From the onset itself we wanted to create something awe inspiring not only in terms of design but also in terms of luxury and it didn't have to stop there. The structure should add beauty to the skyline of the city, so it's not just any residential structure it does something more, it enhances the city itself" Gautam Ahuja, Managing Director
And to build such a extraordinary structure one needs an team par excellence that is a combination of brilliant minds. With this thought in mind, we have got together the best names in the industry from across the world.
Specializing in interior architectural design, Wilson Associates is a universe of perspectives driven by design. Founded in 1971, Wilson Associates has been involved in creating distinctive environments that are defining the future of luxury. From urban business hotels to tropical resorts and posh eateries and luxurious abodes, Wilson Associates has contributed its artistic expertise to a wide array of high-end projects across the globe. Its services include space planning/programming, concept design and development, interior construction documentation, and construction administration and installation.
Blending experience, innovation and solid business principles, Wilson Associates continuously sets the design standard at some of the world’s most well-known addresses. The firm creates interiors for world-class hotels, restaurants, clubs, casinos and high-end residential projects, offering a full range of design services, from space planning to furniture installation, including custom product design.
Attuned to the evolving needs of modern day clients, industry and world culture, Wilson Associates aims to create distinctive environments that are defining the future of luxury. The company today employs more than 325 professionals in their headquarters in Dallas and has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Shanghai and an associate office in Cochin, India. Wilson Associates is consistently ranked as one of the top two firms in the hospitality design industry worldwide. www.wilsonassociates.com
J+W CONSULTANTS, India (Structural Consultants)
With over 35 years of experience in the industry, J+W Consultants have worked on many premium residential, commercial, retail as well as hospitality projects both within the as well as internationally. A few of the projects they have worked on include Uhuru Heights - Tanzania, Infosys - Mangalore, Bangalore, Mysore, Grand Hyatt - Pune, Goa, NICMAR -Pune.etc They ensure structural stability while still maintaining an architectural flair in addition to achieving fine balance with regard to economical and constructional viability. www.jwconsultants.in
JOHN MECH -EL TECHNOLOGIES (P) LTD, India (MEP Consultants)
JMT started off as a fledgling MEP Design Company in the year 1989. It renders engineering design consultancy services for mechanical and electrical utilities & system. Predominantly focusing on designing premium hotel & commercial projects, JMT went on to design projects ranging from industrial to commercial establishments from Western India to other regions of India and abroad. Designing facilities in USA, Africa, Eastern Europe and Russia, JMT has grown in leaps & bounds.
MEP Design as the core strength, JMT ensures the most economical and apt design to projects undertaken. A major impetus has always been on maintaining the highest level of honesty and integrity in all actions. www.johnmech-el.com
ARUP, Singapore (Facade Consultants)
Founded in 1946 with an initial focus on structural engineering, Arup first came to the world's attention with the structural design of the Sydney Opera House, followed by its work on the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Arup has since grown into a truly multidisciplinary organisation. Most recently, its work for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing has reaffirmed its reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs that reinvent the built environment.
Arup brings together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines and encourages them to look beyond the constraints of their own specialisms. This unconventional approach to design springs in part from Arup's ownership structure.
Many of Arup's projects leave a legacy to subsequent generations: a legacy that outlasts any one individual. With 10,000 projects going on at any one time, Arup brings together professionals from diverse disciplines and with complementary skills, on a uniquely global scale. The depth of expertise and the sheer numbers of specialists allow Arup to take on complex, strategic projects. The UK's first international high speed railway, High Speed 1, also known as the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, is just one example - completed on time and on budget. www.arup.com/Global_locations/Singapore.aspx
GARDINER & THEOBALD (G&T), India (Cost Consultants)
Gardiner and Theobald, deliver a comprehensive 'start-to-finish' package which ensures the project is completed on time and to budget. Operating out of a global network of 60 offices, their experts in every area of international project and cost management draw on a proven track record spanning more than 165 years, to satisfy all the construction and property requirements - before, during and after every individual project. As one of the world's leading independent chartered quality surveyors, their role of their cost management team is to control and review costs at all the stages of the project - from planning to design and throughout the construction process. www.gardiner.com
PALMER & TURNER, Singapore (Architecture Design)
The P&T Group, formerly known as Palmer and Turner Hong Kong, is the oldest and largest international architectural engineering practice in the South East Asia. Palmer & Turner was first established in Hong Kong in 1868, and since its inception, has proved a major contributor to the physical development of this region and responsible for many of its old and new architectural landmarks.
The Group is committed to the pursuit of excellence in the architectural and engineering field and aims to improve the quality of life by contributing to the design of the physical environment. Professional emphasis is placed on visual and functional elements of design, to create buildings that are both aesthetically pleasing and sympathetic to their surroundings.
