Indian Architect

raj rewal

This Punjab born architect has bagged the gold medal from prestigious Indian Institute of Architects. He was the part of Delhi School of Architect . Raj is very famous for his problem solving skill and creative approach in work . He is also the winner of Robert Mathew Award.

Raj lived in Delhi and Shimla from 1939–1951. He attended Harcourt Butler higher secondary school. Between 1951-1954 he attended the Delhi School of Architecture in New Delhi. After completing a degree in architecture, he moved to London in 1955 where he lived until 1961. He attended the architectural association school of architecture for one year and the Brixton school of building.

Raj Rewal worked at Michel chards’s office in Paris before starting his practice in New Delhi in 1962. Between 1963-72, he taught at the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi. He opened a second office at Tehran, Iran in 1974. Among his better known projects are the Hall of Nations at the Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre,[2] Asiad Village, the Parliament Library in New Delhi and NCBS (National Centre for Biological Sciences) campus at Bangalore.[3][4] In 1986, he became the curator of the exhibition “Traditional Architecture in India” for the Government of India organised festival of India in Paris.He also designed an architectural college (SIUPA) in Rohtak and is head of members in academic council.