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October 2018      

Prem Chandavarkar was a member of a panel discussion entitled "Journey to the Forbidden Zone: Spirituality and Culture in Architectural Education", hosted by 'The Catholic University of America's School of Architecture and Planning.

The 13th edition of Construction World Magazine, featured it's Architect and Builder Awards, presenting CnT Architects as One of the Top Ten Architectural Firms in India.

September 2018      
The 13th Construction World Architects and Builders Awards has selected CnT architects as One of the Top Ten Architectural Firms in India 2018. ITC Mud Fort Housing, Bangalore recieved Griha 5 star rating.
August 2018      
Commerical Design magazine featured Prem Chandavarkar in their cover story: ' The Premise of Co-creating'. Prem Chandavarkar delivered a lecture on "The Core of Architectural Education: Professional Competence or Personal Mastery?" for Kurula Varkey Memorial Lecture at CEPT, Ahmedabad.

Mindtree East Campus, Bangalore has been published in Domus India, August issue.




July 2018      
CnT architects featured in 'Architect and Interiors India' magazine, Hot 100 issue.
Mindtree East Campus, Bangalore has been published on international webzine Arch2o.
Ar.Siddharth Singh gave a talk on 'Creativity and emotions, Image:Medium:Colour' at CnT architects. Dr. Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director of Science Gallery International has done a presentation about 'Science Gallery international and their activities across the world ' at CnT architects.

Sayali Lokhare, environmental planner at No parking studio has done a presentation on 'Streets for people' at CnT architects.




June 2018      

CnT Architects won the competition for ' Street Beautification of Vizag ' as part of the smart city project by Greater Visakhapattanam Smart City Corporation Limited.


May 2018      

Prem Chandavarkar presented a paper on 'City and Human rights ' at a conference hosted by Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Forum, in Florida.



International Flower Auction Centre, Bangalore has been published in 'JK Cement Awards - AYA WORK & PLAY - 27 Years of Award Winning Public Buildings' magazine.
April 2018      
Katte 19: ISRO scientist Mr.Prabhakar presented "Project Mangalyan - The Mars Orbitor Mission" at CnT Architects. ITC Mud Fort Housing, Bangalore, won NDTV Property Awards 2017 for 'the most environment friendly residential space'.
Prem Chandavarkar gave a talk on "Emerging Methodologies in Architectural Practice" and participated in a panel discussion at the closing event of the exhibition "When is Space" at Jawahar Kala Kendra,Jaipur.   Prem Chandavarkar gave a presentation on "Assessing the Smart City Mission in India" at a seminar on smart cities at RV College of Architecture, Bangalore.

Prem Chandavarkar was a judge at the 'Economic Times Awards' for Sustainable Architecture in Mumbai




March 2018      
Rezonant Design conducted Branded Architectural Design workshop at CnT architects. CnT Architects won the competition for design of Myscape Office Building, Hyderbad.

MindTree East Campus, Bangalore published on Office Snapshots website.




  Prem Chandavarkar delivered a lecture on "Recent Work at CnT Architects" at School of Architecture, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, in Chennai.
February 2018      
Prem Chandavarkar was a member of a panel discussing "The Way I See It – A Gauri Lankesh Reader", a book edited by Chandan Gowda, at Bangalore International Centre. Prem Chandavarkar delivered the opening note of the 'Design & Sustain' track at 361 Degrees International Architecture Conference in Mumbai.
CnT Architects was empaneled under KSTePS to design Science Centres and Planetariums across Karnataka State. MindTree East Campus, Bangalore was published on ArchDaily.

Prem Chandavarkar delivered a lecture on "Campus Planning Projects at CnT Architects" at RV College of Architecture, Bangalore.



January 2018      
Prem Chandavarkar delivered a colloquium talk on "Human Rights and the Everyday Urban" at Azim Premji University, Bangalore.   Prem Chandavarkar conducted a workshop on the theme "Is it the World, or is it Me?" for students of standards 9 to 12 at Peepal Grove School, Sadum, Andhra Pradesh.
December 2017      
itc ITC Mudfort housing-Bangalore received LEED platinum rating. katte Katte 18 : Neelam Manjunath was part of the CnT Katte for a discussion on Bamboo Construction.
casa CasaGrand ECR'14 received the Distinguished Design award by the Rocheston Accreditation Institute.  

November 2017


Vikram Desai hosted a webinar on ‘Well being and Architecture’ for the Glass Academy. The theme of this series of webinars was “Importance of Well being in living places”.


