Heritage buildings, spaces, cities and sites are the remnants of our past generations. They are a reflection of our past and fill in an important information gap in efforts to trace the evolution of societies and civilisation. hough many historic structures have stood the test of time, some of these are notified heritage buildings and precincts that require diligent preservation, conservation and restoration.Read More
Earthquakes are a natural disaster that can often be predicted and necessary evacuations can be carried out. Yet despite warnings, some earthquakes in history have wreaked unprecedented havoc. Even though they occur due to the movement of the earth’s tectonic plates, there is much impact in an area due to human intervention over a long period of time.
We live in a time of rapid urbanisation and a continuously growing population. According to the UN World Urbanisation Prospects, it is estimated that over 67% of the global population will be living in cities by the year 2050. The last few decades have seen most cities in the world responding to the surging population by adopting western urban planning models.
The Indian Union Budget is rolled out annually on the first day of February. With its effects on each sector, the budgets must address relevant issues every year. It must be responsive to the current fiscal situation.Read More
As one of the oldest civilisations in the world, India’s culture is very diverse. Different regions with distinct cultures contribute to a nation full of rich design ideas and values. Varying topographies, climates, and other regional differences have led to the development of different designs and typologies.Read More
With formulation of National Logistics Policy in place and Gati Shakti Mission gaining momentum, stakeholders in the urban infrastructureRead More
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will introduce the Union Budget for the financial year 2023-24 on February 1, 2023(Wednesday) at 11 a.m.Read More
Over the last few decades, India has experienced a fundamental shift in the design and construction industry. With growing awareness about architecture, urban design, planning, and particularly construction technology, the country is steering towards a high point in infrastructure growth to support rapid urbanization.Read More
The Air Quality Index (AQI) crossed the severe mark of 400 in Delhi late this October, adding another polluted winter for the Indian capital for the last many consecutive years. However, Delhi is not alone, as many major metropolises like Beijing, London, and more have also been facing acute air pollution.Read More
Serendipity Arts Foundation has announced that renowned Indian architecture practice CP Kukreja Architects along with London-based Crab Studio have been selected to design the ‘Serendipity Arts Foundation.Read More
Renownd Indian architecture practice CP Kukreja Architects along with London-based Crab Studio have been selected to design the Serendipity Arts Foundation's Live Museum dubbed "The Brij".Read More
Serendipity Arts Foundation has announced that renowned Indian architecture practice CP Kukreja Architects along with London-based Crab Studio have been selected to design the 'Serendipity Arts Foundation - The Brij', a new cultural centre in New Delhi at the foundation's ongoing arts festival in Panaji, Goa.Read More
In a major development, Delhi will soon get the largest cultural centre of India "The Brij", which is envisioned as an immersive environment that will facilitate collaborations between artists and visitors.Read More
Published in 1978, the book ‘Tropical Architecture’, is based on our founder CP Kukreja’s master’s thesis at the University of Manitoba, Canada – ‘Design of Buildings in the Tropics.’It brings to attention many design solutions as a reference for designing in tropical climates or regionsRead More
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded 7% surplus rainfall during Monsoon in India this year, which left many cities submerged. Earlier, only rural areas and unplanned cities fell prey to floods because of the lack of proper stormwater infrastructure.Read More
The key to India's transformation from a developing nation to a developed one lies in strengthening its infrastructure across sectorsRead More
Himalayan foothills in India are replete with scenic cities, towns and villages. Dehradun, the capital of the mountainous state of Uttarakhand, is one such city.Read More
A transportation hub is an area where passengers and goods transition between different modes of transportation. Some examples include bus terminals, railway stations, metro stations and airports.Read More
Educational institutes are the basic building block of any civil society. They extend opportunities for students who, as citizens, steer a nation towards its growth.Read More
The following is an extract from our book Five Decades of India’s Built Environment co-authored by Dikshu Kukreja and Arunima Kukreja. The book is now available for sale on Amazon.Read More
The number of instances of structural failures in the history of construction is concerning. The recent collapse of a residential tower in Gurugram, India, is a stark reminder of the terrifying consequences of negligence in ensuring structural safety of buildings.Read More
According to a study by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), our built environment contributes to more than 40% of global energy use and over one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions. About 28% of these emissions are attributed to building operations, a large part of which is made up of artificial lighting and air conditioning systems.Read More
According to the UN World Urbanisation Prospects, more than 50% of the world's population is already living in cities, a figure that is projected to increase to about 67% by 2050.Read More
Architecture for centuries has co-exited with nature; initial shelter designs were made of natural and locally available materials. Creating a safe and viable habitat has been priority for all living species.Read More
Over the past one and a half years, the real estate sector has seen a good turnaround. People have realized the importance of owning a house in the post-COVID era.Read More
2 days ago, many people lost their lives in a fire that broke out in a multi-story building in Mumbai. But such incidents happen every day. So today in your news, we will talk about this, what are the rules of fire safety and how much they are followed.
