Managing Director, KGD Architecture, Bengaluru
Nejeeb Khan is a master’s degree holder from the University of Colorado and is a member of Council of Architecture - India (CoA), Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) & American Institute of Architects (AIA). In 2003, he founded KGD-Architecture along with Ned Kirschbaum and Jim Bradburn of Fentress Architects. His prior exposure to large scale projects globally brings an ambitious vision for KGD as a player in the AEC Industry. He is an architect, an innovator and above all a visionary who believes that hard work with smart technique is the key to opening new frontiers in the architecture & designing sector. Nejeeb’s work has been covered by various media platforms and he has also represented KGD’s vision and mission at various events and conferences. His views and projects based on sustainable designs and green architecture has been widely appreciated. He believes that new age architects have a far greater challenge in designing assignments, as there is high level of innovation & precision required. At KGD, Nejeeb shares his experience and knowledge with the people. He feels that employees form the foundation of the organization and everyone in the team is equally important. Clients across the sectors have trusted Nejeeb as he has always been a no-nonsense consultant. Today, because of his hard work and direction, KGD has become an integrated practice offering Architecture, Interior, Landscape, MEPF and PMC with a professional strength of more than 300 people. Apart from his regular work schedule, Nejeeb is also inclined towards contributing to the nation. He takes regular updates of the company’s CSR activities and has also keenly associated himself with projects such as model Anganwadi, underground parking structure at Commercial Street and various other sustainable urban interventions. His vision is a holistic one which does not limit itself to just designing elevations but extends to a broader context which prioritizes nation building.