Vivanta by Taj, Gurgaon was completed in 2013 by WOW Architects and it has since been nominated for the World Architecture Festival Awards 2013 as well as published in magazine and websites worldwide. It was recently featured on Travel + Leisure magazine’s  “It List: The Best New Hotels.” REDEFINING THE NATIVE The hotel resides in the city of Gurgaon, often dubbed the ‘Face of New India’. Overlooked as a backward, rural community just a decade ago, Gurgaon has rapidly developed into an IT hub and home to many multinational companies, partly due to its proximity and connectivity to the national capital of New Delhi. However, this rapid development has not been consistent nor coordinated throughout the urban environment. Indeed, this narrative is a familiar one for architects working in the developed world: the rapid economic growth and the accompanying urbanization has created a world of radical juxtapositions, where glistening contemporary ...

Vivanta by Taj, Gurgaon