IMK Architects - Supreme Winner at Surface Design Awards 2021

Date: 01 March 2020.

The magnificent Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Centre (SUHRC) in Pune, India by IMK Architects was declared the Supreme Winner, at the annual Surface Design Awards in London. The firm has also won in the ‘Public Building Exterior' category for its design of SUHRC. The hospital fascinated the hearts of all judges. It was praised for innovation and the dynamic use of eco-friendly materials.

The multi-specialty hospital and research centre incorporates an impressive façade drawn from environmentally friendly manufacturing processes and locally sourced raw materials, which allowed for designing different façade compositions that construct a strong visual identity.

Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Center is an example of passive design and innovation. It represents a new and progressive face for healthcare infrastructure in India. IMK Architects’ design draws from the ideas of biophilia (an innate human tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life). It aims to promote recovery and rejuvenation in patients and healthcare professionals. The team’s strategic design not only caters to every aspect of efficient healthcare delivery but also addresses elements of sustainability.

Today, SUHRC is firmly anchored as a COVID-19 quarantine and treatment facility. With its state-of-the-art healthcare facilities and a research centre to enhance skill development, it is contributing to Maharashtra’s fight against the pandemic.

MK Architects is one of the top architects in India. Headquartered in Mumbai, it is led by the father-son duo of I. M. Kadri and Rahul Kadri. It is further supported by a strong multidisciplinary team of architects, designers, planners, engineers, and visualization artists. The team’s integrity, vision, and commitment to the betterment of society is hugely inspiring. Social consciousness, sustainability, and robust designs have been the cornerstones of the practice. The team’s holistic design solutions don’t just meet initial expectations but also transcend them.

The firm expertise's in various segments ranging from Healthcare, Hospitality, Educational Campuses, Institutions, Self-Redevelopment, Residential Townships, and more. So if you are looking for an architect for an institute building in India or a healthcare architect in India or a residential or a resort architect in India – look no further than IMK architect.