Master Planning - A Challenging Aspect of Architecture Today

At Design Forum International a ‘Masterplan’ is a structure within which a place or locality is encouraged to develop or change architecturally. Cities are modifying, the dynamics of it are fluctuating and changing at a very fast pace, that’s where master planning comes in, and it is one of the most challenging aspects of architecture today. The composition and temperament of our societies are ever evolving, and with this, there is a constant change in the cultural expectations and requirements of the urban civilization and with the development of technology, fast-growing economy and density, master planning has become an essential element and commands its own right in the world of architecture.

The very talented team at DFI coalesces the aptitudes and dexterity of urban designers, planners, landscape architects, interior designers to offer the best and complete array of services addressing the built environment’s planning and design. DFI works in close collaboration with clients, seeks out sustainable, innovative results that are the most appropriate to the specific conditions of a site, city or region, and the aspirations of the communities who use them. Design Forum International uses master planning to deliver high-quality developments keeping in mind that the outcome of their grand effort and investment will affect the social, economic and environmental characteristics and these changes will be realized in physical form.

At DFI each detail of a master planning project is taken care of from the start to the end. The firm gives equal attention and importance to all aspects of master planning such as the integration and quality of buildings with the spaces created in – between, the hard and the soft landscape, the public places, the roads, car pars, utilities infrastructure etc. and they ensure the highest quality of buildings so that they aptly address the functional and aesthetic requirements of its users.

DFI ensures success in its works by constructing physical environments that bring about a positive change in the social, economic and cultural wellbeing of places and people.

Design Forum International is a young-old organization with almost 25 years of experience that has quickly set the right foot to be one of the best architecture firms in India. The firm is a vibrant mix of young and experienced professionals bounded by a common thread: the passion to design. An active contributor to the Nation Building drive and the Indian infrastructural boom, DFI holds vast industry experience in both national and international projects with millions of square feet of construction in a varied range of typology like Affordable Housing, Master planning, Mixed-use & Retail, Institutional as well as Healthcare. Some of DFI’s notable projects include the famous Select Citywalk mall, and the recently inaugurated New Courts Block of Delhi High Court., the ITO Skywalk, Delhi and the Dakshineshwar Skywalk in Kolkata. The Guwahati International Airport in Assam, designed by DFI is also under completion and is scheduled for completion in 2021.