Arun Nalapat is an architect educated in India and the US with over 25 years of experience in Architecture and design. After graduating with a Masters in architecture, he worked with HDR Inc., Omaha, USA, one of the largest AE firms in the world and with BWBR Architects, St.Paul, Minnesota. In 1995 he founded Arun Nalapat Architects in Bangalore, focused on bringing world class Architectural and design practices to India. Under his leadership the practice has grown into a medium sized firm with projects across India and the Middle East. Nalapat also is a columnist / writer with interests in the built environment and the human experience, apart from dabbling in poetry, short fictions and translation.
Jyothi Nalapat is a Structural Engineer and Interior designer educated in Bangalore. After short stints with Venkataraman Assocates in Bangalore and Master Associates in Bombay, she built her own successful design build practice in Bangalore. In 1995 she joined Nalapat in co founding Arun Nalapat Architects. With her passion for Architecture and keen design sensibilities she is instrumental in spearheading most of the firms award winning projects over the years.
Vyas Kalathil is an Architect with over 20 years of experience in multiple project types. He joined ANA in 2001 and since then has played a leadership role in the firm, guiding and mentoring younger Architects and patiently making sure the firms design sensibilities are not compromised in any work that we take up.
With a Bachelor's degree from CET, Trivandrum and Master's from IISC, Bengaluru, Vivek brings with him many years of rich experience in hospital planning and design to ANA. He has been instrumental in the realization of many of the firm's projects, especially in spearheading Aster Medcity, Kochi and now in its proposed masterplan and expansion. His managerial skills, with an innate aptitude and holistic approach to healthcare design have grown indispensable to our firm.
Mr. Chandy holds a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Cincinnati, USA, and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Regional Engineering College, Bhopal. He has over two decades experience in urban planning, affordable housing, governance, service delivery, economic development and climate change in over 25 developing and under-developed countries in Asia, Middle East, East Europe and Africa. Mr. Chandy is also an independent consultant representing World Bank in designing investments and in providing technical assistance to governments on issues related to climate change. He is also on retainer with two US based INGOs working on a variety of initiatives related to urban planning and disaster preparedness. Prior to that, he was the Senior Urban Advisor at CHF International – a Washington DC based Non-profit organization. He has also worked for the State of Ohio, USA, managing projects on housing and urban renewal. At Arun Nalapat Architects, Mr. Chandy brings his varied experience to bear on our projects and also reconnects with his passion for design and the creation of beautiful spaces.
The firm is grateful to the following individuals who have contributed in various ways to our projects over the years
Anjali Anoop T.
Deborah Luis Fernandes
Dhanesh T S
Indu Suja C.S.
Jane Rachel George
Liz Anna Cherian
Preethi Lydia John
Sania P S
Sneha J Kurien
Sreerag P V
Vivek Kumar Pandey