Interior & Graphic work for Jawahar Lal Nehru Metro Station, Kochi is one of the prestigious projects undertaken by HLK Group. The metro station of 41172 sq. ft. was designed with “Sporting Heritage of Kerala theme.
The Scope of work included design & execution of station interior based on a theme given by KMRL. The theme- ‘Sporting heritage of Kerala’ was depicted as graphics & textual matter on different surfaces. The primary data collected was converted to graphical illustrations which was then printed & applied on to various cladding prepared by the contractor. Summing up the major work includes, Entrance portal, False ceiling, Graphics on staircase riser, Wall cladding & graphics, glass cladding & graphics.
Entrance Portal: The design on the entrance portal is inspired from the best shots positions of different Types of game. Each portal has different sports icons giving all the entrances sports feel.
False Ceiling: These open constructed ceiling systems give a free view to the ceiling voids and perfectly fulfill our Acoustic and thermal requirements. The design adds a modern look to the space.
Staircase rise: These amazing domestic indoor/outdoor games prompt you to take a step ahead, doesn't matter how many times you get down while walking, just keep moving forward with an inspiration.
Wall Cladding: The main focus of the design was to showcase all the sports that are played in India.
Columns: The idea was to convert the ordinary columns into a focal point for the station, so to make them standout we decided to use the area in such a way that it provides the information to the commuters and inspire them.
Kiosk/Ticker counter: The concept for all the below counters is the composition of the equipment’s used in all type of games.