About Us

Started in 1969 with a vision to redefine architecture and planning in India, CPKA is one of the most revered architectural firms in the country. A multidisciplinary Architectural firm based in New Delhi, India, we have a portfolio of 1000+ projects, 200 + employees and have worked with clients from more than 30 countries in last 50 years of practice. Our firm is ranked amongst the Top 100 architecture firms in the world and Top 5 in Asia.

Our integrated practice undertakes consultancy in Master Planning, Architecture Urban Design, Structural and Civil Engineering, Electrical, Plumbing and Sanitary Engineering, Air-conditioning and FDV System, Fire Fighting System, Quantity Surveying and Estimating, and Project Management. Our unique multi-disciplinary approach is the reason for creation of some of the most iconic buildings across the globe in addition to our commitment to design excellence by imbibing innovation and sustainability in our works. Our firm, from the very beginning has ensured the inclusion of vernacular and sustainable architecture and associated design practices in our projects. Our multi-faceted family includes some of the best industrial architects, housing architects, institutional architects, structural engineers etc.

We have been receiving global awards and recognition across major design platforms such as the BUILD Review’s 2018 Architecture Innovation Awards, wherein we have been recognized as the ‘Most Innovative Indian Architectural Design Firm for the year 2018’, amongst other numerous awards. Our firm has been constantly been ranked among the top 100 architectural firms in the world, featuring yet again in 2020.



Leadership


C.P. Kukreja

Founder

Ar. C.P. Kukreja were a legendary Architect. He made significant contributions to the field of Architecture in the last five decades not just in India but also at the global level. What started as his modest two man firm has, today, become not only one of India’s largest architectural practice with 200 professionals but has also been recognized amongst the top 100 Architecture firms in the world, thereby raising the profile of Indian Architecture internationally.

He travelled to far shores to receive the best experience in architectural education. He received his scholarship to attend the prestigious Melbourne University for his Town & Regional Planning degree. He also received scholarship to obtain his Master’s Degree in Architecture from University of Manitoba, Canada.






Dikshu C. Kukreja

Managing Prinicpal

Dikshu C. Kukreja received his B.Arch with Honours as Gold Medalist from School of Planning & Architecture. He attended the prestigious Taliesin Fellowship at Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, USA and received his Masters of Architecture & Urban Design from Harvard University, USA. He was elected the founding Vice President of Asia GSD, which grew to become one of the largest student organizations at Harvard University, USA. He has worked in India, France and USA and has lectured and taught at institutions both in India and abroad.

He has been Guest Writer for The Times of India and Hindustan Times newspapers on Urban Issues and featured by CNBC TV on the programme ‘Young Turks’. He was selected as Cultural Ambassador by Govt. of Finland. He is Member, Governing Body, Sushant School of Art & Architecture..






Sameer Divekar

Executive Vice President

Sameer Divekar is Executive Vice President at CPKA. As part of leadership team, he handles the technical and operational side of the organization. He is considered as an industry leader in the field of Sustainability and has multiple qualifications like LEED AP, IGBC AP, GRIHA Trainer and ECBC Master Trainer. He completed his graduation from Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune and advance studies from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA. He has experience in diverse streams of construction industry like Architecture, Engineering & Sustainability in India and USA. He ran his own successful consulting firm for a decade before becoming a part of core leadership and management team at CP Kukreja Architects.



Awards and Recognition



Top 100 Global Architects, 2020 by BD Online UK

Proposal of Central Vista Redevelopment and the new Parliament design, New Delhi, awarded the distinguished international World Architecture Award (35th Cycle) under Unbuilt design category

HRRL Township, Barmer, Rajasthan awarded the prestigious national HUDCO Design Award 2020 for 'New and Innovative Town Design Solutions/Eco Cities’

Top 100 Global Architects, 2019 by BD Online UK

Amongst Top 5 Architects in Asia, 2019 by BD Online UK

“Most Outstanding Urban Design Firm 2019- India” by Global Business Insight Awards 2019

Gautam Buddha University- winner in the Institutional Category (Built), 2019 by Rethinking the Future 2018

‘Outstanding Concrete Structure 2019, Uttar Pradesh’ for Human Resources Development Centre by Indian Concrete Institute, Uttar Pradesh Centre, Ghaziabad

Luxury Project of the Year- Residential Provence Estate, 2019 by ET NOW Real Estate Awards- Best Luxury Projects

‘Best Indian Institutional Project’ – Vallabh Bhawan, 2018 by BUILD 2018 Architecture Awards

Most Innovative Indian Architectural Design Firm, 2018 by BUILD 2018 Architecture Awards

‘Vallabh Bhawan Secretariat- Architectural Design of the Year, 2018’ - Construction Week India Awards 2018

