The link between the student housing, academic complexes and library
has been balanced with care. Given this functional consideration, Library
has been made a central and a dominant place in the whole campus design.
Library has been centrally placed between the Academic areas, housing and the Convention center. In the dispersed option, Library
lies in an equal proximity to all the schools and the convention
Academic Activities and related services include:
and Research areas for each discipline including a 2000 sq.ft. laboratory
Library with provision for 500,000 books.
Convention facilities including a Computer center for 500 work stations,
capable of operating wired or wireless world wide.
An auditorium with 1500 seating
Offices for Administration and Management.
areas include lecture halls for about hundred (100) students
at 20 sq.ft. per student. Minimum of two lecture halls are
required for four batches. Beside the halls, seminar and meeting
rooms as tutorial space are located for group teaching. Rooms for
faculties are proposed within this area in addition to the provision for
development of Library.
the academic areas will be located the laboratories. At this
juncture 2,000 sqft. area is proposed for the laboratories to handle
equipment which may be large size, or may require large open
Besides the built up lab area, open fields to carry out research in
environmental studies, medicinal sciences and engineering, 1400 acres of open
fields are presently reserved.
Academic Administration and
Within each discipline, area
has been made available and proposed for secretarial working
and fast services such as toilets, drinking water and with stores, etc. In
addition 40 % of space has been catered for circulation,
lobby, and lounging. This include courtyards and
In designing the academic areas and convention facilities care
has been taken
in creating interiors where high tech equipment and technologies may be used. At
the same time, thought has been given to developing structures and forms to depict perfection
and logic of science and technologies.
library is expected to contain about five hundred thousand books. Study areas for
students in the library is calculated on the basis of 15% students
using it at a hane. 50% of these students are expected to occupy study
barrels, 20% will occupy study
tables taking up 25 sq.ft per student, and 5% will use lounge
chairs. For about 4000 students in Phase 1, a total of 5000 sq.ft.
has been foreseen. In addition to this, 40% of this area
will be meant to
house library administration, services like toilets storage, etc.
Library function in (binding, repairing, cataloging, etc.), fort
lobbies, aisles and book exhibits. This brings the total area for
library to about 60,000 sq.ft.
Convention center is proposed to
be built as a part of library cum convention
complex. It will consist of an auditorium, a computer center, a large conference room
with provision for division into smaller ones, five seminar or workshop spaces
with provision for being combined, an audio video room, banquet facilities and
coffee lounge, exhibition areas, and services and administration sections.
auditorium is proposed to seat 1500 expandable to 2500
and will include back stage facilities and a hall for rehearsal.
5000 sq.ft area is proposed for the auditorium including 600 sq.ft
for 1500 audience.
center will cater for 500 workstations and facilities for mainframe
and satellite communication is proposed to be spread over about 2500
sq.ft. At 8 sq.ft per person the workstation will take 4000 sq.ft of
space, while the rest will be used to house the telecommunication
facilities and training and software development areas. Computer
center will provide telecommunication facility and help in resource
generation and development. The center will work as a main training
and software development center, beside acting as an outreach for
the institute's research studies.
seminar and workshops spaces will cover 6750 sq.ft area. In the
first Phase, the institute may start functioning with a flexible
4000 sq.ft space to house these functions.
room will house cassette libraries and special illumination and
sound control zones for listening and watching the cassettes. A
total of 2500 sq.ft area is initially reserved for it to house 20000
video (1100 sq.ft) and 50000 audio cassettes (500 sq.ft). Rest of
the area is for watching and listening stations. The design
will incorporate provisions for expansion and division, as actual
requirement capacity is determined.
Banquet And Exhibition
facilities for 600 persons at 30 sq.ft per student will require 18000
sq.ft space. Initially this facility may be built for 250
with extra space (600 sq.ft) for a coffee lounge. This
includes preparation and serving space. Exhibition area including
reception is proposed in addition to circulation and lobby space.
and service area for convention center, including secretarial
services, fax, printing areas and preparation rooms will cover about
Administration block is proposed to house offices for Rector and
Deans, examination controller, registrar,
general administration, finance section and maintenance staff.
Approximately 8000 sq.ft area is reserved for rectors offices
including offices of deans, meeting rooms and secretarial services.
Examination control, registration, administration, finance and
maintenance section will include record room, services and equipment
housing facilities are of three types; Blocks having single rooms
150 sq.ft per student, Apartments 175 sq.ft per student and Married
accommodation 200 sq.ft per student. Married accommodations are to
be provided for 90% of doctoral students and 5% of Masters students.
Apartments are proposed to be provided for remaining Masters and
Doctoral students. Of the total block accommodations, 25% are to
be provided for females students.
housing is proposed to be provided to all the teaching staffs. For
professors and chairman, 2500 - 4000 sq.ft per faculty is proposed, while
for other teaching staff 1800 sq.ft per faculty is provided. In
addition, for research assistants 1000 sq.ft per research
assistant is proposed.
housing is proposed for all Executives and 30% of the rest of the
staff. This is because most of the junior staff is expected to be
employed from Bahawalpur. Accommodations for Executives are proposed
to cover 2500 sq.ft per Executive. For the rest, 1800 sq.ft per
family is proposed.
Community Facilities and
Community facilities related to housing include Post Office, Fax and
Telephone, Grocery and Laundry, Bank, Barber and other shops, Bookstore and
Stationary, Duplicating area, Mosque, Health center, Educational units, Repairs
and Services, Food and Party areas including cafeteria, private dining spaces,
restaurants and coffee shops, hobby and Recreation areas including games rooms,
hobby clubs, TV and music rooms, Art spaces and quiet areas, and student
management spaces such as Liaison and coordination, information and security,
ticket, delivery and complaints booth.
Separation and Division of
Each of the broad category of spaces defined above may be divided
separated as found suitable. For example the area for Mosque
may be divided into one big Mosque area plus mosques.
Sports and Outdoor
and outdoor facilities include Gymnasium for indoor sports (6000
sq.ft), Swimming pools (half an acre), grounds and fields for Track
events, Soccer, cricket, Hockey (7 acres), courts for Basketball,
Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton and Squash (2.5 acres) and facilities
such as Rowing and Boating, Golf and Parking areas (600 acres).