A journey of 100 years of Architecture in India | Part 03

This is the third part of the series of ‘A Journey of 100 years of Architecture in India’. Since the beginning of 20th century, Indian Architecture has seen a lot of transformation right from the colonial architecture to modern and then the global in the recent times. India has always been rich in Architecture, either one of the first civilizations of the world, Indus Valley Civilization, the architecture of Hampi in late middle ages or the Mughal Architecture till 19th Century.

Architect and Urban Designer Vikas Pawar have worked on Journey of 100 years of architecture in India from 1905 to 2005, with the guidance from Prof. K. T. Ravindran, Dr. Vinod Gupta, and Ar. Anuj Mehta. He was recently awarded for his work at the centenary celebration of Indian Institute of Architects in 2017. A graduate of School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi, Vikas Pawar has been a speaker at TEDx Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Kolkata and TEDx PEC, Chandigarh.

The projects have been arranged in chronological order under various building categories like Cultural, Public Building, Housing, Educational, and Building for Governance. We have divided the list of buildings in four parts, we request our readers to go through all the parts of this article, also if you feel that some architecture marvel has been missed out, do share with us. We would be happy to update this list.

1975-78 The Polish Embassy, New Delhi

Designed by: Witold Ceckiewicz
Category: Public Building
City: Delhi

1975-79 Chinamaya Mission Centre Ahamedabad

Designed by: K. T. Ravindran
Category: Cultural
City: Ahamadabad

1975-89 Central Institute of Educational Technology New Delhi

Designed by: Raj Rewal
Category: Educational
City: Delhi

1975-1982 Management Development Centre, Ahmedabad

Designed by: Anant Raje, in association with B.V. Doshi Structural Consultants: Sharad R. Shah & Mahendra Raj
Category: Educational
City: Ahamadabad

1976-77 Indian Express Building Mumbai

Designed by: Joseph Allen Stein
Category: Public Building
City: Mumbai

1976-83 Nehru Science center, Bombay

Designed by: Achyut Kanvinde Structural Consultant: Mahendra Raj
Category: Educational
City: Mumbai

1976-89 State Trading Corporation building,New Delhi

Designed by: Raj Rewal
Category: Public Building
City: Delhi

1976-1978-Vikram-Sarabhai-Hall

Designed by: Architect S.D. Sharma Structural Consultant: Department of Space
Category: Cultural
City: Ahmedabad

1976-1979-Raman-Research-Institute-Library

Designed by: P.K. Venkataramanan, in association with P.K. Chandrasekaran Structural Consultants : MIs Kumar and Swamy
Category: Educational
City: Bangalore

1976-Low-cost-housing-New-Okhla

Designed by: Anil Laul
Category: Housing
City: Delhi

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