Architecture icons of India
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ar. himanshu parikh
is a leading Indian architect
Himanshu Parikh was born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He graduated from Cambridge University, where he obtained both his bachelor's and master's degrees in engineering sciences with honours.
Himanshu Parikh established Himanshu Parikh Consulting Engineers in Ahmedabad, India in 1982. His company focusses on urban planning, infrastructure design, and environmental upgrading.
He developed a new concept for slum development, Slum Networking.
Himanshu Parikh was a professor at the School of Planning, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, and visiting lecturer at the Human Settlements Management Institute in Delhi.
Fazlur Khan International Travelling Fellowship for excellence in structural engineering in 1985
The United Nations World Habitat Award for Urban Development in 1993
Aga Khan Award for Architecture for his slum-networking project at Indore
The Habitat II Best Practice recognition for Slum Networking in 1996
Sum Networking of Indore City by Cynthia C. Davidson - 1998
Water and Sewage Networks in Indore, India by Abdelbaki Mohamed Ibrahim - 1998
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