The Group's growth is a reflection of the increasing number of large scale projects demanding the creativity and expertise of many professional services to clients. The success in this is demonstrated by the number of design awards received over the years. http://www.p-t-group.com/
LIGHTING PLANNERS ASSOCIATES(S) PTE. LTD., Singapore (Lighting Consultants)
They believe that the most important aspect of lighting design is learning from natural light. Through the designing for superior lighting environments, LPA strives to create comfortable, yet inspiring environments of daily life. For a successful and elaborate lighting scheme, LPA recommends being commissioned for all the phases in every project. These phases include a wide range of services classified into,Concept Design , Schematic Design, Design Development ,Tender and Award , Construction Supervision -and Final Commissioning For projects in which detailed phase-wise involvement is not required, LPA offers consultancy services within which they contribute to the overall improvement in the visual environment.
LPA engages extensively in lighting product development, concept planning and applications design. They are also involved in collaborative development with industry manufacturers on product and systems design. They also have intellectual assets to research the effects of light and applies them to Design and development of new lighting fixtures, research and development of lighting design concepts for innovative projects, research and development of new lighting methods, investigative studies for the lighting industry dealing with effects of light on human behavior and cityscapes etc They are also constantly involved in lighting design education and try to boost the prestige of lighting culture on a regional as well as global scale. www.lighting.co.jp/english/index
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, India (Lift Contractors)
A major name in elevators and escalators since the 1930s, Mitsubishi Electric has built a reputation for creating breakthroughs that make getting around more comfortable, safe, and even inspiring. A Mitsubishi Electric original, it's not only fun to ride, but has opened up entirely new possibilities in public space design. Its development required years of dedicated effort to overcome the immense physical, technical and mechanical challenges involved. Their super high-speed elevator is the culmination of decades of engineering experience and precision craftsmanship. It provides an ultra-fast, reliable riding experience with imperceptible vibration and noise. And there's artificial intelligence technology that "learns" a building's traffic patterns to deliver a more responsive service. They are also a leading manufacturer of moving walks and home elevators. www.mitsubishielectric.com
L&T, India (Construction Contractors)
The evolution of L&T into the country's largest engineering and construction organization is among the most remarkable success stories in Indian industry. L&T was founded in Bombay (Mumbai) in 1938 by two Danish engineers, Henning Holck-Larsen and Soren Kristian Toubro. Both of them were strongly committed to developing India's engineering capabilities to meet the demands of industry. Beginning with the import of machinery from Europe, L&T rapidly took on engineering and construction assignments of increasing sophistication. Today, the company sets global engineering benchmarks in terms of scale and complexity.
Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) is a technology, engineering, construction and manufacturing company. It is one of the largest and most respected companies in India's private sector. More than seven decades of a strong, customer-focused approach and the continuous quest for world-class quality have enabled it to attain and sustain leadership in all its major lines of business. L&T has an international presence, with a global spread of offices. It continues to grow its overseas manufacturing footprint, with facilities in China and the Gulf region. The company's businesses are supported by a wide marketing and distribution network, and have established a reputation for strong customer support. L&T believes that progress must be achieved in harmony with the environment. A commitment to community welfare and environmental protection are an integral part of the corporate vision. www.larsentoubro.com
WSP CANTOR SEINUK, India & US (Structural Design Review)
WSP Cantor Seinuk is an internationally recognized structural engineering firm based in New York and with offices in Los Angeles, London, Dubai, and New Delhi. Over the past 40 years, the practice has received over 100 awards for engineering excellence from various organizations and has built a reputation amongst its clients and building professionals for innovative and cost-effective design solutions. WSP Cantor Seinuk is part of WSP Group, a multi-disciplinary engineering company of around 9,000 staff world-wide and the 2010 Engineering Consultant of the Year recipient. The company specializes in the design of building structures of varied types and usages
Its areas of expertise include seismic environments, forensic engineering and structural investigations, building alterations and investigations, peer review and value engineering, blast resistant design, construction inspections WSP Cantor Seinuk has completed billions of dollars worth of construction in the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, the Near, Middle and Far East. Acknowledged as the leader in its field and a highly innovative firm, WSP Cantor Seinuk approaches all its engineering commissions with the same underlying philosophy - to work closely with the client, other consultants and the necessary agencies to develop the most creative engineering solution of the highest quality, on-time, and within the economic framework of the project. www.wspgroup.com/en/Welcome-to-WSP-Cantor-Seinuk
BMT FLUID MECHANICS, UK (Wind Tunnel Testing)
BMT is a leading international multi-disciplinary engineering, science and technology consultancy offering a broad range of services, particularly in the defence, energy, environment, shipping and ports and logistics sectors. 2010 marked the 25th Anniversary of the formation of BMT from the amalgamation of the British Ship Research Association (BSRA) and the National Maritime Institute (NMI). Based in Teddington, UK, and with regional offices in Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur and Houston, BMT Fluid Mechanics is a wholly owned subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd.
