Architectural Group A49 enters India
The A49 Group, considered to be Asia’s largest and broadest architectural practices, has recently entered India through a joint venture with ED&P. A49 is a multi-disciplinary firm of design professionals and consultants forming a combined staff of more than 350 and performance record of 30 years. Headquartered in Bangkok, the Group will offer wide range of design services: urban planning, architectural design, interior design, landscape, building engineering, graphic design, lighting design, project & construction management. The venture will reflect careful deliberation to detail in all aspects (long & short term effects on environment) from conception to the selection of materials for large commercial buildings to private residences of design.
Harsh Bhutani, MD, ED&P says “We are pleased to have partnered with A49 Group, thought leaders in Asia’s building design industry. The group is a pioneer in contemporary architecture that enhances international modernism with appropriate adaptations from local traditions. A49’s expertise and ED&P’s experience will pool the resources and ideas to find the best solution involving cutting edge design and engineering.”
Maythin Chantra-Ou-Rai, Director A49 Group says “The Indian construction industry has been playing a vital role in overall economic development of the country, growing at over 20% CAGR over the past 5 years. To achieve growth of this scale, our venture with ED&P group will fulfill the Indian architectural requirements ranging from houses to high-rises, while being sensitive to nature, climate and culture.”