Assignment Name : Preparation of Comprehensive Master Plan for Cochin Special Economic Zone
Location : Cochin, Kerala
Client: Water and Power Consultancy Services (WAPCOS) Limited
Cochin SEZ is a multi-product Special Economic Zone spread over 103 acres of land located in Kochi, in the State of Kerala. The project aims at preparation of a Comprehensive Master Plan for Cochin Special Economic Zone (SEZ) considering the future development of the Zone in the next 30 years for CSEZ Authority, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
The broad scope of work includes:
Understanding Regional context and performing Site Analysis – Land, existing Infrastructure, external linkages
Undertaken Surveys and Investigations – Topographical, Geo-technical and Underground Utility Survey
Preparation of Base Map
Analysis of the Existing Situation
Performed Market Study Assessment for deriving Product Mix
Conducted primary surveys such as Industrial Surveys and User Surveys
Future forecasts for demand, use and growth of infrastructure and land utilization
Identification of gaps/incongruities between the existing available infrastructures and expected future requirements
Conducted Capacity Building Workshops for the CSEZ Authority for participation in Master Plan preparation process and in successful implementation of the Master Plan.
Preparation of a comprehensive Master Plan for establishment of new facilities and redevelopment of existing structures
Development of Design Imageability Plan covering Urban Design Elements, Architectural Elements and Landscape Architectural Elements
Innovations and concepts in basic facilities
Development of Pilot Projects
Preparation of Development Guidelines such as Urban Design Guidelines to comply with Master Plan Vision and Strategies
Integrated infrastructure proposal based on projected population and demand with schematic network and distribution facilities for the following services
Road and Drainage
Block cost estimates
Project Implementation Strategy with Resettlement Strategy and Phasing.