Architecture Department is the
backbone of Engineering activities as it provides designs for various projects
based on which estimates are prepared and work taken up for execution for all
civil project in Municipal Corporation of Delhi such as Schools, Hospitals,
Community Buildings, Zonal office, Stadiums, Swimming pools, Parks, Landscaping,
Street- scaping, Redevelopment project, Façade control drawings/ Standard
design of commercial spaces and office building etc.
The Architecture Department is headed
by the chief Architect further comprising of Senior Architects, Architects, Assistant
Architects, Architectural Asstt., and Draughtsman grade-I, II & III and Surveyors.
The Department prepares architectural project, based on which estimates and structural
designs are prepared and work taken up by Engineers for execution.
Architecture department is involved
in various types of projects-
i. Preparation and revision of Architectural details for
M.C.D. Hospitals, Staff Housing, Educational Buildings, Community Halls, and Recreational
Centers for Elderly Citizens etc.
ii. Preparation of Architectural designs of above mentioned
iii. Preparation of landscape Schemes for parks,
Installation of statues, Beautification of roads and Swimming pools etc.
iv. Preparation of Standard Designs in respect of
commercial Building, so that visual harmony is maintained in the shop-cum-residential
buildings in local Commercial Areas of different colonies. Intending owners can
buy copies of Standard Designs at nominal costs for execution.
v. Interaction with Delhi Urban Arts Commission (DUAC) to
obtain its approval on M.C.D. projects.
In keeping with the importance given
to modernization, this Department has been recently computerized after shifting
to the Civic Centers.
Some recently handled
projects by the Architecture Department are namely as follows -
i. Architectural designs for proposed Primary Schools at
various sites in Delhi.
ii. Architectural designs for Community halls at various sites
iii. Revitalization & land scaping of traffic rotaries.
iv. Revision in interior
layout plan development of E Block to meet the requirements of various Departments
of MCD at Civic center Minto road.
v. Heritage restoration / conservation For Kashmere gate
vi. Redesign & redevelopment Nehru hill area.
vii. Redevelopment scheme for Batra cinema commercial complex.
viii. Mahilla Haat at terrace of Asif Ali car parking at city
ix. Redevelopment and beautification of Jhandewalan Area.
x. Development of sites of Fodder Market and convient
shopping at Ghoga Diary complex at phase- I, Narela.
xi. Development of various Blocks in Hindu Rao Hospital.
xii. Development of
Ghazipur slaughter houses (Live stock market for sheep , goats and buffaloes)
xiii. Zonal office building at Sadar Paharganj and Rajouri
As per the
directions of Hon’ble Commissioner a Project Management group has been
constituted for various proposals in vacant land / building of MCD. In all
these projects architecture Department has to prepare Conceptual plan. The projects
are as under:-
Name of land / Existing Building/property Proposed use of Building
Bhawan, Kashmere Gate Budget
Hotel Cum office
Quarters at Minto Road Multi
Storeyed Staff Quarters
land at E Block , G.K-II Commissioners
Residence+Club+Behind Savitri Cinema Type V&
VI staff quarters.
Dispensary in Defence Colony Working Womens Hostel Market at Bhisham Pitamah Marg
in Yamuna bazaar Behind Mall/
Commercial Market at Bhisham Pitamah Marg
Market , Zakhira Mall/
Nagar Market, Lodhi Road Mall/
Slaughter House Multistoreyed
The vacancy position in the architecture Department is
Medical College for 150 Students and hospital