Prem Chandavarkar conducted a half-day workshop on “The Link Between Theory and Design” as part of a teacher training programme conducted by Council of Architecture, held at Department of Architecture, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru.


Prem Chandavarkar delivered a public lecture that was the first of a series titled “The City at its Limits” at the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore.  The lecture was on “The Smart City and the Indian Urban Condition”.


Prem Chandavarkar was one of the speakers at an event to celebrate World Philosophy Day on the theme “Renaissance: Art, Philosophy and Life”.  The event was jointly conducted by National Gallery of Modern Art Bengaluru and New Acropolis International Organisation.

prem Prem Chandavarkar was awarded a Scroll of Honour for his contributions to the real estate sector at the Realty Plus Conclave and Awards for Excellence 2017 in Bengaluru on 30th November 2017    

October 2017


Prem Chandavarkar was a visiting faculty at Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscape and Settlements.  He conducted a one-week workshop on “Constructing a Theory of Practice”, and delivered a public lecture on “Craft and Design Practice”


Mehul Patel presented “Unravel – Root Yourself” at Zonal NASA (National Association of School of Architecture) convention 2017 at KLE Technological University, Hubli.

September 2017


Prem Chandavarkar chaired a panel discussion on “Is the Future of Architecture Political?” at the Festival of Architecture and Interior Design, New Delhi.


“Mud Fort”, staff Housing for ITC Ltd at Bangalore is handed over and inaugurated by Mr.Sanjiv Puri, CEO and Executive Director, ITC Ltd.


Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli started operating from its permanent campus.


August 2017


Prem Chandavarkar delivered a lecture on “Thoughts for the Entering Student of Architecture” to the batch entering the B.Arch. programme at Wadiyar Centre for Architecture, Mysore.


New campus for “CMR University” is inaugurated by Dr. H.C.Mahadevappa, Honb’le Minister for Public Works Department, Government of India and Shri Krishna Byre Gowda, Honb’le Minister of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka

July 2017


Prem Chandavarkar gave a presentation on “Heritage, Modernity and Critique: A Perspective from Bangalore” at the symposium on “Post-Independence Architectures of India: Context and Significance” held at the Indian National Trust for Art and Culture Heritage (INTACH) in New Delhi


June 2017


Prem Chandavarkar chaired a panel discussion on “Women in Architecture” at an event organized by Faculty of Architecture Alumni Association of CEPT University.

Aurobindo Galaxy Towers-Competition Scheme won the ArchiDesign Award for the Best Unbuilt Design for the year 2016.

May 2017


Mindtree Kalinga(Bhubaneshwar) is awarded LEED platinum rating.


Prem Chandavarkar delivered the convocation address on the theme “Nine Lessons for a Young Architect” at Acharya NRV College of Architecture, Bangalore


CnT won the competition for design of  Centre  for Product Design and manufacturing in IISC.


April 2017


Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli permanent campus was Inaugurated by Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on  April 4


Mehul Patel presented process of “Designing Education Campus” at BMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore


Mindtree East Campus(Bangalore) is awarded LEED platinum rating.


March 2017:


New Factory Campus for Triveni Turbine Ltd is completed and handed over.


Mehul Patel attended as panelist in Panel Discussion on “Fetish for the Object” organized by The Indian Institute of Architects, Nagpur Centre and Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur.

February 2017 :


CnT Architects won an International invited competition to Masterplan and design two million square feet of High-rise Premium residential development at Chennai for Baashyaam constructions.


Prem Chandavarkar was a member of a panel discussion held on the launch of a book on the work of the famed structural engineer Mr. Mahendra Raj.  Mr. Raj was also a participant in the panel discussion.

prem_jaipur Prem Chandavarkar participated in the Jaipur Architecture Festival, an international conference held once in every two years.  This time the theme was “In-Visible Routes”, and Prem’s presentation was on “The Urban Public Realm as a Space of Rights mehul_rr

Mehul Patel presented selected works at annual festival “aRRay” at RR School of Architecture, Bangalore

January 2017 :      

Prem Chandavarkar conducted a workshop on “Sustainability as an Attitude” for the students of BMS College of Architecture, Basavanagudi, Bangalore.

December 2016 :      

 Prem Chandavarkar was the curator of an international conference in Bangalore on “Imagining the Indian City”, which was held as the National Convention of the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA).  This took place during the centenary year of the IIA.


