Gurpreet S Shah

Gurpreet S ShahAr. Gurpreet Shah has more than a decade of local and international architecture and urban design experience. With his vision to deliver a new generation of Airports and Mass transit facilities that are sustainable and also give a world class travel experience, Mr. Shah has pioneered sustainable infrastructure designs in India.

Prior to joining Creative Group Mr. Shah has worked with Beyer Blinder Belle Architects, New York, USA. Here he led the development of future campus planning frameworks for Indiana University, Bloomington and Princeton University, New Jersey. The work includes an analysis of the infrastructure, land utilization and the open space to develop a framework plan for future development.

He won the Indian Institute of Architects' (NC) Design Award in 1999 and the William Kinne Fellows Award - A Travel prize awarded by Columbia University to study "Monuments and Contested Public Space" in Greece and Istanbul in 2004.

In Q1 of 2012 his team successfully completed the much coveted Mega Design project for Modernization of Chennai Airport. Under his leadership the firm has won the design competitions for Airport Terminals at Vadodara, Raipur and Goa, their city-side development, the Metro Station at Chennai Airport, Sustainable housing for TERI, LIC housing (Jaipur), Corporate Offices for OIL India Ltd. and Haryana Power Generation Corporation etc. With the sustainable Ananda housing project, Ar. Gurpreet Shah has pioneered the highly functional yet efficient designs for low cost housing. With a consistent record of delivering designs close to original intent and within the stipulated time and budget, his projects have won many accolades and received much acclaim from the press, profession and general public alike. Some of which include Best Infrastructure Project of the Year Tamil Nadu by UltraTech 2012 for Chennai Airport, Best Infrastructure Project of the Year by AICA (2013-14) for Chennai Airport, Best Airport(Rest of India), National Tourism Award by Ministry of Tourism for Raipur Airport, Outstanding Concrete Structure, ICI by Ultratech 2014 for Goa Airport.

His designs have been recently selected for four new railway stations in Naya Raipur through a global design competition. He is also entrusted for designing Gems School, the first school in the smart city of Kochi. By virtue of his diverse experience and unique design ideology, the firm has been selected by various cooperates to design their office complex all over India.

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Principal Architect & Urban Designer

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Gurpreet S Shah