Anjali Rawat is a Graduate from Mumbai University after which she completed a Certification in Urban Infrastructure Planning from CEPT. She founded Anjali Rawat Architects (ARA) in 2010. By the year 2012, ARA had established itself as a known design firm. The practice’s reputation is founded on providing high quality designs and strategic advice to clients based on innovation, flexibility and sustainability. The firm works on a wide spectrum of design projects. Architectural projects include commercial, residential buildings, etc; while interior design projects range from show flats, sales offices, club houses, offices, retails, etc.
SR - Best thing about Anjali Rawat Designs?
Anjali Rawat -The firm strives to create design that inspires and is innovative, approaching each project, regardless of size & scale, pays attention to every detail and is Process driven.
SR -What led to the creation of your own firm having worked with prominent architecture firms?
Anjali Rawat -I wanted to do things on my own and establish my mark providing the society with designs which are appealing yet very sustainable, suiting the need of the client and the context.
SR - The project that kick started your career:
Anjali Rawat - Sample flat for a Mumbai based developer, Ashray Realtors in Western Suburbs. Appreciation and experience made the first project remarkable.
SR- Most memorable moment of your career:
Anjali Rawat - My first publication – Chitra Pandeya residence in Society Interior February 2016. Chitra Pandeya is our esteemed client who is holding a post of Senior President & Country Head at Yes Bank. And we were proud to meet her expectations.
SR - Work of an International & Indian architect you admire:
International : Ar. Oscar Niemeyer, Frank Gehry & Moshe Safdie
Indian : Ar. Charles Correa, Rajiv Saini, Sanjai Puri & Manit Rastogi Anjali Rawat Anjali Rawat Architects , Mumbai June 2016
SR -Your best projects so far-
Anjali Rawat -
- G1 Villa
- Chitra Pandeya residence
- Jhaveri Residence
- R E infra Office
- Thapar Realtors office
SR - Best architectural site you have visited: Kanchanjunga, Mumbai by Ar. Charles Correa.
Anjali Rawat -The Kanchanjunga Apartments are a direct response to the present culture, the escalating urbanization, and the climatic conditions for the region.
SR - You dream to work like...
Anjali Rawat -We are passion driven and strive for timelessness in design. We admire the work of Charles Correa and his contribution to the this field of architecture and society. We aim to follow his principles.
SR - Materials that you love to work with or aspire to work with:
Anjali Rawat -Working with locally available stone/ material, exposed brick work and wood is interesting. These materials gives a lot to explore and play.
SR- Your opinion about Surfaces Reporter:
Anjali Rawat - Surfaces help to explore on materials and products. Basically providing material and product knowledge. It highlights trends, latest innovation and gives guidelines. The quality of the projects presented and the professional information on interiors is very precise.
SR- Any other information you would like to share-
Anjali Rawat - The practice’s reputation is founded on providing high quality designs and strategic advice to clients based on innovation, flexibility and sustainability. Our works has been widely published in national and international Architecture and design portals, magazines and websites. The company works on a wide spectrum of design projects. Architectural projects include commercial, residential buildings, weekend homes, villa’s etc; while interior design projects range from show flats, sales offices, club houses, offices, retails, luxury apartments etc.
We devote to every project, however great or small, a passionate creative energy and flair which defines us: Creativity Collaboration Communication We share these values among ourselves and with our clients.
Chitra Pandeya Residence
Thapar Realtors Office