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Water Terminal - thesis help
Hello,
I am a student in my final year of an undergraduate architecture program. My thesis topic is to design a water terminal in Mumbai. I will be designing local, national, and international terminals along with a fishing jetty.
I would like to know of any case studies relating to water terminals, as I am having difficulty finding any.
I am also trying to find out what criteria one should use to determine how many boats and ships a terminal would be serving.
In addition, I would be greatly appreciative if anyone could suggest some web sites where I can find water terminal or airport plans.

Thanks.
Shikha Bharadwaj
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Water Terminal - thesis help
Get a hold of a Time Saver Standards reference book and find details about your subject from the appropriate sections.
Dushyant Nathwani
Water Terminal - thesis help
hi shikha,
i hav also selected a similar topic for my thesis. pls could u share the data gathered by u n also can u guide me for the same. i intend to hav cargo as well as passenger activities to b carried out from the terminal.....pls suggest me the information source.....
thanks......
Kiran Sawarkar
Water Terminal - thesis help
Hi Bharadwaj:

You can look through Time Savers Standard, which is very western based. I would suggest, do a casestudy of a typical vernacular water terminal in your location, through observations, note taking and sketching, more like a reconnisance survet. Then do a comparative analysis, between what conditions are existing, and what time saver standards suggest and where is the void of issues. That will create a playground for you to work and set your design objective and parameters to explore. It will strengthen your design target for your project.

Cheers!!!

FNaz
Architectural Environmental Engineer
UK
Farah Naz
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