Top 100 Global Architects, 2018 by BD Online UK

Featured in AD 50

‘Most Innovative Indian Architectural Design Firm, 2018’ - BUILD 2018 Architectural Innovation Awards

‘Best Architecture & Urban Design Firm – India & BUILD Excellence Award for Healthcare Projects, 2017’ – BUILD, UK 2017

‘APAC Excellence Awards, 2017’ - APAC Insider Magazine

‘Achievers’ Honorarium in Architecture and Design’ - Indian Architectural Design Festival

‘India’s top 10 Architects’ –Construction World Architect and Builder (CWAB) Awards, 2013

Certificate of appreciation 2017 – APCRDA IGC 1st place in govt. Institution by National Rose Society of Andhra Pradesh

Top 100 Global Architects, 2016 by BD Online UK

‘Award for Innovation in Institutional Architecture – India’ - BUILD 2016 Architecture Awards

‘Best Eco-friendly Indian Institutional project: Gautam Buddha University, 2016’ - BUILD 2016 Architecture Awards

Best Multi-Disciplinary Architecture & Engineering Firm & Best Sustainable Campus of Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, 2016 by Build News, London, UK

‘Outstanding Concrete Structure of Western Uttar Pradesh, 2013 – Gautam Buddha University’ by Indian Concrete Institute, Western Uttar Pradesh Centre

‘Architect of the Year – North’ - Indian Property Award 2015

Architect of Sustainable Design Project: Eldeco Ananda, 2015 by Estrada Real Estate Awards, Singapore

Real Estate Awards 2013 – for Architectural Firm of the Year (North India) by Brands Academy

Real Etate Award 2012 – for Best Architecture Firm of the Year by Real Estate Award

‘Best Architecture Firm India’ - IDE Award 2012

‘Best Architecture Firm of the Year, 2012’ - 5th GIREM Leadership Award 2012

‘Best Architects for Residential Building’ - CNBC Awaaz Crisil Real Estate Awards 2007

Innovative Design for Pathways World School, Gurugram Hills, Haryana, 2002 by International Design Share, USA


Dikshu C. Kukreja:

Bharat Shiromani Award 2018-19 for "Excellence in Architecture"felicitated by Lord Swraj Paul in presence of Ambassadors of Iceland and Slovenia

Awarded for Excellence in the Field of Architecture by Dr. Manmohan Singh, Former Prime Minister of India in Jan 2015

‘Best Citizen of India’ by International Publishing House, 2010

Business & Community Award - ‘Quality Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable Development’ by All India Business & Community Foundation, 2014

Felicitated as ‘Young and Most Sought After Architect in India’ by Union Urban Development Minister in 2011

‘Outstanding Contribution in Architecture’ by Society Interiors Honours 2015, Delhi

Bharat Seva Ratan Gold Medal Award by Global Economic Progress & Research Association (GEPRA), Tamil Nadu, 2016

‘Young Icon of the Decade’

‘Face of 21st Century Architecture’

Amongst ‘101 notable personalities amongst professionals from across Asia Pacific’ by World of Business Magazine

Featured ‘Who’s Who Asia’, 2015

Indian Achievers Award 2010 for ‘Recognising Outstanding Achievement in Business Excellence & Quality Achievements’ at 24th Indian Achievers Summit

Infra & Realty Sutra Award 2014 - for best Designed Residential Skyscraper

12thCW Architect & Builder (CWAB) Awards 2017 – ‘11 top Architects’

‘Outstanding Concrete Structure of Western Uttar Pradesh, 2013 – Gautam Buddha University’ by Indian Concrete Institute, Western Uttar Pradesh Centre


C.P. Kukreja

‘Lifetime Contribution in Architecture and Environmental Awareness’ by Foundation for Architectural & Environmental Awareness felicitated by Former President of India Shri K.R. Narayanan

Building Industry Leadership Award 2008

Title ‘Titanic Genius Award’ 2007

Society Interiors Honors – Lifetime Dedication Honor 2015

Felicitated by Foundation for Architectural & Environmental Awareness for Lifetime Contribution in promoting Architectural Academics & Journalism

‘Best Personalities of India Award – Icons & Reflections of Architecture’ by Hettich

‘Life Time Achievement Award’ for contribution to Architecture of India awarded by Union Urban Development Minister Mr. Kamal Nath in 2011

‘Baburao Mhatre Gold Medal’ by Indian Institute of Architects, December 2012

Team

At CPKA, we pride on nurturing our relations beyond the boundaries of our office environment. The different teams commit themselves ardently towards their projects. With a splendid multi-disciplinary environment, the various expertise such as Research and Design Development, Architectural, Structural, Service and Sustainability Engineering along with Project Management harmonise a culture of understanding, appreciation and learning. This has been one of our core strengths that has worked well even for the Clients who get all services under one roof. We are proud that our team continues to diversify and amplify, bringing distinguished landmark projects to fruition.