Our work is an expression of our beliefs.
Unchartered paths excite us.
We react instinctively to a design problem. There is no formula and we don’t have a style.
We debate and argue galore. But at the end of a sore argument usually emerges a great idea.
Nothing surpasses that moment in a process when a beautiful idea is born. Not even chocolate cake.
We love chocolate cake.
Process in design is of paramount importance – even if it means we ended up exactly where we started.
We believe in strong ideas. Ideas that are native to their context. They automatically become unique!
We believe that originality is a byproduct of integrity.
We love this planet. We believe that being green means being receptive to the climate and to available materials.
We believe that light is also a material.
We don’t hire people we can’t be friends with.
We remain true to our clients and to the contractors we work with.
We like to keep it simple. Simple.

TEAM

Kamat & Rozario Architecture was set up in 2007. We are a multi-disciplinary, award-winning team of Architects in Bangalore offering services in architecture, interior design and furniture design.

Smruti Kamat

Smruti Kamat graduated from the Kamla Raheja Institute for Architecture, Mumbai. She began her professional career with Kamu Iyer of Architects’ Combine, Mumbai , where she gained exposure to projects of varied scales. This was followed by a Masters in Architecture at Virginia Tech, USA . Prior to establishing Kamat & Rozario Architecture with Lester, Smruti worked in New York city at Calvert Wright Architecture PC and then in Bangalore with Mathew & Ghosh Architects.

Smruti loves long walks, a good book and good chai.

Lester Rozario

Lester graduated from MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology with a State Level Gold Medal in Architecture. His architectural thesis was placed amongst the All India Top 10 at NIASA.

He worked with Architect Ulhas Rane at first, and then Mathew & Ghosh architects. He has been honored with the MS Ramaiah Founder’s Award and the Pidilite Industries Award for Excellence in Architectural Studies. In 2007 he teamed up with Smruti Kamat to create Kamat & Rozario Architecture in Bangalore .

Lester is a self-confessed workaholic most of the time. Other than work, he enjoys travel and food – and will travel, for food.

Sahana Samanta

Sahana joined as an intern and has grown to become an associate architect at Kamat and Rozario. As a graduate with a silver medal from MS Ramiah Institute of technology, Sahana is an integral part of the office heading multiple projects. She is a fitness enthusiast who can also whip up a sinful dessert. When it’s time to unwind, she finds joy in the written word and her yoga mat.

Ananya Gupta

Ananya is an architect from Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai. She believes the sky is the limit – quite literally. When not in office, she frequently scales high altitude Himalayan peaks and enjoys tracing constellations. Apart from being a trained Kathak dancer, Ananya immerses herself in the craft of clay sculpting and painting.

Tainiyat Khalif

Tainyat is an architect at Kamat and Rozario, who graduated from Goa College of Architecture. In her leisure time, she enjoys transforming threads, beads, and feathers into dream catchers and illustrating her peers. She has a sweet tooth and enjoys baking as well. Tainiyat is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.

Abhinav Dibbidi

Abhinav is an architect who graduated from SPA, JNAFAU. Although he is a self-professed introvert, once comfortable, his inner extrovert emerges. Outside the office, he excels on the tennis court, driven by his passion for sports. His love for a good dessert comes a close second to his love for good design.

Ayesha de Sousa

Ayesha, an architect, began her professional career with the firm as an intern. Being an avid reader, she always has book recommendations on hand. She also dabbles in writing, graphic design, and illustration. Ayesha has a passion for travel and fondness for live music. She graduated as gold medallist from Goa College of Architecture.

Jesna James

Jesna is an architect from Avani Institute of Design, Kerala. Having grown up in the countryside, she values nature and simplicity. Jesna enjoys rhythm and beats through music and dance. In her free time, you will find her brandishing her racket on the badminton court.

Pranav Vohra

Pranav is an Interior and Furniture Designer who graduated from the GLS Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. He is a gadget geek with a passion for exploring new technology and curating the perfect office playlist. Outside the office, you’ll find him on the basketball court, out for a run, or indulging in his love for good food.

Nabeel Rahim

Nabeel, an architect and avid travel enthusiast, graduated from the Abate Institute of Architecture, Kerala. As an extrovert known for his warm smile and witty jokes, he brings a sense of adventure to everything he does. Nabeel has a keen eye for fashion and enjoys illustration and visualization.

Harsha MK

Harsha graduated from Wadiyar Centre for Architecture, Mysore and commenced his architectural journey with the firm as an intern, continuing as an architect. He is a problem-solver who adapts to any condition to find a solution. Harsha spends his leisure time creating models and graphics or playing videogames.

Vinayak Kale

Vinayak is a graduate of the Wadiyar Center for Architecture. He joined the team as an intern and has grown to work with the firm as an architect. In his free time, Vinayak explores his artistic side through painting and travelling. He also enjoys capturing candid moments and playing cricket.