Top Architects | Christopher Charles Benninger - The Venerable
Christopher Benninger is one of the most respected architects of India with over five decades of hands-on experience. With a background of Harvard and MIT to his credit, Benninger and his relatively small team of forty architects, envision a world of design and architecture where, more than the structures, it is the experience of people living in them, using them or just looking at them, that is fascinating.
Top Architects | Naresh V Narasimhan -The urban planner
Principal Architect Naresh V Narasimhan of Venkataramanan Associates (VA) says ´Innovation has always been fundamental to our practice - exploring new paradigms, evolving better methods of space making and the usage of the latest materials and technologies
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.
Top Architects | Talati and Panthaky Associated Designers - The Innovators
Out of the 300 plus architects that the company employs, a large percentage is under the age of 30. And Talati and Panthaky like it that way. Fresh, innovative ideas are sought out and welcomed even as the young architects are groomed by the seasoned Associates and Directors, in the company culture and ethics.
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.
Design Meets Build
At the glittering awards ceremony, at Hotel Four Seasons, the evening's mood was on track at the onset itself with Pratap Padode, Founder-Director, Smart Cities Council India, in his welcome address, talking of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream of 2.0 and the allegiance of SMCII to the dream
Firstword (August 2016)
With the government´s whole new focus on Smart Cities, the activity, accountability and design needs of Tier 2 and Tier 3 Cities have gone up dramatically. And in the bid to vie for this status, more and more cities will up this quotient.