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Chief Guest

Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Governor of Maharashtra

Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari who assumed the office of the Governor of Maharashtra in September 2019 brings with him a vast and varied experience of public service.

Born in Palanadhura Chetabgarh, Bageshwar District, Uttarakhand on 17th June 1942, Koshyari had his higher secondary education in Uttarakhand. He was elected as the General Secretary of the Student’s Union while studying at Almora College between 1961-62. Subsequently, he also represented the Executive Council of Kumaon University during 1979-82, 1982-85 and 1988-91.

Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari had a passion for teaching and worked as a lecturer at the Raja Inter College, Raja Ka Rampur, Etah district, Uttar Pradesh for a few years. He possesses a flair for journalism and writing. He pursued this passion by becoming the Founder and Managing Editor of ‘Parvat Piyush’, a weekly published from Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand since 1975. He thus had a successful career as teacher, author and journalist.

Guest of Honour

MS. ANDREA KUHN

Consul-General of South Africa

On 17 December 2019, Andrea Kühn assumed her position as the Consul-General of South Africa in Mumbai with the consular districts of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Goa, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.

Prior to her deployment to India she was the Director for South and Central Asia. Previous assignments abroad include the South African Consulate General in New York, USA and the South African Embassy in Berlin, Germany. Ms Kuhn graduated in 1989 from University of Pretoria in South Africa with a law degree (BLC-LLB).

She joined the South African diplomatic service in February 1991. Ms Kuhn served in various capacities in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation including the Private Secretary to the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation from 1998-2008.

Mr. Martin Maier

Consulate General of Switzerland in Mumbai

Martin Maier was born on 8 May 1965. He is a Swiss national with citizenship of Solothurn. He grew up in Switzerland, where he finished his education and obtained a Diploma in Advanced Studies of International Relations. He is married and father of an adult daughter.

Martin Maier joined the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in 1991 and was subsequently posted to Spain, Libya, Thailand, Portugal, Ecuador, Zimbabwe and Germany. Prior to his current assignment as Consul General of Switzerland in Mumbai, he has served in Switzerland as Deputy Head of Economic Affairs at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Head of Foreign Interests in the Islamic Republic of Iran and Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Mrs. Diedrah Kelly

Consul General of Canada in Mumbai

Diedrah Kelly (BA Hons [Political Science and Central, Eastern European and Russian Area Studies], Carleton University, 2001), joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2001. In Ottawa, she has worked as head of the Policy and Programming Unit in the Threat Assessment and Intelligence Services Division, as senior nuclear adviser and program manager in the Global Partnership Program and as chief of staff to the assistant deputy minister for international security and global affairs. She has served abroad in various positions, including, from 2004 to 2007, consul and political counsellor at the Embassy to Bosnia and Herzegovina and, from 2007 to 2010, as head of the embassy office in Astana. From 2011 to 2014, she was the political counsellor at the High Commission in Ghana. Ms. Kelly served as the Ambassador of Canada to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations between 2018-2021.

Mr. Agus Prihatin Saptono

Consul General, Consulate General Republic of Indonesia

PARTNERS 2022

Marmo Solutions is 'Title Partner'

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KEI is 'Platinum Partner'

Johnson Lifts & Escalators is 'Gold Partner'

Lanxess India is 'Green/ Sustainability Partner'

RDC Concrete is 'Concrete Partner'

Schindler is 'Smart Mobility Partner'

Tata Structura is 'Associate Partner'

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CWAB AWARDS: BIGGER . GREATER . GRANDER

The CONSTRUCTION WORLD Architect and Builder (CWAB) Awards,instituted in 2006, are India's most coveted awards for the architecture and building industry. The awards recognise the people and organisations responsible for the changing landscape of the country - the Top Architects and the Top Builders of India's and felicitate them. The growth of the event over the past 16 years is in tandem with the industry's growth in India and has gained in stature and importance with each passing year.

