CMC & IIID Host Event To Commemorate The Journey Of Architectural Maestro – Noshir Talati


Mumbai, August 18, 2023: Classic Marble Company (CMC) in collaboration with the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID) and Talati & Partners LLP (TPA) hosted a distinguished event to honour and celebrate the remarkable legacy of the visionary architect – Noshir Talati. The event was organized in Mumbai on August 3rd and was aptly titled ‘UNDesign – Decoding the art of Supremacy’. This commemoration paid a heartfelt tribute to the iconic architect, whose ground breaking designs have left an indelible mark on the realms of interiors and architecture.

The event eloquently recounted the journey of Ar. Noshir Talati, celebrating his exceptional contributions to the field and acknowledging his profound influence on generations of architects and design enthusiasts. Distinguished guests, including Member of Parliament – Shri Praful Patel, graced the occasion which drew a vibrant assembly of architects and interior designers such as Ar. Rumy Shroff, Ar. Naushir Divetre, Ar. Khurshed Vazir, Ar. Zarir Mullan and Ar. Hafeez Contractor, among others.

Shri Praful Patel eloquently expressed, “Noshir’s unwavering commitment to fostering innovation and nurturing emerging talent has made an enduring impact on the architectural community. His influential presence serves as an inspiration igniting passion within countless individuals.”

During the event, Ar. Noshir Talati was bestowed with the esteemed National Design Excellence Award by IIID, accompanied by the presentation of a self-portrait bust. CMC also honoured him by immortalizing his likeness in marble, creating a captivating memento that captured the essence of the occasion.

The event artfully showcased Ar. Noshir Talati’s iconic projects along with testimonials from senior architects, highlighting the profound impact of TPA’s brand ethos. The evening also hosted a captivating exchange between Mr Xerxes Talati, Owner of TPA and Mr Amit Shah, MD of CMC unveiling some of the lesser-known facets of the architect’s life, enriching the audiences’ understanding of his creative journey. CMC’s Directors – Mr. K.M. Swamy and Mr. Ramakrishna Swamy were also present to mark the occasion.

“I am honoured to participate in this significant event and it is my privilege to share insights about Ar. Noshir Talati. He has played a pivotal role in shaping my journey, offering unwavering support since my earliest business assignment. His steadfast presence has been a constant source of strength throughout my journey,” said Mr Amit Shah.

Through this celebration, the event highlighted Ar. Noshir Talati’s architectural legacy and provided a platform for architects and the public to engage with the artistry of one of the most revered architects of our time. The occasion aimed to deepen appreciation for architectural excellence, stimulate innovation and ensure that his legacy continues to shape the realm of design.

Ar. Noshir Talati’s distinctive body of work is characterized by its elegant simplicity and meticulous attention to detail. His portfolio includes iconic projects such as the minimalist Ceejay House, the environmentally conscious India’s first green residential tower, and the breathtaking Oberoi hotel in Mumbai, renowned for its exquisite design and panoramic views of the Arabian Sea. Among his other notable achievements are the Cadbury House and Benreza Terraces in Mumbai, each adding to his illustrious legacy.

About Classic Marble Company: A pioneer in the imported marble industry, Classic Marble Company (CMC) since its inception in 1994 has grown to become the number 1 stone company in India. CMC’s factory at Silvassa is an ocean of opulence exhibiting over 5,00,000 sq. m. of finished marbles slabs, with a production capacity of 30 million sq. ft. of natural marble and 30 million sq. ft. of agglomerated marble and quartz per annum. CMC offers an exhaustive range of over 900 varieties in travertine, onyx, limestone, and a host of exquisite stones sourced from over 45 different countries. Its exclusive KalingaStone range of over 200 engineered marble and quartz products are a bespoke collection including the gorgeous Terrazzo. The company’s latest addition is the magnificent ‘9th Avenue’ galleria in Silvassa which showcases around 200 rarest and most beautiful natural stones found on earth. CMC also offers the world’s best porcelain surface designs with Kalesinterflex – the only ceramic slabs that can flex and Techlam – the 3mm thin, large format porcelain slab. Over 1200 of the company’s product offerings are manufactured at its state-of-the-art plant spread over 5,00,000 sq. m. of land and distributed through exclusive showrooms and several distributor and dealer networks in India and overseas.

Corporate Comm India (CCI Newswire)