WHAT WE DO
We are an Architecture and Design studio based in Almora, Uttarakhand. Our studio integrates architecture, interior design, furniture design, urbanism research and sustainability consultations for built spaces.
Our love for mountains and nature, aversion to metropolitan city lives; some opportunities and fluke moments; and passion to design differently led us to establish our studio in a Himalayan village near Almora in 2016.
MEET THE TEAM
Founder & Principal Architect
Kshitij is a graduate from School of Planning and Architecture (Delhi) and has worked on projects in several Himalayan places such as Gangtok, Shimla, Dharamshala, Almora and surrounding places in the Kumaon region. He lives and works in Uttarakhand since 2014. He is a COA licensed Architect and specializes in hillside built environments. Realising his passion for architecture and the Himalayas, he founded this practice in Almora in early 2016. He is a trained professional in nature based waste-water management and rain-water harvesting solutions. He believes in minimizing the impact on the natural environment while designing for buildings.
Co-founder, Architect and Urbanist
Nikita is a graduate in architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture (Delhi) and holds a Masters in Urbanism from the Bauhaus University in Germany. She has worked in India, Slovenia, Germany, and Spain with several international organizations as an Architect and Urbanist for brief periods before moving to Almora. She has collaborated on several architectural and design projects with Kshitij apart from pursuing urban development research projects and venturing into curating design competitions for students and young professionals. She has assisted and participated in international planning workshops in Russia and France.
Pursuing architecture from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, she is fascinated by the interaction of space, shape, light, and shadows. With the aim to devote more effort to explore how people interact with the built environment, designing sustainable practices, and meaningful architecture, she wants to build a timeless architecture that speaks of its time and place.
Bhaskar was a student of DBIT, Dehradun. He did his diploma in Civil Engineering and is passionate about the blend of design and technology. He is keen to learn new things in this field and is interested in on site execution and management. He is always ready to take up any given responsibility. Beside this, he loves to travel and explore and is a photography enthusiast.
Studying Architecture at Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, he believes in solving issues by creating functional, conceptual, and aesthetically pleasing living places rather than just the form and facade. Beyond architecture, he enjoys finding better ways to organize things. Sketching, Digital portraits and Stippling art are his hobbies.
Studio Bardo Alumni
Mayank Saini | Intern Architect, Aug 2022-Dec 2022
Divyansh Soni | Intern Architect, Feb 2022-July 2022
Vaishnavi Shendage | Intern Architect, Nov 2021-May 2022
Yash Parmar | Intern Architect, July 2021-Nov 2021
Radhika Bhamburkar | Intern Architect, July 2021-Nov 2021
Atri Karmakar | Intern Architect, Feb 2021-May 2021
Mohammed Sharoom | Intern Architect, Jun 2020-May 2021
Jatin Kapoor | Intern Architect, Jun 2020-Dec 2020
Purvi Sharma | Intern Architect, Jan 2020-March 2020
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