON SPACE
GALLERY
CAFETERIA
STUDIO
LIBRARY
ALLIANCE FRANCHISE:

Situated in a green retreat in the heart of Bangalore, l
Alliance franaise welcomes more than 3500 students every
year.
this is aunique centre for exciting exchange and encounter,
this distinct place of artistic creation and promotion, a
veritable bridge between French, francophone and Indian
cultures