The ground floor entrance from the south east side leads you into a reception and lobby area, which has a small landscaped sky lit courtyard. The Auditorium which is designed as a multipurpose space can accommodate up to 100 people. This space has access from the outside towards the east side. The area outside is landscaped to act as a spill over space in between seminars or conferences. On can also go up to a terrace on the first floor, which has smaller lecture room. As one walks through the verandah along the courtyard you are be able to see the entire building from within, with all its angular walls, bridges across the courtyard, a occasional view to the outside, the balconies and verandahs with people moving back and forth in various floor levels.atree-courtyardThe Library has been divided into two inter connected space on levels with an under ground for archives.
It is a flexible space left to the imagination of the librarian to make optimum use for display and encourage interest in areas of research. Mostly people will browse and borrow books and read them at there desk or workplace.Towards the western side are the labs. The Eco informatics and Databases to the right and the GIS and Map room to the left. The Genetics, Chemistry and Soil labs are place together. The Insect museum and Herbarium are to the far right. There is a terrace over looking the south west side of the land. Beside this is a staircase which leads you to the first floor which has the workspace for the research fellows and their assistants. The east side is the rooms for the directors and admin assistanatree-inner-courtts with a board room and a lecture room.