Dikshu C. Kukreja
Managing Principal , CP Kukreja Architects
Dikshu C Kukreja is a world renowned Architect and Urban Planner who is the Managing Principal of CP Kukreja Architects, which has been ranked amongst the 'Top 100 Architecture and Planning firms in the World' and 'Top 5 in Asia'. Mr. Kukreja has received his Master's in Architecture from Harvard University, USA and is a strong environmentalist and urbanist, who has authored a book on 'Five Decades of India's Built Environment'. He had been selected as the 'Face of 21st Century Architecture in India', has featured in the 'Who's Who of Asia', and has given lectures across the globe. His thoughts on urban issues have been featured in leading national dailies, as well as electronic media regularly. He recently hosted a globally acclaimed TV series 'Tale of Two Cities' where he engaged in conversations with Presidents, Prime Ministers and Mayors from around the world. He has been appointed by the Indian Government with the task of bringing together global thought leaders for a discourse on 'Liveable Cities' at the Think20 (an official engagement group of the G20). He has played a pivotal role in promoting sustainable architectural practices. He has received numerous accolades and recognition for his innovative designs that prioritize environmental conservation and social responsibility.