Ar. Khozema Chitalwala

Architect, Mumbai







Ar. Khozema Chitalwala, a prominent name in the architectural fraternity and beyond,
has been a major driving force for several independent and collaborative projects
across the globe. Having graduated from Rachna Sansad, Ar. Khozema Chitalwala
started his career three decades ago with his first architectural project in the suburbs of
Mumbai. He established his firm, Designers Group in 1988 with a dream & endeavour to
institute ‘Designers Group’ as an internationally acclaimed design firm.
The initial years of his career ensued to be challenging where a couple of projects did
not materialise. Working persistently on various interior design projects, Ar. Chitalwala
manifested a strong base for craftsmanship, which led to his extensive and diversified
work experience. With this persistence and hard work, he eventually got to work on Taj
Hotels and Resort, IHCL project which was a turning point for Designers Group, granting
a directional focal point on hospitality.

His work has been published by various design-led publications including Hotelier India,
Society Interiors, IFJ, Good Homes, Architect & Interiors India, India Design ID, Economic
Times, Design Detail, India Today Home etc. Designers Group’s project Devi Ratn has
recently been awarded by World Architecture Award in the 34th cycle and Estrade
Award 2020 in Leisure Interior category. A private residence designed by them has also
won Estrade Award 2020 in Interior Design- Private Residence category.
Architectural design, Interior Design