CnT Architects won the open design competition for “Science Gallery Bengaluru” organised by Government of Karnataka in association with Science Gallery International, Dublin.


Mindtree Kalinga secured second place in Smart green awards (By Saint-Gobain & Economic times) under ‘’Learning institution category’’

November 2016 :      

The competition entry for Aurobindo was published on Archdaily.


Prem Chandavarkar was one of the judges for an international design competition for students of architecture held at Aditya College of Architecture, Mumbai.  He also delivered a lecture on the work of CnT Architects to the students of the college.


  In the 30th Anniversary issue of Indian Architect and Builder magazine, on the theme of Density, two essays by Prem Chandavarkar were published in the section on Density in Urbanism. The essay titles were 'Density in Anonymity' and 'Density and the Choices of Modernity: The Chandigarh Masterplan'.


Katte 16 : Satya Prakash Varanasi was part of the CnT Katte for a discussion on Architectural Journalism.

October 2016 :        
CnT Architects won the competition for design of Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderbad.   Lecture Hall Complex and Central plaza for University of Hyderbad(UOH), Hyderbad is handed over.

From mid-September till mid-October, Prem Chandavarkar taught a design studio as the 2016 Walton Critic at the School of Architecture and Planning, Catholic University of America, Washington DC.


As the 2016 Walton Critic at the School of Architecture & Planning, Washington D.C., Prem Chandavarkar delivered a public lecture on 'Architectural Practice in India: Balancing Autonomy and Life'. The event was hosted by the Embassy of India in Washington D.C.


 Cnt was placed second in the competition for the design of Koramangala Club.



September 2016 :      

Prem Chandavarkar will spend a four-week residency as the 2016 Walton Critic at The School of Architecture & Planning at The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. in the United States of America. The position entails a four-week residency within the graduate concentration of Cultural Studies and Sacred Space, directing a design studio and delivering two public lectures.

Past Walton Critics include architects Antoine Predock (2009), Craig Hartman (2010), Juhani Pallasmaa (2011), Alberto Campo Baeza (2012), Claudo Silvestrin (2013), Eliana Bormida (2014), and Michael J. Crosbie (2015).

July 2016 :      
Exotica After the successful completion of Brigade Exotica's tower one, the topping out of tower two has finished and is nearing completion. The inauguration date will be announced soon.
iim CnT's winning entry for an international competition held by Indian Institute Of Management Society, Thiruchirappalli for their permanent campus is reaching its completion stage and is going to be inaugurated soon.
aurobindo CnT architects have recently won the competition entry for the corporate headquarters of Aurobindo Pharma. The five acres site is located in Hitec City, Hyderabad, with a built up area around 18 lac sq ft. zak Vikram Desai, studio head at CnT architects presented his work at Zak World of Facades (largest conference series on facade design and engineering), explaining the importance of facade as a building envelope and its relationship with the context.
June 2016 :      
acs Prem Chandavarkar presented a paper on "The Utopia of Everyday" at the international symposium on "Utopia, Architecture and Spirituality" organized by The Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Forum at New Harmony, Indiana, USA from 23-26 June 2016.    
March 2016 :      
acs Prem Chandavarkar joined the board of Directors of the newly appointed Architecture, Culture and Spirituality Forum, a non-profit based in the United States of America that seeks to provide an international forum for scholarship, research, education, practice, design and advocacy regarding the cultural and spiritual significance of the built environment. Brigade Exotica, Bangalore has won the 'Luxury Apartment Project of the year' at the NDTV Property Awards 2015 held at the Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway.
February 2016 :      
iitac CnT Architects won the invited competition for IIT Alumni Centre at Bangalore   Katte 15 : The beginning of the year marked the showcase of works by renowned artist, Sanjeev Shankar.
January 2016 :      
kma "Life and Work Under BAWA Umbrella" – Architect Kaushik Mukherjee from KMA shared his experience working in Sri Lanka and India through various projects that covered architecture, interior design and conservation.

