Current market trends in India's urban planning and design services market include a focus on smart cities, redevelopment of existing urban areas, and implementing sustainable and green design concepts. The need for modern industrial townships, logistic centers, and transit-oriented development hubs drives the market. However, customers in this industry face challenges such as the need for localized urban planning approaches, the need to educate people about the importance of urban planning, and the need for infrastructural upgrades for sustainable development.
Design Evolution, founded in 2011, is a boutique design and consulting firm with over 12+ years of experience in architecture and design, which combines local and global perspectives to deliver unique, sustainable designs incorporating green concepts like rainwater harvesting and solar energy utilization. With a global presence in India, and experience outside India, Nepal and West Africa, Design Evolution has successfully delivered prestigious government and private architectural projects, emphasizing sustainability and integrated project delivery.
Design Evolution has provided unique solutions that harmonize with the country's diverse geographical and cultural aspects by incorporating local concepts and traditions. The company's focus on green design and sustainable development, including rainwater harvesting and solar energy utilization, has contributed to infrastructure upgrading and redevelopment projects besides Infrastructure segment of projects.
The firm's approach of considering the uniqueness and ambience of each project has ensured designs aligned with specific client needs. Despite challenges like the COVID pandemic, the company has experienced significant growth and an increase in turnover.
With its extensive client portfolio, geographical expansion across India and abroad, and partnerships with prestigious organizations and corporate sectors, the company's accomplishments include working with government bodies, development authorities, PSUs, and prestigious institutions while contributing to national infrastructure projects and serving public benefit initiatives. Design Evolution has established itself as a trusted and forward-thinking player with a record of successful projects and a commitment to innovation.
Design Evolution offers a comprehensive range of products and services in urban planning and architecture. The firm's flagship services include master planning, residential and commercial design, institutional design, workplace design, hospitality design, and industrial planning, Infrastructure projects. The firm provides integrated project delivery with expertise in sustainability, interiors, landscape design, and design management. "Through its services, Design Evolution aims to deliver unique and tailored solutions that align with the specific requirements and aspirations of its clients”, says S. K. Agarwal.
S. K. Agarwal, Director Projects
Urban Planning Reinvented
Design Evolution stands out in the market due to the company's deep understanding and incorporation of local perspectives and global views, which set the firm apart from others. This approach allows the company to create designs harmonizing with Indian concepts and traditions while offering a global perspective. Secondly, the firm's focus on sustainable development and green design concepts distinguishes it as a company committed to environmental responsibility. The company prioritizes sustainability in its projects by integrating features like rainwater harvesting, solar energy maximization, and climate-sensitive building designs. Furthermore, the firm's ability to provide end-to-end solutions is a significant advantage.
From urban planning and architecture to landscape design and integrated project delivery, Design Evolution offers a comprehensive range of services under one roof and is ISO 9001:2015 certified. The experienced team of professionals with expertise in various fields, including architects, planners, structural engineers, and specialists in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, firefighting, and green building design. The company has offices in New Delhi, and rep. offices at Agra, Aligarh, Lucknow, Bhopal, and Bengaluru, ensuring comprehensive project coverage.
Design Evolution's future roadmap includes expanding its service portfolio through collaborations and partnerships, focusing on infrastructure, institutional, and industrial projects while emphasizing sustainability and equal opportunity.