Kanwal K Thareja is the Principal Architect at Kanwal Thareja Architects. He is an industry veteran with over 28 years of practicing Architecture Design and Coordinator, and Services Planning in India’s capital city of New Delhi. He also works closely with local municipal agencies to find solutions for building a healthy environment. Kanwal graduated in B. Arch from the School of Planning and Architecture in 1992 and completed his Masters in Urban design from the same institute in 1994. He did his first year of B.Arch. from Center of Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), at Ahmadabad. Kanwal gives credit to that first year at CEPT for helping lay a strong foundation in design concept & for developing in him a deeper understanding and appreciation of space & volume. During his first year at CEPT, he attended several talks by Prof. B.V Doshi. Sculpture artist Piraji Sagra trained Kanwal to look at objects and draw them on paper with graphite in great.

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Kanwal did internship with CPK and shared design development & façade fenestrations detailing in 1989.
We strongly believe in restricting unauthorized & hazardous construction for the safety of not only the built environment but also for the people at large.

His thesis “Revitalization and Integration of Sick Cotton Mill in Inner Cities” was highly appreciated. The study was based on the analysis of cotton mills & dockyards along the Darling Harbour in Australia and along the River Thames in the UK. The Lower Parel Cotton Mills at Mumbai, where most of the cotton mills were concentrated, was the focal point of Kanwal’s study. Today, more than 3 decades after Kanwal’s thesis, this zone is one of the most economically valuable and flourishing areas in Mumbai. It is a reflection of how relevant and far sighted Kanwal’s study was. Kanwal has keen interest in teaching. He has conducted design studios as a visiting faculty at SPA, Delhi and Sushant School of Art & Architecture, Gurgaon from 2007 till 2011. He was also part of external jury for design evaluation of students’ work in architecture. He has travelled extensively with students and architect colleagues – from mountains to deserts and sea – to explore cultural roots, architectural styles, local building materials and tools. Every small community in every village plays a major role in building a strong nation.

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Our long association with Architect Hafeez Contractor has given us wide exposure of contemporary & classical style of practice with impressive facades

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Always open to collaborate Master Architect Designers to explore the new design possibilities for better world.