A&SED is responsible for Architectural, Structural & PH design of Nuclear Facilities and Industrial plants of national Importance. It is also involved in planning and designing of Residential, institutional and administration buildings and complex. It is also actively involved in Landscaping development and maintenance of gardens. This division is also involved in Seismic evaluation and requalification of existing Reinforced Concrete Structures. The Division focuses on development of various tools for effective and optimised design results.
A New Hospital Building is proposed to cater the existing and new requirement of BARC Hospital at BARC, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai 400094.This is G + 5 stories Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) structure having plan dimension 42.81 m x 42.65 m and 14.165 m x 15.20 m. This new hospital provided with the facility like Endoscopy, OPD, Gyneac, AKD,CSSD, SICU, OT, PACU, CATH LAB, Pantry, Wards for male and female, general services, AHU, water tanks etc
Structural and Architectural works in A&SED involves the generation of huge numbers of drawing for various projects every year. A&SED has the largest drawing generation facility with experienced draughtsman in BARC. All size drawings printing facility is also available in A&SED.
Nursery is a place where plants are propagated and grown to a desired age. The need of establishing an independent nursery at BARC Trombay was felt in the 1960s when large garden areas were taken up for development. The departmental nursery not only provides plant material at a cheap rate but also supplies it at the required time. The present nursery is spread over 30000 sq.m. area, which serves the following major functions: 1. Mass propagation of plants for garden development, maintenance and afforestation programs, 2. Cut flowers production through open and polyhouse cultivation, 3. Providing potted plants for decoration, 4. Conserving living germplasm of different plant species, and 5. Providing space for conducting field trials on irradiated floricultural crops.
Herbarium is a storehouse of plant specimens collected from far and wide, mounted on appropriate sheets, arranged according to some known system of classification, and kept in pigeon-holes of compactors. The specimens in the herbarium carry valuable data on their labels e.g. habitat, local names, native uses of the plant, abundance or frequency of the species, associated plants, and data on habit, colour of flowers or other characters of the plant such as morphological variation, range of distribution and variation in its uses in different places. Herbarium collections provides basic material for study of flora and vegetation's of different regions. The material in the herbarium remains a permanent record of flora of those region, where natural catastrophes or other factors have totally destroyed the vegetation, the collection in the herbarium provide evidence of what once existed there. Thus, a herbarium serve as invaluable conservatory of flora of different parts of the world. Currently herbarium of BARC is holding about 7000 dried plant specimen.
Structural Design Section (SDS) has developed a good infrastructure and facilities for High End structural analysis by acquiring licensed software and good configuration computer over the time. This facility enables SDS to perform various critical structural analysis in effective and eficient way.
An arboretum (plural: arboreta) is a botanical collection composed exclusively of trees. It focuses on the study and display of woody plants. Collection in an arboretum may be organized systematically, with each plant family assigned to its own area, or functionally, planted in a place where their requirement is fulfilled. Arboreta harbours a wide range of tree species that are taxonomically, functionally and biogeographically diverse. They can play a vital role in the evaluation of plant material for urban landscapes. The vast tree resource can be utilized in research focused on improving diversity within an urban forest. High tree diversity will definitely enhance the resilience of urban forests to abiotic and biotic threats. The garden of BARC is having arboretum of different plant families (viz. Arecaceae, Anacardiaceae, Apocynaceae, Bignoniaceae, Boraginaceae, Clusiaceae, Combretaceae, Ebenaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Lecythidaceae, Loganiaceae, Lythraceae, Malvaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Myrsinaceae, Myrtaceae, Rhamnaceae, Rhizophoraceae, Rubiaceae, Sapotaceae etc.) at various sites.
A Software has been developed by SDS in collaboration of ED, BARC for Column Design of RCC structure as per AERB Standard. Time consumed in Designing has drastically reduced and most optimized column design is achieved using this software.