HCP Design, Planning and Management Pvt. Ltd. provides professional services in Architectural Design, Interior Design, Engineering Design, Urban Design, Urban Planning, Construction Management and Project Management. The practice was founded by Hasmukh C. Patel in 1960. Today, HCP comprises of over 175 persons.
Over the last 50 years HCP has worked on the design of many types of facilities, for example, Education, Housing, Offices, Retail, Scientific Research, Manufacturing, Transport and Recreation. It has experience in preparing Feasibility Studies, Strategic Plans, Masterplans, Urban Development Plans, Town Planning Schemes and Statutory Listings. It also has considerable experience in procurement, project management and construction supervision for small and large-scale projects. HCP’s projects are located across India and a few destinations abroad.
The practice brings together highly skilled and competent professionals. Many of them have long years of diverse and in-depth experience and have had a long tenure with HCP. HCP believes in investing in capacity building and continuing education of its professionals. It also supports a strong program for student internships. It promotes progressive and efficient management practices. The practice is supported by high quality information technology and office infrastructure. The practice has received several awards including the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and the Prime Ministers Awards for Excellence in Urban Planning and Design.
Over the years HCP has contributed to the foundation and evolution of several allied organizations: Environmental Planning Collaborative, a not-for-profit organization for research and advocacy in public policy in urban development; Geographis Pvt. Ltd., a geographic information systems and surveying company; HCP Interior Architecture Pvt. Ltd., an interior architecture company, and; TDW Furniture Pvt. Ltd., a furniture design and manufacturing company.