First Word (October2016)
The festive season has begun and the cheer and joy that it brings is reflected in this issue through the multi-faceted designs. Buzzwords this issue are technology and minimalism and both are reflected in the designs of various projects across the hospitality, commercial and residential sectors.
Origami Inspirations | Patil´s House, Pune
Designed along the concept of folded planes and partitions, the house includes double volumes created internally, with large windows and openings that allow ample natural light and cross ventilation, thus enabling energy efficiency.
After a decade of recognising leadership in design and build through its coveted Top Architect and Builder Awards, CWAB set out on a journey to uncover talent and innovation through projects across the country.
Buzz (September 2016)
CP Kukreja Architects have been selected to design the master plan for Bandar Malaysia, an upcoming business district in Greater Kuala Lumpur. Bandar Malaysia will cover 200 million sq ft of gross floor area, spread over 500 acres, and CPKA is the only Indian firm among the five international architecture firms selected to design the project. Other firms include the famed SOM, Zaha Hadid Architects, Atkins and Ove Arup.
It´s that time of the year where the stars of the design and build industry come together under one roof to celebrate design. Time when we felicitate and honour the Leaders of the Pack, the trendsetters in the Design and Build Industry, the innovators who are changing our cities and the pathbreakers who are making India shine
Top Architects | Hafeez Contractor - The Kingpin
23 Marina, Dubai. The tallest residential building in the world. The Imperial. The tallest building in India. Architect Hafeez Contractor, the firm, is an institution. And its Principal Architect, Hafeez Contractor, India´s jewel in the crown. Since its inception in 1982, the firm has created some of the most stupendous structures in India and abroad.
Top Architects | Shekhar Patki -The Soul Seeker
A structure should reflect its soul. When architects start to think like that, then you know that architecture has taken another turn for the better. Established in 2001, PG Patki Architects, headed by Shekhar Patki as its Principal Architect, is one of India´s leading architectural firms, that believes that the key to designing successful landmarks lies in looking beyond the obvious.
CWAB 2.0. The second decade and the 11th edition of the CW Architect and Builder Awards brought together the maestro and the debutante, the visualiser and the developer, the old orderàand the new.