Their work covers a wide range of architecture and interior design projects. These include several residences, housing, commercial cum IT projects, restaurants, hotels and schools. Many of AVA’s works have received recognition and felicitation in the form of coverage and awards from contemporary architectural publications.
The firm keeps the design process simple, placing emphasis on the context of the site and its environment above all else. The climate of the region and the availability of local craftsmen, labor and materials serve as the starting point for all of our projects.
The use of modern concepts and techniques, coupled with traditional practices lead to design solutions that are practical, functional and aesthetically pleasing.
The needs and interests of the client are always paramount. This reflects in the firm’s approach to any project, as the fundamental goal always remains the same – helping the client realize their vision.
Arvind graduated in the year 1989 from IIT Kharagpur. After stints in Kuwait and in Chennai, he decided to launch his own architectural practice in Chennai.
The experience of working on large scale projects in Kuwait, gave him an international exposure. Working at a professional firm in Chennai, he honed his principles of design, drawing inspiration from the local context of climate, materials and traditions.
He visits architectural institutions regularly for guest lectures, conducts thesis studios and can often be seen judging design competitions across the country.
The firm is supported by a dedicated and talented team of associates, senior architects and engineers.
Ar. Kannan, a project associate, graduated in architecture from Chennai in 1996 and has been with the firm for over 14 years. He heads the field team and is extremely committed to handling projects independently, working through the design and execution stages and to client servicing in particular.
Ar. Anbu, a project architect, graduated from Hosur in 2016 and has been with the firm ever since. Extremely diligent in his work, he brings in a promptness and quick turnaround to the projects he handles, making himself essential to the firm’s operations.
Er. Ramesh, an engineer associate, graduated in civil engineering and joined the firm in 2001. He has grown, just as the firm has, and oversees QS, tendering, contract finalizations and project management.