BMT Fluid Mechanics is internationally recognised as a leading independent specialist in the fields of wind engineering and computational modelling for the civil construction and oil & gas industries. The company uses its key skills in fluid dynamics, naval architecture, physical modelling and numerical modelling to help designers and operators optimise design, minimise commercial risk and maximise safety. http://www.bmtfm.com/
BRUNO HAPPOLD, India (MEP Design Review)
Buro Happold have over 30 years' of experience providing high quality, innovative solutions, which help to minimise impact on the planet. They have worked on some of the most exciting and inspiring engineering projects around the world. From the Louvre in Abu Dhabi to local specialist schools in the UK, and masterplanning the city of Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City to the World Trade Center Memorial Pavilion in New York, they have a real passion for the built environment. Working with many of the world's most renowned architects and clients and providing cutting edge solutions across a wide range of sectors they always strive to take engineering excellence to ever higher levels finding better ways to tackle challenges, whether that's keeping buildings cool in the desert sun, minimising environmental impact or lowering carbon emissions. Buro Happold also aims to produce high quality engineering design in concept, in detail and in execution, on time, to programme and delivering excellent value for money. Because of their understanding of the key drivers across all sectors - including risk, cost, access, footfall, sustainability and corporate image - they can deliver economical, functional and inspirational designs that perfectly meet the needs of both clients and users. www.burohappold.com
SITE CONCEPTS INTERNATIONAL, India & Singapore (Landscape Design Consultants)
SCI established a reputation for high quality professional planning and design. It provides services throughout the ASEAN. SCI was formed in 1991 in response to the growing regional demand for professional services in landscape architecture and land use planning.
Site Concepts International's teams of professionals are experienced in providing a wide range of landscape design and planning services over a diverse geographical region. The Site Concepts team includes Landscape Architects, Planners and Horticulturists plus site construction personnel. This broad range of specialists provide a holistic approach to their projects allowing Site Concepts to direct a project from initial assessment and feasibility studies to detailed planning and landscape architecture and eventually through the maintenance reviews required to adequately ensure the success of every project
With active projects in eight countries, SCI insists on sending design team members to each specific project location to investigate the site's opportunities and constraints, as well as to explore locally available materials and artifacts. These projects' specific techniques as well as sensitivity to the existing environment have set SCI in a position of industry leadership. The company is led by Mr. Mark S. Mahan as Principal of the Company, who has practiced landscape architecture for more then two decades, committing 15 years to international projects. He has provided professional services in many climatic zones and for a wide range of projects including Environmental planning, Master Planning, Commercial, Urban, Resort and Residential development. www.siteconcepts.com.sg
SPECTRAL SERVICES, India (Green Building Consultants)
They design buildings that are not only less expensive to maintain but have a significantly reduced impact upon the environment. With an uncommon blend of visionaries, designers and engineers, Spectral is today among the most preferred green building consulting organisations in the country.
Dr. Prem Jain founded Spectral Services Consultants Private Limited in 1980 with a vision to provide innovative engineering solutions and design energy efficient, fire safe buildings with excellent indoor air quality. More than 1000 projects spanning domains such as commerce, hospitality, health care, IT and aviation are a living testimony to his entrepreneurship, engineering excellence and outstanding leadership in the profession. Spectral has successfully consolidated its position as the most preferred building services consultancy organization, with many established corporate names among its clients.
Spectral Services, a multi-disciplinary global consulting engineering firm, partners with building owners, architects, project managers and vendors, to deliver consulting services and state-of-the-art building design solutions in HVAC systems, electrical and low voltage systems, plumbing, fire suppression systems, building automation systems and security systems. This has ensured that it has admirably crafted its niche as a principal building services design firm in India as well as abroad. In 2007 and 2008 it received the LEED (USA) Platinum Award for "Spectral Headquarter - Noida" and "ABN Amro Bank Ahmedabad - Commercial Interiors" respectively. www.spectralservices.net
DTZ INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY ADVISERS PVT LTD, India (Project Management Services)
From their origins in 18th century England to a 21st century global operation, DTZ has enjoyed a reputation for excellence providing leading-edge property insight and on-the-ground delivery to investors, developers, corporate and public sector occupiers and financial intermediaries. The DTZ global team is united by a single focus - to deliver their clients exceptional service, rooted in a deep understanding of their needs and a commitment to their long-term success. The firm offers deep knowledge of local markets and the best of their global expertise. Among the other service that DTZ offers, it also provides project management expertise for all types of property, including corporate offices, retail malls, hotels, hospitals, industrial and logistics, data centres and residential developments. www.dtz.com/India