The People behind South City Retreat
Architect – Fenn Designers
They are the master planners, architects, landscape consultants and interior designers for this project.
At the heart of Fenn Designers is a unique collaboration of creativity, design and business acumen. The firm is acknowledged for pushing the envelope in pursuit of excellence in the realms of design and architecture.
Sustainable design solutions and practical strategies of Fenn Designers to various building life cycle phases aim at playing down the adverse impact on the built and natural environment. Their work has garnered rave reviews across the globe.
Dr. Chafia Ferhat, B.Arch (Hons), MPhil, PhD
Fenn’s Creative Design Director has designed and directed the designs of a large number of successful completed projects internationally in all the sectors ranging across international schools, universities, townships, resorts and hotels, among others.
Her association with India started in 2005.
She was previously the Managing Director of RMJM and has worked on diverse projects in Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Spain, London, Morocco and India. RMJM is acclaimed for designing the Kolkata Airport, the Kolkata Convention Centre and landmark projects for Unitech Group.
Engineering Consultant – Suvra Narayan Sil
One of the most eminent structural designers in Kolkata and has a rich experience working on a number of residential and commercial properties, among which are the Lalit Great Eastern Hotel, Emami City, South City and others.
HVAC Consultant – Manoj Chakrabarty
Armed with 30 years of experience and has been associated with the HVAC design of the Terminal 5 at the Heathrow Airport, London. He is also an ASHRAE member and the Former National President of the Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers. His landmark projects in Kolkata include Urbana, PricewaterhouseCoopers building, Ecospace and South City Business Park.
PHE Consultant – Unique Engineering Construction Private Limited
Has been associated with many well-known projects in Kolkata like Urbana, Sukhobrishthi, Kolkata West International City, Greenfield City and Rosedale, among others. His portfolio includes the super-luxury Westin Hotel in Dhaka, the second tallest building in Bangladesh.
Electrical Consultant – Quasar Consultants
A group of professional engineers, led by AnjanMukhopadhyay, in existence for the past fourteen years. After graduating in electrical engineering from Jadavpur University, Mr. Mukhopadhyay held various positions in Larsen & Toubro, Crompton Greaves Limited and Philips India Limited before starting Quasar Consultants. He has been involved in many milestone projects like South City, Sukhobrishthi, Upohar and Avani Riverside Mall, among others.
Fire Engineering Consultant – Sekhar De
With more than 35 years of experience in fire engineering and is currently a fellow member of the Institute of Fire Engineers (the UK), Institute of Fire Engineers (India) and a life member of the National Safety Council.