The India Pavilion reflects India’s commitment to the philosophy of Loka Samastha Sukhina Bhavantu - Together, We Prosper. The India Pavilion reflects India’s commitment to the philosophy of Loka Samastha Sukhina BhavantuRead More
India has been historically known for its repertoire in architecture and design. Post-Independence, the country struggled to come to its feet in terms of policies, economic direction, and infrastructural development.Read More
The scope of architecture in India is evolving fast. With the growth of industrialization and advancement in technologies, architecture firms across India have explored new styles and designs.Read More
Sustainability is one of the pivotal terms of the 21st Century. It has been able to rise as an essential element and create waves in almost all of the major sectors.Read More
With all forms of energy being consumed at a faster rate resulting in an increase in energy prices and adverse climatic changes, there is no doubt that we will be passing on barely any natural resources to our future generations.Read More
Architect and urban planner Dikshu Kukreja believes in learning by doing and his projects speak that language.Read More
Experts concurred that while designing future buildings, "we have to build not at the cost of the environment, but beside it".Read More
A compendium capturing transformations that have reshaped India’s urban environment over the past five decades. New Delhi, 3rd December, 2021: Five Decades of India’s Built EnvironmentRead More
C P Kukreja’s vision, hard work, imagination, and human values have been the core of our firm and have set the foundation for achieving what we have achieved today.Read More
The India Pavilion at EXOPO2020, which is one of the most-visited pavilions, recording 3.5 lakh visitors in less than 50 days of inaugurationRead More
The India Pavilion at EXOPO2020, which is one of the most-visited pavilions, recording 3.5 lakh visitors in less than 50 days of inaugurationRead More
India Pavilion has been recognised as one of the most iconic at the Expo 2020 DubaiRead More
In modern Indian architecture, sustainable design can be defined as a concept of creating built structures that are socially, ecologically and economically viableRead More
For years we have been struggling to ensure the use of natural resources and renewable energy in our building design and construction. For a safer and greener planet,Read More
India's pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020 is a massive affair that spans across four floors over nearly one lakh square feet.Read More
The Architects led by CPKA have amalgamated the ethos of India's mobility with technology that infuses a sensory stimulus into the PavilionRead More
The Expo 2020 Dubai that opened a few days ago on October 1, 2021 is particularly exceptional on so many levels. For the first time in the history of world expos, every participatingRead More
As you exit the Indian pavilion at the Dubai Expo, on the ground floor there is a large hall which has replicas of the Ram Temple.Read More
Central University Kashmir is an institutional project won by CP Kukreja Architects as a part of a national competition.Read More
For most Indians, navigating serpentine traffic jams and riding on pothole-ridden roads is part of everyday life. Life is no different in much of South East Asia and the developing world.Read More
India's pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has been unveiled, as the countdown continues to the grand opening of the global event. The National was on hand for a tour of the five-storey structure, which is expected to be among the most popular attractions at the world fair.Read More
India’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is a dynamic, continually moving structure that will retell stories about the country’s past and plans for the future. The architect who designed the India pavilion at Expo 2020 said his aim was to capture constant change in the country.Read More
The Expo 2020 Dubai is a global stage for renowned architects from all over the world to represent countries whilst showcasing design finesse. With an overarching theme of 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future'
HT Brunch catches Dikshu C Kukreja, Managing Principal, C P Kukreja Architects with his mentee Sangam Vankhade, an artist, posing some refreshing questions about what makes Teacher’s Day special to both of them.