The CWAB Awards, for the past decade and a half, have featured the best speakers from across the globe who have spoken on various themes like INNOVISION, YOUTH, GREEN, STAR, FUSION, etc. The event in its 10th year celebrated the DECADE OF EXCELLENCE, where we felicitated all our past winners - over 50 of them; it was perhaps the largest gathering of Architects and Builders across the country on one platform. Read More

CWAB Winners 2021

CWAB - National Architect Winners 2021

  • ARCHITECTURE DISCIPLINE
  • CCBA DESIGNS
  • DSP DESIGN ASSOCIATES
  • EDIFICE CONSULTANTS
  • IMK ARCHITECTS
  • MORPHOGENESIS
  • PG PATKI ARCHITECTS
  • SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS
  • STUDIO LOTUS
  • VENKATARAMANAN ASSOCIATES

CWAB - National Builder Winners 2020

  • BRIGADE GROUP
  • EMBASSY GROUP
  • GODREJ PROPERTIES
  • MAHINDRA LIFESPACE DEVELOPERS
  • MINDSPACE BUSINESS PARKS REIT
  • PRESTIGE ESTATES PROJECTS

Regional - South - WINNERS

  • Architect - ARUN THOMAS ARCHITECTS
  • Builder - PROVIDENT HOUSING

Regional - West - WINNERS

  • Architect - INFINITTI DESIGN STUDIO
  • Architect - CITYSPACE'82 ARCHITECTS

Regional - East - WINNERS

  • Architects - AYAN SEN ARCHITECTS URBAN DESIGNERS & PLANNERS
  • Builders - EMAMI REALTY

REGIONAL - North - WINNERS

  • Architects - VISARG DESIGN STUDIO
  • Builders - ELDECO GROUP

Noteworthy Winners:

  • Arun Thomas Architects
  • PACE CONSULTANTS
  • MINDSPACE BUSINESS PARKS REIT
  • Ambuja Neotia
  • Design Haaus Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • MORPHOGENESIS

Noteworthy Interiors

  • Studio Crypt
  • Studio 3twentyone
  • ARCHITECTURE DISCIPLINE
  • ARCHITECTURE DISCIPLINE
  • Studio Black
  • DESIGN OBSESSION STUDIO. LLP,

India's Top National and Regional Architects Jury Members 2021:

  • Mr. Jayanth Jain, Director & CEO, GM Modular
  • Mr. Shishir Baijal, Chairman & Managing Director, Knight Frank India
  • Mr. Dhananjay Tapasvi, Managing Director, Owens Corning
  • Mr. Anubhav Gupta, CEO Vikhroli, Chief CSR and Sustainability Officer, Godrej Properties and Founder-GPL Design Studio, Godrej Properties
  • Mr. D Raju, Managing Director & CEO, Kirby Building Systems
  • Dr. Prashanth Reddy, Managing Director, FunderMax India
  • Mr. Abhishek Somany, Managing Director, Somany Ceramics
  • Mr. Vikram Khanna, CMO & COO-Architectural Institutional Business and Consumer

India's Top National and Regional Builders 2021 Jury Members 2021:

  • Mr. Rajesh Krishnan, Founder & CEO, Brick Eagle
  • Mr. Sathish Rajendren, COO, Knight Frank (India)
  • Mr. Qutub Mandviwla, Principal, Mandviwala Qutub and Associates
  • Mr Chetan Raikar, Chairman & Managing Director, Structwel Designers & Consultants
  • Mr. Naresh V. Narasimhan, Managing Partner, Venkataramanan Associates
  • Ms. Sheetal Rakheja, Managing Partner, Aeon Design & Development
  • Mr. Gaurav Malhotra, Managing Director, Hansgrohe India
  • Mr. Vikas Chadha, Managing Director, GI Outsourcing and financial and hospitality expert

India's Noteworthy Projects Jury Members 2021:

  • Anuj Puri, Chairman, Anarock Property Consultants
  • P Gopalakrishnan, Managing Director-Asia Pacific & Middle East Markets, GBCI
  • Dikshu C Kukreja, Managing Principal, CP Kukreja Associates
  • Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, Founder & Chairman, Hiranandani Group
  • Prof Ashima Banker, Director, Master of Urban Design, Anant National University
Going virtual

Going virtual this year allows us to engage with a 10x larger audience size

Partners can interact

Partners can interact with Awardees and Nominees in our Virtual backstage

Panel discussion

CWAB will also be hosting a panel discussion on Building Technologies