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Uttam C. Jain Architects & Planners

Profile of the Indian architecture firm Uttam C. Jain Architects & Planners, led by Uttam, Chirag and Shona Jain.

Profile of Uttam C. Jain Architects & Planners

Business Name
Uttam C. Jain Architects & Planners
Location
India
Services
Architecture, Urban Planning
Website
http://www.ucjain.com

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[Top-Clockwise] Uttam C. Jain, Chirag Jain and Shona Jain

Principal(s)

Uttam C. Jain (born 1934)

  • Advanced study scholarship from the National University of Tucuman, Argentina, 1959
  • First Class Honours degree in Architecture - Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1958

Chirag Jain (born 1974)

  • Master of Arts in Architecture & Urbanism, Design Research Laboratory, Graduate School, Architectural Association, London, UK, 1999
  • G.D. Arch, Academy of Architecture, Bombay, India, 1997

Shona Jain (born 1973)

  • M. Arch in Architectural Design, The Barlett, School of Architecture, University College London, London, UK, 1998
  • G.D. Arch, Academy of Architecture, Bombay, India, 1997

Philosophy

In the operational realities, if an attempt is made to highlight the ideological postures leading to the directions of value as accepted in all design-decisions resulting into tangible architectural ambient, the efforts are also directed towards creating a preference in the public mind for consumption of good design in their day to day living.

The relationship between human being and the building being established, what develops and grows around becomes a measure for man and his society.

Background

  • Founded: 1961
  • Offices: 1
  • Design team: 15

Key projects

  • Capitol Complex, Naya Raipur, India, 2006-Ongoing, Institutional
  • Shri Tirupati Balaji General Hospital, Panthawada, India, 2004-2007, Hospital
  • Aga Khan School, Mundra, India, 2002-2006, Institutional
  • Umaid Heritage, Jodhpur, India, 2003-2005, Master Plan
  • Prerna Sthala, Yavatmal, India, 2002-2003, Memorial
  • Landmark, Bombay, India, 1993-2002, Workspace
  • University of Jodhpur, Jodhpur, India, 1969-1999, Institutional
  • Universal Harmony Hall, Mount Abu, India, 1993-1995, Convention Centre
  • Habibganj Railway Station, Bhopal, India, 1989-1995, Transport
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Bombay, India, 1985-1987, Institutional

Key publications

  • The 1st & 2nd Belgrade Triennial of World Architecture, Yugoslavia, 1985 & 1991
  • Exposition Special d'Architecture, Paris, France, 1985
  • VISTARA - Festival of India, Paris, France; 1985, (1986-1987: Bombay, Russia - Japan; 1991: Germany)
  • VISTARA - Festival of India (Telefilm), 1986
  • 'Context & Response', National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1990
  • 'Srishti', Telefilm by Bombay Doordarshan on Projects & Philosophy, 1991
  • 'Through an Architect's Eye', Telefilm by Bombay Doordarshan & Photographic Exhibition at NCPA, Bombay (1993: IDC, IIT, Powai), 1991
  • Manyness of Mumbai, 2005

Key awards

  • 2007, A+D & Spectrum Foundation Architecture Awards 2006, New Delhi, India
  • 2005, Golden Architect Award 2004, A+D & Spectrum Paints Ltd., New Delhi, India
  • 2002, Chairman's Award - Architect of the Year 2001, J.K. Cement Ltd., India
  • 1992, President's Award - Baburao Mhatre Gold Medal, Indian Institute of Architects, India
  • 1991, JIIA Awards, Indian Institute of Architects, Bombay, India
  • 1969, Commonwealth Institute of Architects, London, UK

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