Rahul Kumar

Established originally by Architect Rajinder Kumar in the early 1970’s and managed together by him and his son Architect Rahul Kumar since the mid 1990’s, RKA (Rajinder Kumar Associates) is regarded as one of the leading architecture, planning, landscape & interior design firms in India, and is considered as one of the most preferred breeding grounds for young architects across the nation, year after year.


Rajinder Kumar & Rahul Kumar are illustrious architects who are well known for their simplicity, their aesthetic sensibility and their inspirational designs. Together they have played a key role in the creation of contemporary architecture across the length & breadth of India.


RKA is recognized for several initiatives and for the emphasis they place on cost-effective, green and energy-efficient design using prevailing resources as well as for their distinctive use of space.


Inspired and enriched by the environment in which Rajinder Kumar & Rahul Kumar live and work, they continually promotes simplicity and indigenous quality in all their buildings.


RKA places special emphasis on designs that are cost-conscious, that encourage utilization of local resources and local participation at every level in the development of the project.


RKA’s most vital contributions has been to the growth and promotion Tourism & Hospitality industry in India…

Rajinder Kumar’s foray into the Tourism industry commenced in the late 1960’s with his designing of tourist accommodation in the hilly areas of erstwhile Punjab; using local stones and woods and his distinctly contemporary style he designed log huts, small hotels and other interesting spaces around hot water springs in the Vashisht and Parvati Valley, in Kullu-Manali and all the way till Lahaul-Spiti at the China Border.


Rahul Kumar has similarly taken forward the rich legacy & together they have contributed more to the development of the Indian Tourism Industry than any other firm, by designing the largest number of hotels in the country. RKA has designed hotels across the country, and abroad, in every category, from Budget hotels to 7-Star Luxury Hotels, for virtually every major Hotel developer in the country, for practically every major Indian and International Brand that exists.


RKA is hugely celebrated for the work it has accomplished over the last four decades, in numerous other spheres, which include the IT industry, green buildings, master planning of mixed-use complexes, campus architecture, office parks, shopping malls, corporate design projects, housing  & healthcare.


Rajinder Kumar Associates (RKA) is a multidisciplinary firm specialising in Architecture, Planning, Interior Design and Engineering.


RKA’s steadfast commitment to delivering distinction in design & services, exceeding three decades, has enabled the firm to create exceptionally successful solutions, all of which have earned the firm much appreciation & recognition from its clients specifically, as well as the building industry at large.


A précis of the firm’s work in India and in other parts of Asia includes Master Plans for cities, Mixed Use Developments, Campus Architecture, Office Parks, Hotels & Resorts, Housing Complexes, Shopping Malls, Institutional Projects and Interior Design Projects. This profile has also earned RKA the status of being one of the most respected and most sought after design firms in the country.


Considered one of the foremost architecture firms in India, RKA’s nationwide achievements are amplified by its association with several landmark developments and several LEEDS Certified “Platinum Rated” buildings across the length and breadth of the country.


RKA’s esteemed clientele includes numerous leading Indian & Multinational organizations, many of which are regularly featured in the Fortune Magazine’s listing of the world’s top 500 companies.

The Team

A remarkable grouping of talent - Highly accomplished Architects, creative Interior Designers, innovative Landscape Architects and experienced Engineers having decades of expertise and understanding, form the exceptionally proficient core team at RKA


The core team is supported by several smaller groups of qualified and technical personnel. The core provides concerted guidance and creates smaller integrated teams to deliver distinct design solutions, year after year, as per the client’s vision, within the client’s budgets and as per identified time schedules!


The technical support teams at RKA include specialists in the following disciplines; Urban Design, Planning, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Feasibility Analysis, Cost Estimation, Specifications, Construction Administration and Project Coordinators.


The teams at RKA are also exceedingly specialized in delivering strategic ‘Green Buildings’ design solutions, as per the ‘LEEDS’ certification program of USGBC.


RKA’s head offices are in New Delhi with local Associate Firm offices in Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Chandigarh and Jaipur.


RKA’s core team of design and management has vast global experience and has worked on numerous international projects, for multinational clients and with the topmost design firms from across the world.


RKA provides comprehensive design services for projects across India and overseas.


RKA encourages & nurtures creativity in disciplines of architecture, engineering, planning and interior design - We leave no stone unturned in offering a satisfying internship experience to all apprentices & a greatly rewarding work experience to employees at all levels.


We provide motivated individuals the opportunity to work with multinational teams on exciting portfolios of prestigious assignments which include master planning, corporate offices, IT parks, commercial and residential projects. They partake in work of a significant nature, the atmosphere is friendly and the experience is particularly rewarding.


If you are interested in a career opportunity at RKA, at any level and across disciplines, please forward your CV to:


Manager Administration

Rajinder Kumar Associates

B-6/17 Local Shopping Centre, Safdarjung Enclave,

New Delhi 110029, India


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