World renowned Architect Dikshu Kukreja, New Delhi, India & Anuela Ristani , Deputy Mayor of Tirana, Albania (Europe) 31 August, 2021.
Embrace yourself for the much-awaited event of 2021 to be hosted this October, the Dubai Expo. Making its way through the long-caused delay due to the pandemic, Dubai Expo is taking shape with even larger enthusiasm and exhilaration.Read More
It is that time of the year again. As major states in India find themselves drowning under the wrath of monsoons again, submerging cities underwater, affecting the lives of millions of people each year and breaking of means of communication, there is a state of chaos, hysteria and hopelessness among the citizens.Read More
The India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai will be complete in August, more than a month before the showcase world event starts.Read More
Walk into the four-storey pavilion, where ancestral roots walk with innovators of todayRead More
One of the largest pavilions at Expo 2020, The India Pavilion represents one of the fastest-growing nations in the world with the theme of ‘India on the move’.Read More
Expo 2020 Dubai is a global stage for Starchitects from around the world to represent different countries and showcase their design abilities.Read More
With the Expo 2020 Dubai is gearing up to open its doors this October, country pavilions are showcasing their unique propositions.Read More
Featuring a kinetic architecture and digital story telling, the Pavilion is intended to celebrate and commemorate India’s 75 years of IndependenceRead More
The global revenue for the travel and tourism for the year 2020 plummeted to zero returns, making it one of the worst years for investors and owners especially in the hospitality sector.Read More
Carrying the legacy of late CP Kukreja, his son, Dikshu Kukreja is excelling in the field of architecture, as their firm, C. P. Kukreja Architects, has been ranked amongst the top 100 Architecture firms in the world.Read More
What makes green architecture buildings important in today’s world? Spanning the world at large, green buildings and green architecture are gaining momentum across the world.Read More
Designer and architect Dikshu Kukreja unfolds the impact of policies on the design sensibility of a country along with Jay Panda in the episode, ‘Reimagining tomorrow’, on Deciphering Design with Dikshu.Read More
Master designer and architect Dikshu Kukreja dives deeper into the journey of exploring design with the global fashion duo Shantanu & Nikhil Mehra in the episode Silhouettes of a Needle on ‘Deciphering Design with Dikshu’.Read More
With the Coronavirus having already affected millions across the world, one can expect built environments such as schools, public infrastructure, offices, industries to name a few, to imbibe a redefined design language.Read More
Architect Dikshu Kukreja dives deeper into his journey of exploring design with HH YKC Wadiyar, the Maharaja of Mysore, in The Magnificent Footsteps episode on ‘Deciphering Design with Dikshu’.Read More
In ‘Deciphering Design with Dikshu’, Andre Aranha Correa Do Lago, the Ambassador of Brazil to India, talks about his interest in architecture, and the uncanny similarities between vernacular Indian and Brazilian architecture.Read More
Designer and architect Dikshu Kukreja captures the essence of Indian artisans and varied crafts along with Sunil Kant Munjal in the episode, ‘Life of a Wondrous Craft’, on Deciphering Design with Dikshu.Read More
Celebrity chef Manish Mehrotra discusses cooking traditional dishes with a global touch as well as creating a memorable dining experience with architect Dikshu Kukreja.Read More
Architect Dikshu Kukreja discusses design and its function across cars and construction with industrialist Gautam Singhania.Read More
Leveraging the sustainability buzz for India’s future generationsRead More
Master Designer and Architect Dikshu C. Kukreja has come with the most awaited show on design, lifestyle, and conversations that go beyond imagined.Read More
Here is a chance to have all your questions on design and lifestyle answered via some unordinary guests with extraordinary take towards sensitivity of design.
