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Javed Kachchhi | Indian Modern Architect of Today

Javed Kachchhi | Modern Architect of India

Javed Kachchhi is an Indian Architect known for his highly innovative works in Modern Architecture as well as Classical Architecture. He is renowned for his art of blending Modern Architecture with the Older Architectural Styles.

Architect Javed Kachchhi

Architect Javed Kachchhi

Early Life and Education

Javed Yunus Kachchhi was born in 1964 in Nashik, Maharashtra, the first son in the family. Javed Kachchhi completed his schooling from a local school in Nashik. Since he was five, he had a natural flair for paintings, sketching and doing creative crafts. He was very imaginative and creative.

He studied Civil Engineering at RIT, Islampur, Maharashtra. He was a great student even at a course which involved a lot of technical calculations and details.

After his Civil Engineering, he decided on setting up a private practice. He then worked as a Designer and a Civil Engineer for two years. He completed his Certificate course in Interior Designing (I. I. D) in 1990 from Kolhapur. But he realized that Civil Engineering was not his ultimate goal and was not an ultimate profession to channel out his creativity. He wanted to showcase his art and creativity to the world.

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Design of a Jewellery Showroom by Archeng Designers

Introduction of the Architect

Krishna Kamal Jewellers, a jewellery showroom is situated in a taluka place called Karad in Satara district, Maharashtra, India. It has been designed by a nationally renowned Architect Javed Kachchhi. He has been awarded the National Award called “Bharat Gaurav Award” for the excellence in design in the field of Architecture.  He is a contemporary Architect and strongly follows the principles of design (Harmony, Symmetry, Rythm etc). He is popular for designing symmetrical structures.

Jewellry Showroom - By Architect Javed Kachchhi

Jewellery Showroom – By Architect Javed Kachchhi

Introduction of the Project before execution of design plans

When the project was handed to the Architect, it was a hall measuring about 3.6m x 12m with eight columns emerging out from the walls. Two drainage pipes ran down through the wall inside the showroom. As there was an adjoining neighbour’s property, so it was not possible to pass the pipeline from outside the building. The first task was to hide the pipeline as well as the columns. But as the width of the hall was not much, it would be improper to cover the entire wall in panelling at the level of pipeline or the columns.

The showroom was quite long in length and did not have any ventilation from the side of the rear, so it was necessary to make it air conditioned. Split air conditioners were only the option and for that again, we had to pass its drains out.

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