Ar. Rajiv Khanna

'My designs seek inspiration from real life'

Studio KIA is a multi disciplinary firm for Integrated Real Estate Development, Project Management and Design Consultancy in International context with offices in India, Middle East and USA. With over three and a half decades of experience, expertise, and excellence, Studio KIA is renowned globally in the spheres of Architectural and design practice. A comprehensive team spearheaded by Founding principal Ar. Rajiv Khanna and creative head Ar. Sabeena Khanna, it comprises Architects, Planners, Interior Designers, Engineers, Real Estate and Management experts who support the principals in all design ventures and have a combined experience of 140 years.

Founder Principal of the Design studio, Ar. Khanna has 35 years of experience in the inter- disciplinary fields of Architecture, Design, Management, and Real Estate. His works span across the length and breadth of the country as well as engaging with international concerns. "Each project designed is unique to its site and setting, planning, and purpose, having a strong sense of belonging. My designs seek inspiration from real life," says Ar. Khanna.

Under his leadership, the firm has established several local and international alliances. The international concerns include, Shining Star International schools at Musaffa and Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, Dubai Lifestyle City, Dubailand for ETA Group, Concept Creations so far are a mixed land-use development at Sharjah on a landlot admeasuring 9 sq km., Hospitality Project Design, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as also a 500 acre mixed land use cum residential development in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Marking its presence in diverse sectors of Infrastructure development-Master planning & urban design, mixed land use planning, residential, commercial, institutional, educational, interiors, hospitality, recreational and leisure, Studio KIA has done projects of all types and magnitude globally for renowned business houses, developers, and government organizations. The practice is capable and confident to perform successfully in current global scenarios in international markets and in every location where Studio KIA is engaged in business.

The firm has gained global recognition for innovative planning and thoughtful design solutions based on a thorough understanding of issues that drive the delivery of modern services. "We design for maximum efficiency and appeal, contributing to a positive experience. We are capable to engage ourselves at initial phase of the project and advice clients on feasibility analysis, detailed project report, financial assessment, master planning and detailed architecture, engineering and interior design," avers Ar. Khanna.

With a consistent record of delivering designs close to original intent and within the stipulated time and budget, Studio KIA's projects have won many accolades and received much acclaim from the press, profession, and public alike, like the ICI- Ultratech Awards 2012 for Outstanding Concrete Structure amongst others.