Ar. Canna Patel
Chairperson & Principal Designer
Canna Patel is an Architect and Interior Designer with over 28 years of professional experience. Having completed her Bachelors in Architecture at CEPT, Ahmedabad she did her Masters at University of California Berkeley, US. She is the Chairperson HCP Interior Design Pvt. Ltd. (HCPID), widely regarded as a reputable and professionally managed firm.
Her nationwide reputation and renowned signature style of designed interiors, seamlessly blends the Architectural forms and spaces. Focus on detailing and integration of art in her interiors and architecture are trademarks of her work.
Her Indian upbringing and exposure to cultural diversity and rich heritage has significant influence on her creativity. Further education and work experience in the US, and extensive travel has also influenced much of her work. The combination in many ways synthesizes a fine sensitivity to Indian climate, social norms, cultural values and aspirations reflecting contemporary India.
Canna has been a recipient of several awards in recognition of her work and dedication to the profession, which includes Women Architects and Designers of India) May 2016, Women Achievers Awards from JSAF in 2013, awarded from Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2009, IIID MK Award in 2007, Udgam Achiever Award in 2007, Interiors Editor’s Choice Awards in 2007, Gold Medal for Undergraduate thesis in 1986 and merit scholarship in 1980 from the school of Architecture, Ahmedabad. She has been a Jury member on various prestigious Awards for designers. She is a Founder Member and Past Chairperson of IIID, Ahmedabad chapter. In February 2015, she was appointed as Academic Advisory Board for the School of Environment Design and Architecture at the Navrachana University.
She takes an active interest in training and education of designers and contributes by way of delivering lectures. Over the years she has carried out more than 300 projects for clients all over India. Her works are being regularly published in various Indian and International publications.
“Identity is not always a form and shape, but can be an intangible quality in design which is reflective and an emotional expression…”
Ar. Canna PatelPrincipal Architect
Associate Art & Accessories Consultant
Associated with HCPIA since 1994
Her expertise includes in the selection and customization of designer carpets and soft furnishings. As a senior associate and her long association with the firm she is very good at offering custom framed artworks and allowing the accessories to flow perfectly in specific spaces.
She also supervises and helps designers at HCPIA by ensuring a high level of consistency & accuracy in selection of materials and accessories. She handles HR of HCPIA.
- Ar. Mili Amin
Bachelor of Architecture, May 2000
Working as an Associate Architect from 2007, where she is managing architectural as well as interior projects Having experience in Residential, Institutional and Corporate projects Designed and handled execution of architectural projects. She brings her international exposure and experience to HCPIA, together with a passion for designing.
Have designed and executed Interior Projects
Heading and managing Design Studio
Assisting design and management for Principal Architect.
Ar. Mili AminAssociate
Sr. Design Manager
Civil Draftsmanship, 1987
Kalupur Sahakari Bank Technical Institute, Sanand – Ahmedabad
Associated with HCPIA since 1994.
He is responsible for preparation of detailed working drawings for various projects. As a senior design manager and his long association with the firm he also supervises and helps junior designers, ensuring high level of consistency & accuracy in drawings.
He is involved in site supervision, bills checking, estimation on projects, project schedules and co-ordination with clients, consultants and contractors.
Mukesh PatelDesign Managers