Jayaprakash Narayan Interpretation Centre (Museum of Socialism) | Archohm Consults

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Project Name: Jayaprakash Narayan Interpretation Centre (Museum of Socialism)

Practice: Archohm Consults

Firm Location: Noida (Uttar Pradesh)

Completion year: 2016

Gross Built up Area: 3355 sqm.

Project Location: Lucknow

Lead Architects: Mr. Saurabh Gupta

Design Team: Saurabh Gupta , Aarti, DD Sharma, Sadhvi, Rachna, Suboor Amit Sharma, Sanjay Rawat, Dipankar Dutta, Bhoomika Singhal, Ram Sagar, Neha Aggarwal,Shahzad Ahmad Siddharth Bathla, Shubham Agrahari, Divya Makhijani, Prashasti Chandra, Masood Khan, Anshika Bhandari, Rishabh Kaushik, Harnehmat Kaur, Aakash Srivastava, SourabhKhurana, Vimal Rautela, Harsh Chauhan, Varun Sood, Dheeraj Pandey, Manish Singh

Clients: Lucknow Development Authority

Structural Consultants: Roark Consulting

Landscape Consultants: Shaheer Associates S.J.A. Consultants

Others: Sunil Nayyar Consultants Pvt. Ltd., ARCHOHM Consults

Photo Credits: Andre J Fonthome

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Project Description

(Text as submitted by the Architects)

The contemporary nature of the museum’s architecture takes responsibility for creating what will be tomorrow’s history, while narrating the current one. Although it celebrates and shares the ideology of socialism in retrospect, it also reflects the times we live in–both in its experience and space-making. The monolithic and bold form of the building takes a stance, and exudes empowerment, saying that, be it a building or man, one must be undaunted while envisioning and realizing a dream. It is much like what we understand of Jayaprakash Narayan’s life.


The conception of the institution was a journey that evolved with the project. The architecture sits in conversation and merges seamlessly with museum and exhibition planning, experience design and landscape. The centre serves as a gateway to the Jayaprakash Narayan International Centre and together, they ensure that an international flavor is imparted to the complex which in turn validates the recognition of the institution as an attempt to be an ambassador of the city of Lucknow




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