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Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Top 10 Architectural Designers in India

 Top 10 Architectural Designers in India



1.     Hafeez Contractor:





After graduating from the varsity of Mumbai he went on to chase  Master’s degree from Colombia university and he never looked back since then. He now has a portion on his name in 8th standard NCERT text book.

The government of the India awarded him Padma Bhushan for his exemplary contribution to mega commercial and residential projects such as DY Patil stadium, Hiranandani Gardens, Infosys Mysore campus and the 3rd tallest residential building in the world, twenty three Marina.

2. Brinda Somaya





She being a member of committee of environmental impact assessment of new construction projects and new industrial estates under the ministry of the Environment and Forests’, Brinda Somaya has earned reputation as a inspired architect with her notable projects such as  TCS Indore & the Kensington club in Nasik.

She is a graduate in BA from Mumbai varsity and gets MA degree form Smith College, Northampton.

3.  Morphogenesis - Manit Rastogi and Sonali Rastogi





Manit Rastogi and Sonali Rastogi’s designs are drawn from climatic specifications and socio-cultural contexts managed by meticulous research-oriented approach to policy, planning, design & technology.

Each of their design focuses on the principle of the SOUL — Sustainability, Optimization, Uniqueness and Livability. As matter of fact, Morphogenesis brings in global perspective to architectural design in the Indian context.

4.  B.V Joshi





The recipient of the most reputable prize in architecture, Pritzker Architecture Prize, Mr. B.V Joshi is a pioneer in the  Indian architectural design.

His style is motivate from historic Indian monuments, and the works of European and American architects. He has always reproduced an architectural masterpieces that are serious, never flashy or a follower of trends. His best works contain IM-Bangalore, IIM Udaipur & NIFT New Delhi.

5.  Raj Rewal




A distinguished architect whose works are a true depiction of nature, is a leading designer in the India. He finished a degree in architecture in the New Delhi and moved to London in 1955.

He nucleus on residential, housing, public and institutional buildings and most of his work is characterized by a concern for climate sensitivity, humane architecture and the promotion of craftsmanship and technologies.

His top works are Asiad Village, Parliament Library, Hall of Nations & STC Building, the New Delhi.

6.  Shashi Prabhu




Shashi Prabhu is one of the top Indian architects has designed Sports Complexes, Hospitals, Club Houses and Infrastructure projects throughout the nation.

His company Shashi Prabhu & Associates is headquartered in the Mumbai and was established in 1967 and since then the company has delivered many outstanding projects such as Wankhede Stadium, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Indira Gandhi indoor stadium, new Delhi, Balewadi stadium Pune, Bank of India office ,Mumbai and a lot many educational institutions and cultural structures.

7.  Christopher Charles Benninger






The American-Indian architect and planner, Mr. Christopher Charles Beginning resigned from his tenured post at the Harvard and shifted to the Ahmadabad in 1971.

His work in urban design, city management & town planning are much out of his intelligent urban ism and so he was recognized as one of the top ten architects in the India by Construction World Magazine.

His mega projects contain College of engineering – Pune, IIT Hyderabad, Mahindra united world college of the India & Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies.

8. Rahul Mehrotra




He is the Professor of city Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard graduate school of design (GSD) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Recognized for his activism behind the declaration of urban precincts as conservation areas in the Mumbai, Rahul has materialized projects reaching  from recycling urban land and master planning in Mumbai to the design of art spaces, boutiques, weekend houses, factories, social institutes and office buildings all around the India.

9.  Rajiv Saini



Rajiv being a computer science graduate, his vision to be one of the best architects in the India drove him chase diploma in architecture and went on to design Devigarh Hotel, Udaipur The Marriot Hotel (Goa), Resto-bars such as Senso (New Delhi), Rain And Velvet (Mumbai),Fashion Store ‘Carma’ (New Delhi).

His designs very specific and focuses on refining design ideas to come up with a different solution that is architecturally coherent and socially relevant.

10. Serie Architects - Kapil Gupta and Christopher Lee


Recognized for their organizational intelligence, elegance and contextual engagement, Christopher Lee and Kapil Gupta have been main Serie Architects since 2006 handling diverse set of projects, from the residential and commercial to hotels and schools.

Their extremely amazing designs contain School of Design & Environment, Jameel Arts Centre, Oasis Terraces, Science Park Drive, Qualia, One Pearl Bank & Shrimand Rajchandra Ashram Satsang Hall.

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