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.
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 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.
Lester graduated from MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology with a State Level Gold Medal in Architecture from VTU, Belgaum. His architectural thesis was placed amongst the All India Top 10 at the National Institute for Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA).
A period of constant exploration followed as he worked with architects in Bangalore such as Ulhas Rane at first, and then Nisha Mathew and Soumitro Ghosh. 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 .
Sahana joined us as a trainee and has grown to become an associate architect at Kamat and Rozario. She is a fitness enthusiast who can also whip up a sweet treat. Graduated with a silver medal from MS Ramiah Institute of technology, Sahana is an integral part of the office heading multiple projects. When it’s time to unwind, she finds solace in the written word and her yoga mat.
A lover of sunsets, Oweena’s calm personality contrasts her love for spontaneous plans. She is an associate architect who graduated from Goa College of Architecture. Outside of office, her love for dance and karaoke takes centre stage. Oweena’s spontaneity recently led her to discover a love for trekking.
Ananya is an architect graduated from Sir JJ College of Architecture. She believes the sky is the limit. When not in office, she frequently scales Himalayan peaks and traces constellations. Apart from being a trained Kathak dancer, Ananya immerses herself in the craft of clay sculpting and painting.
A graduate from Goa College of Architecture, Tainyat is an architect at Kamat and Rozario. In her leisure time, she enjoys transforming threads, beads, and feathers into dream catchers and illustrating her peers. A trained Bharatnatyam dancer with a sweet tooth, she also delves into the world of baking.