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Acting Local AWARDS NIGHT
The 12th CW Architect & Builder (CWAB) Awards embraced evolution through its theme,
Glocal: Thinking Global, Acting Local.
Speaking at the 12lh edition of the CW Architect & Builder (CWAB) Awards, Falguni Padode, Croup Managing Editor of ASAP P Info Global Group, said, "AfcAPP Info Global has always been an industry innovator.^Wav back in 2006 when the awards were instituted, there were no parameters to judge excellence for architects and builders. The intention has always been to recognise and salute excellence, to catalyse inspiration and motivation. " With over 300 industry stalwarts, the awards felicitated India's 11 Top Architects, 8 Top Builders, 18 Noteworthy Projects and 2 Sustainability Projects. The event was held at The Four Seasons I lotel, Mumbai and was also live-streamed at http://cwabawards.com.
The event kicked off with an exclusive networking session in the VIP room, with the creme de la creme of the industry.
I he evening begun with the traditional lighting ol the lamp by Keynote Speaker Gauranga Pas, Director, Govarcttmri Eco Village; Pratap Padode, Managing Director & Foui^er, ASAPP Info Global Group and Suniit Banerjee, Chairman, ASAPP Info Global Group: along with various dignitaries, including the Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ainaii Amin; Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia, Saut Sirigoringo; Consul General of Malaysia, Mazlan I larun: Consul General of the Republic of South Korea, Soung-eun Kim: Consul General of Kenya, Ramavtar Goenka and Consul General of Sri Lanli^ Saroja Sirisena.?H^- C
i ? In his welcome address. Pratap Padode shed light 011 how the construction and building industry is no longer limited to building in just India's metres, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's smart cities mission having expanded the scope and need of building across India. "Urban India is no more limited to six metros," he said. "With over 53 cities hosting a million-plus population, the axis of growth has lilted towards 47-plus other cities. These cities are already besieged with their own challenges. While we may showcase our awards here, we are also going to these cities to understatedtheir challenges and offer solutions. The new India of 202z is not going to be built on our armchairs, but when we break new ground."
After the impactful opening, the awards evening saw Minister of Finance and Planning Forests, Government of Maharashtra. Hon'bJjL Sudliir Mungantiwar, encouraging the architects and builders with his words of wisdom; i think imagination is our greatest wealth and I feel proud of you all in terms of your efforts and contribution to the nation-building exercise. And it's true that you are not merely constructing a structure, but the nation. The onus ? is on you, as with great power comes great responsibility, j Although you have created beautiful and aesthetic v structures now, in the future, you must create far better
structures which can also be environment-friendly."
This year CWAB also ?ajrtnered with Carrier Air conditioning and Refrigeration to -imftute the 'Sustainability Awards'. Gauranga Das, Director, Govardhan Eco Village, and our Keynote Speaker for the evening spoke of the challenges of planning the Govardhan Eco-Village. He enlightened the audience with his idea that ecologically sustainable design isn't only about the building or the structure but creating "living spaces'.
We had some of the most exclusive grands partner Ti7r us for this edition of the CWAB Awards. The event was supported by Gold Partners Carrier Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Ltd India and HNG Float Glass; Silver Partners Schueco and FunderMax; Bronze Partner Turner Project Management India; Luxury Audio Visual Partner Ultavo Theatres & Tunes: and Associate Partner, D'Decor Blinds. After the event. D Decor Blinds unveiled the Wall of Fame', which had autographed photos of thHKV'AB 2017 winners. Inevitably, the celebrations continued through dinner and cocktails!
The forthcoming pages give you a glimpse into the > glitz and glamour of the night...
The stars of the evening - the winning architects, builders, partners and members of our esteemed jury panel. em
A W A R o s
TRANSFORM YOUR WORLD
Arun Bhatia, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, India Region; Pratap Padode, ASAPP Info Global Group; Chiraj Baijal, Carrier Air Conditioning & Refrigeration India
Pratap Padode, ASAPP Info Global Group; Sanjay Puri, Sanjay Puri Architects; Falguni Padode, ASAPP Info Global Group
Sharukh Mistry, Mistry Architects & Brinda Somaya, Somaya & Kalappa Consultants
(L to R): Pratap Padode, ASAPP Info Global Group; Harshvardhan Neotia, Ambuja Neotia Group; K C Jain, HNG Float Glass; Christopher Charles Benninger, CCBA; Vijay Maurya, Ultavo Theatres & Tunes; Manit Rastogi, Morphogenesis; KAS Menon, HNG Float Glass; Rahul Singh, D'Decor Blinds
Jairam Panch, Turner Project Management India
Kishore Bhatija, K Raheja Corp ^
(L to R): Anup Naik with a colleague, Space Matrix Architects & Planners; Gauranga Das, Govardhan Eco Village
Jayanand Potdar, Godrej Properties with K Raghavan, Johnson Controls (I)
Rahul Bansal, DCA Architects TRANSFORM YOUR WORLD
12? CW ARCHITECT & BUILDER AWARDS 2017
The Architect Jury (from L to R) - Anshu Sarin, Berggruen Hotels; Ashish Kumar, Colliers International; Avinash K Gautam, Silvan Innovation Labs; CN Raghavendran, CR Narayana Rao; Ashish Rakheja, Aeon Integrated Buildind Design Consultants LLP; K Raghavan, Johnson Controls (I); Dhiraj Wadhwa, Carrier Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; Jayanand Potdar, Godrej Properties; Asutosh Shah, Duravit India; Rajeev Antony, Schueco India; Mario Schmidt, Lingel Windows & Doors Technologies; Anuj Jain, Kansai Nerolac; Jeff Rodrigues, Owens Corning (India); Sumit Banerjee, ASAPP Info Global Group
High profile networking in the CWAB VIP room: (L-R) Raya Shankhwalker, Raya Shankhwalker Architects; Rajeev Antony, Schueco India; Dr. Prashanth Reddy, FunderMax; Ashish Kapoor, Schueco India; Christopher Charles Benninger, Christopher Charles Benninger Architects (CCBA); Ramprasad Akkisetti, CCBA; Arun Bhatia, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, India Region; Brinda Somaya, Somaya & Kalappa Consultants; Saroja Sirisena, Consul General of Sri Lanka; Manit Rastogi, Morphogenesis; KAS Menon, HNG Float Glass; Kailash C Jain, HNG Float Glass
jl BUNDS | TRANSFORM YOUR WORLD
Pratap Padode, MD & Founder, ASAPP Info Global Group with Minister of Finance and Planning Forests, Govt, of Maharashtra, Hon'ble Chief Guest, Sudhir Mungantivar.
