About

OUR TEAM:

At Prakalpa, the best designs come not from one individual, but from a dynamic team process encouraging communication and knowledge sharing, a gathering space for creative team working collaboratively. Let’s take a look at the names who contributed in shaping Prakalpa for what it is today.

Preface

Team Prakalpa is a dynamic group of professionally qualified and highly dedicated Architects and Engineers relentlessly working on giving fruition to the dream projects of the Clients. Our core strength lies in understanding our client’s needs providing the best of services and consultancy at each stage. Today Prakalpa is a name to reckon with in the field of Architecture operating on the lines of teamwork and bonding, handling turnkey projects in both Private and Public Sectors, designed on international standards and construction principles.

Prakalpa: An Architecture and Urban Designing firm based in Kolkata from its inception in 2002, provides design, programming and development services to institutions. Public Agencies, Private Landowners, and Property Development Partners. Prakalpa moves towards each project with a keen appreciation of its potentially bringing close to a sustainable world.

 

Our vision & mission values

Our vision is to execute the nation’s dreams in a better way of life along with empowering our partners and peers. Our goal is to provide architectural and design services in the context of remarkably strong and rewarding relationships.

Our values-Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Service, Community, Relationships, On-going Development, Financial Responsibility and Corporate Culture to name a few Prakalpa cannot do without. We firmly follow these virtues in all our affairs.

 

Nature of Business

The practice of the architectural profession is regulated by the Architects Act defining the responsibilities, the scope of work and services prescribing the mandatory minimum scale of professional charges with a view to make the Client fully aware of the duties and services which he may expect from the Architect in specialized areas such as Architecture, Civil & Structural Engineering, Interior Designing, Landscape Architecture, Project Management and Town & Urban Planning.

 

Business Concept

The root of Prakalpa’s business model follows the simple concept of maintaining transparency throughout their hierarchy of administration and doing the same with their clientele, focusing on their needs. An associate spirit is the essence of the firm that is reflected through its entire endeavour in exceeding Excellence, Customer Relationship is the crux of our fundamentals hence; the organization stands on three basic scruples: Trust, Team and Commitment.

ARCHITECTURAL:

  • Conceptualisation & Planning
  • Sanctioning from local Authority
  • Estimation & Tendering
  • Detailed Drawing & Site Supervision
  • Issuance of Completion Certificates

CIVIL & STRUCTURAL:

  • Frame Analysis & structural Designs
  • Piling Designs of all Types
  • Economisation through Computerised
  • Structural Designs
  • Detailed Drawings & Site Supervision

INTERIOR DESIGNING:

  • Conceptualisation and Planning
  • Estimation
  • Detailed Drawings & Site Supervision
  • Turnkey Execution wherever needed

LANDSCAPE:

  • Conceptualisation and Planning
  • Estimation
  • Detailed Drawings & Site Supervision
  • Turnkey Execution through our associated concern

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

THE MOTO

  • Work Scheduling
  • Financial Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Control
  • Detailed Work Programming
  • Value Engineering
  • Conceptualisation and Planning

 

 

MISSION:

PRAKALPA is a platform where young, dynamic energetic enthusiastic Architects, Engineers, Other professionals and Associated Concerns are united together to make a global repute in the field of Architecture, Civil & Structural Engineering. Interior Designing, Landscape Architecture, Project Management and Town & Urban Planning.

THE DREAM:

PRAKALPA today looks forward to even bigger and more challenging projects in the purview of the public & private sector. We endeavor to keep a good reputation and have a determination to strive today for a better tomorrow. We on behalf of PRAKALPA with glittering eyes and soaring ambitions have a definite dream to make PRAKALPA come out in flying colours by rendering our best services with advanced technology in the field of Architecture, Civil & Structural Engineering, Interior Designing, Landscape Architecture, Project Management and Town & Urban Planning to our honored and valued clients.

PRAKALPA also deals with project like Environmental Planning, Space, Maneuvering, Project Co-ordination, Real estate, Consultation, Land surveying and Leveling, Soil Testing, Environmental Assessment, with different associate Concerns having highest level expertise in the specific fields. Our efforts lies in successful completion of Client’s projects with great pride and grandeur.

