An Exciting Evening Celebrating Excellence in Architecture, Interior Design and Realty: Society Interiors & Design Honors Pune, 2024. 

‘The Society Interiors & Design Honors Pune 2024’ event wrapped up with a bang, drawing big names from around the city to celebrate the best of Pune’s architecture, interior design, and real estate. Hosted by the chic ‘Society Interiors & Design’ magazine, this event was all about recognising and honoring the trailblazers, design aces, and developers who’ve contributed in transforming the city’s skyline.

Presented by the prestigious Sanjay Ghodawat Group and powered by the ever-reliable Alucobond, the night celebrated standout professionals and industry stars who have made epic contributions to Pune’s building and construction scene. 

The evening commenced with a ceremonial lamp lighting by Chief Guest Ms. Madhuri Misal, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly; the dynamic and multi-talented Mr. Sanjay Ghodawat, Founder and Chairman, Sanjay Ghodawat Group (SGG); Mr. Ranjeet Sharma, President & CEO of 3A Composites India; Ar. Shitesh Agarwal, MD, Sankalp Designers; Mr. Amit Dhariwal, Partner at Hridaan Realty; Magnate Publishing’s Mr. Ashok Dhamankar; and Ms. Swati Balgi, Consulting Editor, ‘Society Interiors & Design’.

The ceremony showcased stellar achievements across various categories, including Outstanding Contributions to Architecture and Interior Design, recognizing maverick talents of the likes of Ar. Madhav Joshi, Ar. Prasanna Desai, Ar. Mahesh Bangad, Ar. Vishwas Kulkarni, Ar. Vikas Achalkar, and Ar. Manish Banker.

Creative Excellence in Architecture and Interior Design was awarded to notable recipients including Sanjay Newaskar, Prakash Chandak, Tushar Kothawade & Chiranjivi Lunkad, Sunil Humane, Vinod Dhusia, Amol Hatkar, and Amit Sharma. 

Ar. Veekas Bhandari received the Design Legend Honors, accepted by his son Kalpak Bhandari, for his outstanding contribution to Architectural Design.

The event also celebrated Emerging Talent, with Harsha Prabhanjan Raju M. from Austin honored in the Product Design category for his innovative and boundary-pushing work.

The event also felicitated Builders and Developers who have excelled in the Residential and Commercial projects category, including Aditya Sawant, Hrishikesh Manjrekar, Raju Bhise, Shreetej & Shreeraj Darode, and Rajan Khinvasara.

A highlight of the evening was the grand reveal of Star Air’s new direct flights linking Pune to Nanded, Hyderabad, Nagpur, and Ajmer. Plus, the launch of the swanky Sanjay Ghodawat International School in Mulshi, Pune, featuring cutting-edge infrastructure and three international curriculum options, reinforcing the city’s dedication to top-notch education and growth.

Alucobond, known for its reliability among professionals, introduced the new ALUOCODUAL range of Engineered Solid Sheets with fire-retardant features. These sheets offer a variety of textures, colors, and exclusive features, making them ideal for innovative facade designs and more.

The event concluded with an enlightening symposium-style session on ‘The Evolution of Fire Safety in Modern Design’, hosted by Ar. Mahesh Bangad, Director & Founder, Studio7, with an esteemed panel featuring Ar. Shitesh Agrawal, Founder, Sankalp Designers; Ar. Ketaki Poonawala, Founder, Ketaki Poonawala Designs; Ar. Sunil Patil, Principal Architect, Sunil Patil and Associates; and Ranjeet Sharma, President, CEO, 3A Composites India Private Limited.‘Society Interiors & Design Honors Pune 2024’ was a remarkable success, celebrating the pinnacle of architectural, design, and real estate achievements in the city. It served as a catalyst for creativity, collaboration and excellence, leaving an indelible mark on Pune’s architecture, interior design, and realty landscape.

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