Design, a word that holds the entire world together. It's the first thing you see when you wake up. It's there when you close your eyes.Read More
The state of profession of Architecture is undergoing a radical change. Is it still the “Mother of All Arts”? Does the fraternity have a role to play too? What can our professional body do? Hear Dikshu C Kukreja share his views on the Architectural Practice in this day and age.
With the advent of development in the field of lighting engineering and power electronics, lighting fixtures with higher efficacies.Read More
Since the beginning of civilisation, the need for shelter has been essential for survival.Read More
The global revenue for the travel and tourism for the year 2020 plummeted to zero returns, making it one of the worst years for investorsRead More
Buyers are well-informed and are looking at timely completion, additional amenities and additional finishing.Read More
India’s model of Smart Cities have become a classic example of the story of an elephant and four blind men.Read More
Architect Dikshu C. Kukreja – Managing Principal, C P Kukreja Architects shares his design insights and perspectives with Suneet Paul – Editor-in-chief, Architecture+DesignRead More
The dream to own one’s abode is a thought everyone cherishes and hopes to fulfill in their lifetimeRead More
Dikshu C Kukreja, Asia’s one of the top Town Planner and Internationally known Expert on the Civic Issues has lambasted the sealing drive in Delhi by saying..Read More
India has been at the forefront of green technology. Historically, the homes were designed in harmony with nature.Read More
On this joyous occasion, CP Kukreja Architects thank one and all for their constant support that keeps our vision clear and strong.
CP Kukreja Architects won the prestigious project of HRRL Township through a limited national Design Competition. The project is a joint venture company (HRRL) between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Government of Rajasthan.
Watch Masaba Gupta in conversation with Dikshu Kukreja as they divulge into a wide range of topics – the architect’s early years of practice, heritage conservation and his renewed enthusiasm when working on new projects.
We are glad to share Architectural & Builders Magazine’s coverage on the 50 years’ legacy of CP Kukreja Architects where our Managing Principal, Mr. Dikshu C Kukreja, shares the importance of the firm’s legacy some significant projects and his vision, going ahead.
Interiors & Décor talked to Ar. Dikshu C. Kukreja, about his inspiration, experiences and futuristic vision surrounding Architecture.
Hindustan Times features the foundation stone laying ceremony of our project - East Delhi Hub.
Financial Express has featured an article on our project - East Delhi Hub, touted to be developed as India’s 1st ever transit-oriented development project. Our Managing Principal, Dikshu C. Kukreja explains this sustainable development which spans over 60 acres of prime land in Karkardooma.
Outlook India features our project, the East Delhi Hub, which is also set to be Delhi’s first transit-oriented project. Supporting the tallest tower in the Capital, the project is conceptualised on a sustainable development model. Ar Dikshu C Kukreja explains how a central massive lung of 10 acres would be one of the unique features of the project.
C P Kukreja’s entry for the prestigious project of the Redevelopment of the famed Central Vista in New Delhi. Redevelopment of such a significant urban space required a careful and sensitive understanding of the Site and its context.
Perto is a leading Brazilian Multinational Corporation which is also one of the largest ATM manufacturers in the world. Perto is the first project in India which is entirely galvanised rather than painted.
The Cultural Club of CPKA, The Happenings, organised a small get-together to celebrate Diwali in the office. The evening was filled with fun and surprise performances.
Ar. Dikshu C. Kukreja graced the CW Leadership Summit 2019 as their esteemed speaker during the India Construction Festival 2019 on 16th Oct at ITC Maurya, New Delhi. He spoke on - ‘Tech infiltration in Construction’ as a part of a panel discussion.
We are proud to share the coverages from the foundation stone laying ceremony of one of our awaited projects- the Trauma Centre at the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Delhi, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal.
We are celebrating our 50 years of presence in the architectural design and engineering spheres. To commemorate the same, India’s leading architecture Magazine - Architecture + Design, has dedicated a full-length issue, an exclusive interview with our Managing Principal, Ar. Dikshu C. Kukreja.