PRAKALPA strongly believe in the fact that “TAJ MAHAL WOULD HAD NEVER BEEN CONSIDERED IN THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD, IF SHAH JAHAN WOULD HAVE INVITED QUOTATIONS AND HAD AWARDED THE ASSIGNMENT TO THE LOWEST ONE.” PRAKALPA has a definite motto to render best of the services to the values Clients with highly professional and technical approach as and when required. We also do research and development to make our clients stand high in this competitive world by using innovative, contemporary scientific techniques to make a project cost effective without any quality compromise. We eagerly intend to get associated with your esteemed Organisation and prove our mettle.Architect, Atanu Chakraborty Founder & Principal

“My favorite aspect of architecture is that unparalleled joy where I can spontaneously grasp and visualize in structuring the frame and layout the moment I lay my vision on a piece of space. Pursuit of executing and achieving the end result is what drives me.”

Enriched with creative ideas, larger than life dreams and equipped with strong acumen to excel in his area of expertise, simultaneously envisioning the transition post 2000 in Kolkata, Mr. Chakraborty’s journey in augmenting the new face of this city with his impeccable approach and innovative designs is nothing less than a resolution in contemporary architecture. Before starting his career in Kolkata, Mr. Chakraborty studied in architecture of Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur. With extensive year of experience, he is directly involved with quality initiatives including design excellence, technical delivery, diversification, and development defines Prakalpa’s business objectives for performance, collaborative operations, and team development. Mr. Chakraborty have the rare experience of working with the legendary Architects Rabindra Bhan & Hafeez Contractor “A holistic interpretation of sustainability that embraces social and economic dimensions in addition to the environmental issues is central to our design approach for a better society,” he states. A thorough sport enthusiastic, his passion for Cricket is instrumental in bonding within the community as of today. Mr. Chakraborty firmly believes in the catchphrase ‘Together we can’ driving him to build a whole team committed to ‘people and place prosperity.’

Architect, Amitav Biswas Executive Director & Associate Principal

Amitav Biswas Prakalpa on 2005. Beginning from a Civil Construction family Amitav developed an early fascination for the Architectural discipline and was conversant with some of the cultivated wisdom of the profession by the time he joined his profession. He completed his professional degree from Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design Studies (PIADS). He is a complete team man with rare motivational skills to drive his team. With brilliant interpersonal skills and excellent rapport with most of the departments associated with his profession, he gets the things moving within no time. His ideology is extremely client specific focusing on their requirements, maintaining a logical approach, valuing commitment and offering the best services has driven him so far in the industry.

 

Risk and Risk Management

As Architecture is a social art that touches all human beings at all levels of their existence everywhere and every day, it needs to be thoroughly scrutinized about the safety aspects. In addition to that due to the substantial cost escalation with time and other crucial commitments involved, the timeframe of completion of a project is a sensitive issue. Team Prakalpa is conscious about the deadlines of the projects it handles. They observe an interesting rotational policy to ensure that all the ongoing projects are steadfastly progressive towards their completion stage. The Master Architects of a project is also functional as the Associate Architect of another project being executed by the firm. This chain policy of mutual association among its Architects and Engineers ensures that in case emergency due to the unavailability of any one, the project development does not encounter any obstacles during execution.

 

Architect, Atanu Chakraborty

Founder & Principal

Preach, Practice and Provide are the constituents to keep Prakalpa moving ahead and empower the community by inspiring innovation.

Functioning as a thought factory unanimously to promote collaboration and fulfilling aspirations are the fundamental driving the firm to attain the best. Prakalpa’s work ambience cultivates a spirit of harmony and generates a dynamic work environment. Organized into design studios and project teams, we combine the thought of understanding and mentoring environment of a small practice with the extensive resources and support of a major design firm. Our design studios have in-house expertise in Architecture, Civil and Structural Engineering, Interior Designing, Landscape Architecture, Project Management and Town & Urban Planning and architectonics as a whole. We use energy modeling and other advanced measurement techniques to generate, evaluate and apply revelatory concepts. Prakalpa’s work culture supports a process of collaborative inquiry, dynamic dialogue and amalgamation of ideas. The bottom line is the essence of our practice exists within our people.

 

 

 

Architect, Amitav Biswas

Executive Director & Associate Principal

Amitav joined prakalpa on 2005 .Belonging from a Civil construction family Amitav developed an early fascination for the Architectural Discip-line and was conversant with some of the cultivated Wisdom of the profession by the time he joined his profession. He completed his professional degree from Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture and Design Studies (PIADS).He is a Complete team man with rare Motivational skills to drive his team. With brilliant interpersonal skills and excellent rapport with most of the departments associated with his profession, he gets the things moving within no time . His profession, he gets the things moving within no time. His ideology is extremely client specific, focusing On their requirements, maintaining a logical approach, valuing commitment and offering the best services has driven him so far in the industry.