December 2015 :      
katte14 Katte 14 : Near the close of 2015, Sandbox Collective presented - "Koogu" - the critically acclaimed solo piece by Anish Victor - at CnT Katte.
What ensued was a provoking performance that stimulated rather interesting reactions.
November 2015 :      
prem Prem Chandavarkar's essay "Wonder, Wisdom and Master in Architecture" was published in the book, "Architecture, Culture and Spirituality" edited by Thomas Barrie, Julio Bermudez and Phillio J. Tabb, and published by Routledge.    
October 2015 :      
katte13 Katte 13 : Little Indian Family of Explorers (L.I.F.E.) as they call themselves so humbly, have done something incredible by touring in their Fiat Linea car for 111 days through 11 countries across 50 odd cities and 22780 kilometers from Bangalore to Paris. The family of four including two school going kids have shared their colorful LIFE enriching experiences in CnT Katte for the first time in public after they are back from Paris. cmru CnT Architects won the competition for CMR University, Bangalore.
eth Prem Chandavarkar was invited to ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich). On 7th October, he delivered a lecture on "The City and the Right to Memory", organised by ETH Wohnforum - Centre for Research on Architecture Society & the Built Environment. On 8th October he participated in a panel discussion organised as an opening symposium for the exhibition on the work of Urban Think Tank.    
September 2015 :      
mindtree CnT Architects was felicitated by Odisha Chief Minister Sri Navin Patnayak during the dedication ceremony of Mindtree Kalinga facility for its contribution in creating a sustainable, sensible and community oriented architecture katte Katte 12 : Panel Discussion with  Neelkant Chhayya, Prem Chandavarkar and Sujith Nair. Held on 4th September 2015
Topic for discussion was "Death Of Theory". The discourse was around the relevance of 'Architectural Theory' in present practice. As invited audience we had Medappa , Smaran Mallesh, Vivek Shanker, Soumitro Ghosh, and Bijoy Ramanchandran.
July 2015 :      
katte11 Katte 11 : Bijoy Ramachandran, Principal Architect of Hundred Hands.  Held on 24th July 2015
Bijoy spoke about "Culture of drawings and its relation with creation of architecture". His talk focused on the process of creating architecture and its primary tool for doing so 'Drawings'.

bagchi Monday Sharing (with a difference). Held on 13th july 2015
Usual monday sharing is where one studio shares with rest of the office on a project they are working on, but on this particular Monday Sharing we had Subroto Bagchi, Chairman of Mindtree sharing his thoughts on what was been built at Mindtree Kalinga, Bhubaneswar..
May 2015 :      
mindtree - Watch video "Mindtree Kalinga Rises - Creating Engineers for Tommorow" published by Mindtree Ltd. on Mar 17, 2015 triveni - First phase of construction has started for industrial project "New Campus for Triveni Turbine Ltd" at Dabaspete.
iia - Prem Chandavarkar delivered the keynote address on "Critical Fundamentals of Architectural Education" at an event organised by Indian Institute of Architects (Karnataka Chapter) in Bangalore on 15 May 2015.
April 2015 :      
mindtree_kalinga - The 1st Phase of Platinum rated 'Training facility campus' for the I.T firm MindTree at Kalinga, Bhubaneswar is scheduled for completion in May 2015.
prem - Prem Chandavarkar will go on a lecture tour of the United States with lectures at Yale University, University of Florida, Harvard University, Catholic University of America, and University of Oregon.
March 2015 :      
prem - Prem Chandavarkar was invited to deliver a lecture at The Z-Axis Conference, an international conference on urbanism with the theme “Great City…Terrible Place”, organised by The Charles Correa Foundation, Panaji, Goa.
361 - Prem Chandavarkar was invited to give a lecture at 361 Degrees Conference, Mumbai – an international event that features the works of architects from around the world.
February 2015 :      
skyline - Construction has begun for the 2,68,000 Sq.ft. residential apartment Skyline Synergy. It accommodates 141 dwelling units of 2BHK and 3BHK typologies.
January 2015 :      
iim - Construction has begun for 12 lakhs Sq.ft campus for Indian Institute of Management at Thiruchirappalli (IIM), which are a group of public, autonomous institutes of management education and research in India.
The project will be completed in two phases. In the first phase administrative Block, Academic Block, Library, Hostels, Faculty housing, Director's Residence, Staff Houses would be taken up.
ncbs - A 1,20,000 sq.ft. residential campus for N.C.B.S. was completed in scheduled time. The faculty and the students of the institute now enjoy the serene green campus designed around the large trees that exist.
midas - Prem Chandavarkar was invited to give a keynote lecture on “Critical Thinking in Architectural Design Education, and chaired a panel discussion on the same subject, at the National Convention of National Association of Students of Architecture, held at Marg Institute of Design & Architecture Swarnabhoomi, Chennai.