We are proud to share that C P Kukreja Architects has been featured in this month’s edition of Architecture + Design, India's leading architecture magazine. This issue pays a homage to the legacy of CPKA scaping the Indian landscape through architecture and engineering for the past five decades.
The renowned publication - Deshbandhu, has featured CP Kukreja Architects’ recently completed project, Human Resource Development Centre, Greater Noida, which has been felicitated as the ‘Outstanding Concrete Structure, 2019’ by the Indian Concrete Institute of Uttar Pradesh.
The Economic Times has featured - Kohler Bold Art Event, wherein experts from the arts, architecture & design fields shared their valuable opinions on ‘Great Design - Method or Madness’. Dikshu C. Kukreja was one of the speakers at this exclusive event who graced it with his thought provoking views on great designs.
Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of the Department of Architecture, the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi organised ‘SPArk’ - an exhibition of award winning work of their alumni. CPKA’s prestigious projects such as the East Delhi Hub.
A modern interpretation of an Institution deriving inspiration out of vernacular architecture whilst inculcating Rabindranath Tagore’s philosophy of education as an open learning system. The design seeks to embrace Nature as a guide and allow the edifices to co-exist in harmony with the serene greenscape.
We are proud to announce that CWAB Awards has honoured our Managing Principal, Mr. Dikshu C. Kukreja, with the Top Architect 2019 Award. The 14th CWAB Awards was held in Bengaluru at Ashok Lalit, on the 24th of September in collaboration with Smart Urbanation - an initiative by India Smart Cities Council, supported by Government of Karnataka.
Architectural & Builders & Magazine’s latest issue features our highly coveted project – the Vallabh Bhawan Secretariat. The project, spread across 25 Acres of land, has been winning National as well as International accolades for its state-of-the-art design.
Dikshu C Kukreja was the keynote speaker at the New Delhi edition of ‘Pecha Kucha’, an initiative of Kohler which invites speakers to present 20 slides, each timed to a 20 second format, held at The Leela Palace, Chanakyapuri. The topic for the evening was- ‘GREAT DESIGN- Method or Madness’ wherein Mr. Kukreja expressed how it is only when both the aspects are able to come together in unison, a great design is eventually produced.
With an endeavour to support and motivate the emerging talent in the architectural arena, we’re proud to share that our Managing Principal - Mr. Dikshu C. Kukreja will be amongst the Grand Jury at the ‘Aces of Space Design Awards - 2019’, being organised by Architect and Interiors India. The same will be held on October 9 at Hotel Sofitel BKC, Mumbai.
The Times of India recently organized an event – DesignX at Taj Palace where Dikshu C Kukreja was invited as a panelist to share his valuable opinion on environment & human responses, living in colours and the impact of colours. It was a celebration of art, craft and architecture wherein renowned architects, designers and artists from India and abroad got together under one roof.
Our award winning project, Human Resources Development Centre, Greater Noida as the “Outstanding Concrete Structure 2019”
Leading Hindi Newspaper – Dainik Bhaskar has published our project – IIM Bodh Gaya. Ar. Dikshu C. Kukreja, Managing Principal, CP Kukreja Architects, shares his vision to create an iconic 21st-century World-Class Campus set in the City with a deep-rooted historical significance.
One of the leading National newspapers – The Times of India, highlights our upcoming project – IIM Bodh Gaya, which will be a Green Campus, spread over an area of 119 acres. The architects have ideated the campus in a manner which consciously embraces the site's context. The design seeks to enrich the overall educational experience of students aspiring for a holistic human development.
‘Our project, Human Resources Development Centre, Greater Noida has been awarded as the "Outstanding Concrete Structure 2019, Uttar Pradesh " by the Indian Concrete Institute, Uttar Pradesh Centre, Ghaziabad. Our Executive Vice-President Sustainability, Mr. Sameer Diwekar, accepted the award from Chief Guest, Er. V P Dudeja, VC, Rail Land Development Authority.’