AAI`s Chennai & Vadodara Airport awarded for sustainable green projects
AAI`s Chennai International Airport and Vadodara Airport have been awarded in Platinum category by ASSOCHAM GEM Green Building Council for sustainable green projects. Shri Arvind Singh, Chairman, AAI received the award by Shri Sandeep Narang, Member (ASSOCHAM) in presence of Shri Anuj Aggarwal, Member (HR), Shri I.N. Murthy, Member (Operations), Shri A K Pathak, Member (Planning), AAI & Project developers on 19th November, 2020.
ASSOCHAM has formed a Council for Green and Eco-friendly Movement (CGEM) that executes the ‘GEM Sustainability Certification Program’ with an objective to promote environment friendly green building design and construction.
The sustainable installations resulting in the green architecture of Vadodara Airport has got it certified as a rated 5 GEM project. The Vadodara Airport Terminal displays the influence of an engineering marvel and at the same time holds a strong identity featured with simplicity. Inspired by the body and wings of an airplane, the building’s bold sweeping form has been an outcome of the fusion of transparent and cloudy façade on North-South and East-West respectively and wraps the entire terminal with one single metal skin.