Top 30 Under 45
“As an architect you design for the present with an awareness of the past for a future which is essentially unknown.” – Norman Foster
Architecture is one of the most prominent reflections of a culture. Throughout history, architecture has told us about the customs and lifestyles of people living in unique environments.
This feature focuses on the Top 30 architects and designers under the age of 45 who are creating a powerful impact on the architectural and designing landscape of India. They are the new age trail blazers who have carved a niche for themselves in their respective fields of construction, development, art, design, lighting and architecture.
Architects create structures that inspire and interior design breathes life into it. It transforms the structure of beams and pillars into a space that thrives with life. Architecture and Interior Design go hand in hand in building habitable and pleasing places where dreams are realised and destinies are built.
This eclectic list is a mix of young leading architects and interior designers some of whom have ventured out on their own, a few have launched successful partnerships, some have given a new direction to their family legacy while still few have created their own niche in the renowned firms.
“If you focus on design, you can call yourself a designer. If you focus on the implementation of your designs, you can call yourself an architect.” – Cameron Sinclair
In modern society people rely on function, durability, and visual appeal when selecting designs for their homes, businesses, and places of leisure. Great architecture elevates its interiors while exquisite interiors enhance built architecture and here’s presenting those who are in this business.
TOP 30 ARCHITECTS 2023
Ali BaldiwalaBaldiwala Edge
Dexter Fernandes & Shourya PatelUneven-1207
Dexter Fernandes, Shourya Patel
Gaurav Sanghavi, Harsh Pote
Poonam & Akash Mehta
Sarah ShamEssajees Atelier
Shivani Ajmera and Disha Bhavsar
V. S. VigneswarArchitecture + Value
V. S. Vigneswar
Anupriya Subbian and Tahaer Zoyab
Aditi Pai and Akshay Heranjal
George E Ramapuram
Barun Patro and Shiju Pareed and Sekar DhandapaniAmar Architecture and Designs Pvt Ltd
Barun Patro and Shiju Pareed and Sekar Dhandapani
Smaran Mallesh and Vikram Rajashekar and Narendra PirgalCadence Architects
Smaran Mallesh and Vikram Rajashekar and Narendra Pirgal
Rudraksh Charan & Priyanka Khanna
Shivani Gupta Mittal & Ayush Mittal
Meena Murthy Kakkar
Ranit Maiti & Subhrajit G.Mitra
V S Vigneshwar
Barun Patro And Shiju Pareed And Sekar Dhandapani
Amar Architecture and Designs Pvt Ltd
Smaran Mallesh And Vikram Rajashekar And Narendra Pirgal
Principal Architect, ABM.
Partner Baldiwala Edge.
Shourya patel & Dexter
Uneven 1207 Studio
METHODOLOGYThe research for the final list of Top 30 under 45 followed a step-by-step process
First, an exhaustive list of over a hundred young and promising architects and interior designers was created.
Next, a basic sanity check that included age, education, experience, achievements and prominent projects narrowed it down to 50.
Last, the ones who made it to the final 30 fulfilled a defined set of parameters comprising their work philosophy, challenges faced, vision and prospective contribution to the field of interior design and architecture.
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