Feb 08
Laurel for Low-Rise
Laurel for Low-Rise
Constructed by L&T’s Buildings & Factories (B&F) arm, the Biotechnology & Bio Medical Engineering (BTBME) building of IIT Hyderabad’s (IITH) has earned recognitions at the prestigious American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards 2023.
The building has been placed First at the national level and Second at the global level in the ‘Low-Rise Structures’ category.
Mr A T Lakshmanan (Cluster Project Manager – Chennai & Hyderabad, B&F) and Mr H S P Shukla (Project Director – IITH project, B&F) received the award from ACI Chairman at an awards ceremony in Boston in October 2023.
Inspired by a DNA molecule, the building was inaugurated in November 2022. It has a built- up area of 8,552 sq m, housing four biotech and biomedical wings, 23 research laboratories, and five computer labs.
This distinguished honour from ACI affirms L&T’s strong commitment to excellence, innovation, and the highest standards of concrete construction.


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