Here’s a list of some of the best practices in Chennai, please note that the names are arranged in alphabetical order and NOT ranked in any manner. There’s a chance we might have missed a few, if you feel there are more firms need to be included in the list, do write to us. Cheers!
A Design Co.
Scope of services: Architecture and Interior Design
Types of Built Projects: Residences and Villas, Commercial buildings.
Locations of Built Projects: The firm majorly operates in Chennai.
Style of work: The firm works with modern tropical aesthetic, evolving eclectic combinations of patterns.
This firm was founded in 2014, and is headed by Gowri Adappa and Nikhith Ashok, and has a team of young architects and designers working with them. They always strive to get the best in terms of textures, finishes, colours and materials, as these are the minute details which overall gives the building its appearance in the end. They follow a process of continuous refinement in order to make themselves better in what they do. The firm strives to built spaces that are customised for each individual user, building up aesthetic functionality.
Scope of services: Architecture, Interior and Landscape Design, MEP Engineering, Research.
Types of Built Projects: Residences, and Commercial projects.
Locations of Built Projects: The firm operates in predominantly in Chennai, and other cities nearby.
Style of work: The firm has a modern interpretation of designs in which new-age materials, like Graphene, are incorporated, appealing to various needs of the users.
Founded by Chenthur Raaghav Naagendra, the firm brings up international ideations which are teamed up to complement Indian projects, its climate and context. Exploring textures and materials, more importantly Graphene, he is a researcher in terms of digital designs and its application in architecture. He has contributed in the same through a thesis and other various written articles suggesting 3D printing, the flexibility and adaptability of Graphene as an architectural material. Also he has conducted lectures with Ted Talks on responsive architecture, encouraging students to scout into.
Amer and Ani Architects
Scope of services: Architecture, Interior Design, Structural solutions, Project Management.
Types of Built Projects: Villas, Apartments, Commercial and Industrial complexes,Hospitals and Hotels.
Locations of Built Projects: Most of the projects of the firm are situated in the city of Chennai.
Style of work: The firm maintains sensibility in spaces and simplicity of details.
It is a firm started by Amarnath and Anithadeel in 2009. It being sensitive towards the presence of natural light in spaces, designs were simple, which would inspire the users every single time. It achieves quality spatial experience and the outcomes are modern, sleek, and precisely created designs.
Scope of services: Interior Design and Architecture.
Types of Built Projects: Individual Residences, Commercial and Corporate retails. Locations of Built Projects: Mostly the projects are situated in Chennai, and other neighbouring cities.
Style of work: The designs have a present-day approach with the use of traditional materials.
One of the oldest firms in chennai, Dameem Ansari institutionalised it in the year of 1996. The firm specialises in Turnkey projects and luxurious housing for independent residents, along with corporate interiors and commercial projects. Each idea undergoes a thorough creative process, concocting a distinct design for every project. The end goal always remains to fabricate social communities with adaptive buildings and a futuristic outlook
Anutham Architecture Studio
Scope of services: Architecture, Interior Design, Product Design, Landscape Design, Project Management.
Types of Built Projects: Residences, Offices, Institutions, Restaurants.
Locations of Built Projects: Majorly, the projects of the firm are situated in Chennai.
Style of work: The firms tends to experiment with new styles and construction techniques.
The firm is a team of young architects and designers where they experiment with creatives and strive to broaden their expanse in the field. It encourages new ideas and techniques, incorporating unique qualities in their projects. Though it tries new ways, but it also meets the clients needs and expectations with proficient ease.
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Scope of services: Architecture and Interior Design.
Types of Built Projects: Residences, Commercial Retail buildings, and Civic Institutions.
Locations of Built Projects: The firm majorly operates in Chennai, and also has on office in Pune.
Style of work: The designs are of the present age, with modern materials in play.
Established in 2009, by Bharat Kumar Rajappan and Deepa Bharatkumar, the firm has over 20 years of experience.
Scope of services: Architectural Design, Interior Design, Urban Planning.
Types of Built Projects: Villas, Group Housing, Corporate offices, Institutions.
Locations of Built Projects: The firm majorly has its projects in Chennai.
Style of work: It works on minimalism, trying to bring in functional aesthetic.
The firm has young designers working with it who know how to be socially responsible. It connects with the community and propose designs that are suitable to the environment. It also works on Master Planning, making the city more inclusive and incorporate the essence of local lifestyles. The firm works on community betterment as a whole and has done projects related to its housing facilities.
Scope of services: Landscape Design, and Maintenance.
Types of Built Projects: Villas, Individual Residences, and Resorts.
Locations of Built Projects: The projects are located in various cities of Tamil Nadu, like Chennai, Tirupur, and Coimbatore.
Style of work: The designs have a simplistic approach, with more prominence to enhance the quality of available green spaces.
The firm was established in the year 2006, and has a separate set of designers and landscape architects who look into the projects and the site developments. It provides design solutions in both hardscape and softscape, with its maintenance and water works.
BLD Design Studio
Scope of services: Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Master Planning, Structural solutions.
Types of Built Projects: Residences, Hospitality, Commercial offices and Institutions.
Locations of Built Projects: The firm mostly has projects in and around the city of Chennai.
Style of work: It has modern and contemporary take on designs and spatial forms.
The firm was founded in 2007, where designs were created complementing the neighbouring ecosystem and expand the functional ability of spaces. It tries to keep the traditional values intact while also keeping up with the emerging global trends.
Scope of services: Architecture, Interior Design
Types of Built Projects: Residential, Workspaces, Hotel
Locations of Built Projects: Primarily Chennai
Style of work: Contemporary, Minimal, Clean, boxy volumes