Gauranga Das, Director, Govardhan Eco Village giving the Keynote address.
12* CW ARCHITECT a BUILDER AWARDS 2017
The winners of the Noteworthy Projects Award. 18 projects in total were awarded across categories , ) such as commerical, residential, hospitality, retail, institutional, interiors and sustainability.
Manit Rastogi, Morphogenesis
Raya Shankhwalker, Raya Shankhwalker
- Abha Narain _ Lambah, ANL Associates AWARDS NIGHT
12m CW ARCHITECT & BUILDER AWARDS 2017
India's top 11 architects awarded for their stellar work pictured along with the Hon'ble Minister, members from ASAPP Info Global Group, Schueco, FunderMax, UTC CCS and HNG Float Glass._____
Some of India's Top Architects enjoying the moment...
"Ecologically sustainable design isn't only about building or the structure but also about creating living spaces."
- Gauranga Das
Brinda Somaya, Somaya & Kalappa Consultants
Sanjay Puri, Sanjay Puri Architects
Ambrish Arora, Studio Lotus
Ravi Sarangan, ?V Edifice *?* Consultants
CN Raghavendran, CR Narayana Rao TRANSFORM YOUR WORID
Priyanka Padode, ASAPP Info Global Group
Jayanand Potdar, Godrej Properties
Harshavardhan Neotia, Ambuja Neotia Group
imagination is our greatest wealth and I feel proud of you all in terms of your contribution in the nation building exercise."
- Hon'ble Sudhir Mungantivar
Kishore Bhatija, K Raheja Corp
IConstn TRANSFORM YOUR WORLD
CWAB Award Partners
LUXURY AUDIO VISUAL PARTNER
"The new India of 2022 is not going to be built on our armchairs, but when we break new ground." -pratappadode
12,h CW ARCHITECT * BUILDER AWARDS 2017
(L to R): Sumit Banerjee, Priyanka Padode, Falguni Padode, Pratap Padode, CN Raghavendran, Gauranga Das, Sharukh Mistry and Rahul Singh unveling the Wall of Fame under D'Decor's beautiful blinds.
WINNERS OF CWAB AWARDS 201T
1. Abha Naraiii Lambali Associates: Ablia Narain Lam bah
Ardlfeect Hafeez Contractor: Hafeez Contractor
CP Kukreja Architects: Dikshu C Kukreja
CR Narayana Rao: CN Raghavendran
DSP Design Associates: Yatin Patel, Mehnl Shall, Bimal Desai
6. Edifice Consultants: Ravi Sarangan, Sanjay Srinivasan
7. Studio Lotus: Anibrish Arora, Sidhartha Talwar & Ankur Choksi
8. Morphogenesis: Manit Rastogi & Sonali Rastogi
9. Sanjay Puri Architects: Sanjay Puri
10. Somava & Kalappa Consultants: Brinda Somaya & Nandini Somaya Sainpat
11. Venkataramanan Associates: Naresli V. Narasimlian
1. Ambuja Neotia Group: Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman
Brigade Group: MR Jaishankar, Chairman &
3. Godrej Properties: Pirojsha Godrej, Executive Chairman
K Raheja Corp: Neel Raheja, Group President
5. L&T Realty: Shrikant Joslii, CEO and Managing Director
6. Mahindra Lifespace Developers: Anita Arjundas, Managins: Director
Oberoi Realty: Vikas Oberoi, Chairman Managing Director
8. Wadhwa Group: Navin Makliija. Managing Director
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Haveli Dharampura, Old Delhi
? Prakruthi Windllower, Bengaluj;
? Water Woods Lodge Resort, Mysuru
? The British School, New Delhi
? Woxsen School of Business & Woxsen School of Ai ts 6c Design, Hyderabad
Indoor Sports Complex, Greater Noida
? K-Lagoon, Alibaug
? The Artisan House, New Delhi
? lSHATVAM-9. Ranchi
NOTEWORTHY PROJECTS - INTERIORS
Restoration of the Royal Opera House, Mumbai
? Fork Media Office, Mumbai
? Indigo Deli, Mumbai
? Soro-1 he Village Pub, Goa
? Harlev Davidson Store, New Delhi
? Akbarallv s Men. Mumbai
? BMA Villa. Raichak
? B-31 Residential, New Delhi
? B 23, New Delhi
Capgemhii (Global Training Center), Pune