Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Bimal Patel


Bimal Patel: Architect of Modi govt's grand projects prepares for biggest challenge yet — Parliament House

September 11, 2022 2:13 pm

The inauguration of the redesigned Central Vista avenue by PM Modi was a triumphant moment for Bimal Patel, with even his harshest critics acknowledging his work. Leena Misra in Ahmedabad and Nirupama Subramanian in Delhi on the man steering most of Modi govt’s pet projects, past the divided political landscape, trying for consensus.

Diversity, efficiency, flexibility: The brief for redeveloping New Delhi's Central Vista

January 24, 2020 9:20 pm

The buzz surrounding the Union government’s ambitious redevelopment project of the Central Vista is strong — just as it was in the early 20th century when architects Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker embarked on their journey of turning New Delhi into the Capital of colonial India.

‘There’s nothing we are doing that Lutyens wouldn’t have. It’s radical, but doesn’t rupture with past’: Dr Bimal Patel

January 12, 2020 1:56 pm

In a detailed presentation and interview, Dr Bimal Patel, architect and urban planner, whose Gujarat-based firm is redeveloping the Capital’s Central Vista, shares the blueprint and objectives of the coveted project, says it will modernise administration and make it more efficient, defends the 2024 deadline for its completion, and believes fears about the construction causing pollution are “a little bit exaggerated”

On land, a new way

June 06, 2015 12:26 am

States must institutionalise land reconstitution. They could learn how to do it from Gujarat.

GNLU students to help state govt draft Trade Secrets Act

February 28, 2014 10:21 am

“Trade Secrets Act” will help attract more foreign investors into the state.

Most people not aware of 'green' buildings: Cept study

September 15, 2013 3:53 am

The study was titled,‘Impact and response of real estate developers and consumers towards green construction in Ahmedabad’.

Protests force CEPT to propose 4+2 formula for B Plan students

August 20, 2013 4:56 am

Plan to be implemented only if all 160 students accept it and give an undertaking

CEPT goes the IIM-A way,students to assess teachers

June 05, 2013 4:24 am

Taking a cue from premier management institute Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A),the Centre for Environment Planning and Technology University (CEPT) University will introduce faculty assessment by students starting from this academic session.

CEPT gets new prinicpal

July 01, 2012 4:19 am

Renowned architect Bimal Patel,whose many works in the city include IIM-Ahmedabad’s new campus,the city’s CG road and the controversial Sabarmati Riverfront,has been chosen to replace R N Vakil as president of the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology University (CEPT).

Exclusion from AMC heritage list: 3 communities to go back to UNESCO

February 21, 2011 2:21 am

As the authorities in Ahmedabad are going all out to get the Heritage City status,three communities here have decided to write to the UNESCO once again for a heritage tag for their respective settlements.