Athens 2023 | Innovation

L&T Corporate Office Tower

IndiaIndiaCompany Name: DHIPL Projects Pvt. Ltd.

Project description

AM Naik Tower, the corporate office tower of Engineering and construction major Larsen & Tourbo (L&T) hosts 4500 group employees.
It’s a G+15 building that consists of a double-height Grand Entrance Lobby cladded with stone. The building is constructed by using composite steel structure resulting in faster construction and low manpower dependency during the process

The building is IGBC Green Platinum rated by Indian Green Building Council and LEED Platinum Rated by US Green Building Council.

Main information

Sustainability certification goal
Building size

10 000 m²

Building purpose / type

Commercial Office

Building owner name

Larsen & Toubro

Architect name

L&T Realty


Company name: DHIPL Projects Pvt. Ltd.

Main Representative: Mr. Sunil Dalwadi & Mr. Chandresh Thakkar

Number of collaborators: 350

Specialties: Turnkey Interior Contracts

Founded in: 1989

Biography: Decor Homes was started in 1989 by 3 entrepreneurs, who have harnessed each other’s strengths to grow the company with a turnover of US $30 million. By having a synergy with quality building material and technology, we can apply new techniques to projects and in the end, give a better output and also adhere to challenging project timelines. Over the years we have achieved new milestones with every project executed. Now, as a leading construction contracting company, we proud to continue this legacy of success & strive to accomplish a higher turnover every year. DHIPL is an ISO & OHSAS certified company. We have been consistently recognized for our commitment. Not only for our excellence in construction, but also for our prompt services towards the clients.

Contractors: Mr. Sunil Dalwadi & Mr. Chandresh Thakkar

Key Challenges

  • Large Stone cladding for double height 8.2 mtr lobby. Solution had to be designed in very short span of time.

  • Solution had to withstand.

  • Initial solutions developed with Pin & Dowel stone clamp attachments but due to challenges observed, solution had to be changed to Kerf attachment.

Key Achievements

  • First of its kind Dry stone cladding solution for heavier stone weights and higher height walls designed and executed successfully.

  • Solution designed opened up market opportunity to address new segments and applications across airports, malls, shop fronts, lounges, Hotels, Lift lobbies, Bathrooms.

  • Prestigious landmark reference as the project is Engineering & Construction giant L&T’s Corporate Office Tower in India


Saint-Gobain products & systems

Saint-Gobain Team

Balakrishnan P, Shoeib QUERESHI