Winter Games Village
Project: A Winter Games Village to conduct winter sports
Location: Alui, Uttaranchal
Product: Firehalt and Wolverine Sidings
Shade: Oak wood and Light Maple
Auli is an important ski destination in the Himalayan of Uttarakhand located at an elevation of 2500 to 3050 meters above sea level, attracts thousands of adventure and winter sports lovers between January and March. Auli lies on the way to Badrinath. Auli is surrounded by coniferous and oak forests, with a panoramic view of the lofty peaks of one of the greatest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas. The slopes here provide enough thrills to professional skier and novice as well.
The skiing facility at Auli is of international standards with state-of-the-art ski slopes, artificial snow making system, water storage for artificial snow making system, chair lift system for ski sport and a residential accommodation complex. 230 guest rooms are built for the athletes and officials. UP Government funded the project of Winter Games Village covering the area of about fifty thousand sq ft at Auli, the foot hills of Himalayas. Snow and extreme cold temperature makes the Certain Teed Roofing Shingles Firehalt and wall cladding system with Vinyl siding most suitable and hence opted by the client.
Client selected Oak wood shade of Shingles to marge with the surrounding of Oak forests and Wolverine Light Maple Siding Range which provides excellent Aesthetic appeal to buildings. Siding is an external cladding material which can be installed on to a vertical wall surface generally with the help of anti corrosive fasteners. The project completed in year 2009 and regular skiing championship being organized by the Winter Games Association of Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand Tourism Department conduct winter sports competitions, Ice skating and Ice hockey events, at this place to encourage skiing in India. However, the ski village suffers from a shortage of electricity and to be restricted to one hour of power per day is not unusual in winter.