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Architecture Department


Architecture Department is the backbone of Engineering activities as it provides designs for various projects based on which estimates are prepared and work taken up for execution for all civil project in North Delhi Municipal Corporation such as Schools, Hospitals, Community Buildings, Zonal office, Stadiums, Swimming pools, Parks, Landscaping, Street- scaping, Redevelopment project, Façade control drawings/ Standard design of commercial spaces and office building etc.

The Architecture Department is headed by the chief Architect further comprising of Senior Architects, Architects, Assistant Architects, Architectural Asstt., and Draughtsman grade-I, II & III and Surveyors. The Department prepares architectural project, based on which estimates and structural designs are prepared and work taken up by Engineers for execution.

 Architecture department is involved in various types of projects-

i. Preparation and revision of Architectural details for M.C.D. Hospitals, Staff Housing, Educational Buildings, Community Halls, and Recreational Centers for Elderly Citizens etc.

ii. Preparation of Architectural designs of above mentioned buildings.

iii. Preparation of landscape Schemes for parks, Installation of statues, Beautification of roads and Swimming pools etc.

iv. Preparation of Standard Designs in respect of commercial Building, so that visual harmony is maintained in the shop-cum-residential buildings in local Commercial Areas of different colonies. Intending owners can buy copies of Standard Designs at nominal costs for execution.

v. Interaction with Delhi Urban Arts Commission (DUAC) to obtain its approval on M.C.D. projects.

 In keeping with the importance given to modernization, this Department has been recently computerized after shifting to the Civic Centers.

  Some recently handled projects by the Architecture Department are namely as follows -

i. Architectural designs for proposed Primary Schools at various sites in Delhi.

ii. Architectural designs for Community halls at various sites in Delhi.

iii. Revitalization & land scaping of traffic rotaries.

iv.  Revision in interior layout plan development of E Block to meet the requirements of various Departments of MCD at Civic center Minto road.

v. Heritage restoration / conservation For Kashmere gate heritage building

vi. Redesign & redevelopment Nehru hill area.

vii. Redevelopment scheme for  Batra cinema commercial complex.

viii. Mahilla Haat at terrace of Asif Ali car parking at city zone.

ix. Redevelopment and beautification of Jhandewalan Area.

x. Development of sites of Fodder Market and convient shopping at Ghoga Diary complex at phase- I, Narela.

xi. Development of various Blocks in Hindu Rao Hospital.

xii. Development of Ghazipur slaughter houses (Live stock market for sheep , goats and buffaloes)

xiii. Zonal office building at Sadar Paharganj and Rajouri Garden.

As per the directions of Hon’ble Commissioner a Project Management group has been constituted for various proposals in vacant land / building of MCD. In all these projects architecture Department has to prepare Conceptual plan. The projects are as under:-

Name of land / Existing Building/property Proposed use of Building

  1. Town Hall Heritage Hotel
  2. Nigam Bhawan, Kashmere Gate Budget Hotel Cum office
  3. Staff Quarters at Minto Road Multi Storeyed Staff Quarters
  4. MCD land at E Block , G.K-II  Commissioners Residence+Club+Behind Savitri Cinema  Type V& VI staff quarters.
  1. Existing Dispensary in Defence Colony Working Womens Hostel Market at Bhisham Pitamah Marg
  1. Land in  Yamuna bazaar Behind  Mall/ Commercial Market at Bhisham Pitamah Marg
  1. Fodder Market , Zakhira Mall/ Commercial
  2. Sewa Nagar Market, Lodhi Road Mall/ Commercial
  3. Idgah Slaughter House Multistoreyed Parking&Mall/Commercial
  1. R.B.T.B Hospital Medicity Medical College for 150 Students and hospital
The vacancy position in the architecture Department is also annexed.