Crowne Plaza,Kochi


The Crowne Plaza in Kochi is a 270 room hotel, operated by the IHG group and owned by the KGA Group. The key requirement of the project was for a system which delivered high performance in terms of fire resistance and good sound insulation.

Project Highlights

Gyproc drywall systems were the preferred choice for both the architects and clients for all the guest rooms and banquet halls. A 149mm Gyproc Fireline Drywall system was used in guest rooms which provided a 58 RwdB acoustic rating and 90 minutes of fire protection. In wet areas Gyproc Moisture Resistant drywall systems were used. Gyproc false ceilings were used in all guest rooms and common areas.

Architect: Arch Group
Contractor: B D Mistry

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