new Vidhan Sabha Complex consists of six-sectors arranged to give
an overall circular plan of 140 m in diameter covering an area of
about 29,000 sqm. Within the extent of the building, the existing
ground level falls approximately 8m.
has been integrated into the design in an imaginative manner and has
resulted in two to five storey buildings. The normal grid for the
floor system is 10m x 10m having two way beams and secondary ribs
at one third points in both directions.
The innovative roof structures include:
- a 26m diameter hemispherical dome on the Vidhan Sabha hall
- a doubly curved shell on a triangular base with two 43m sides and
one 36m side for a multipurpose hall
- a composite space truss in concrete and steel to
cover 14m x 14m of the Vidhan Parishad
- two 30m x 30m lobby areas each supported on four columns with an
interesting roof system.