137 Architects in Bangalore

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What are the benefits of hiring an architect from Bangalore?

Put simply, you will need the knowledge of an architect as soon as you start a project to remodel your home. Generally, for small interior design tasks it will not be necessary for you to spend extra money by hiring the services of an architect and you will be perfectly able to take care of the work yourself. In any case, when you are adding structures such as garden sheds, exteriors, a covered pool or even building a new house from scratch, it will be a good idea to consult with an architectural practices expert. 

Local architects will know the most ideal buildings materials to use based on the local  weather conditions and climate specific to your city. Another benefit of hiring architects from your city is that they know where to get the best materials and have contacts to suitable sub contractors. Architects in Bangalore can be found on homify’s architect directory. Notable architectural firms in Bangalore are Sandarbh,  Design Thoughts Architects, Synectics Partners, A360 Architects, Balan and Nambisan Architects and Betweenlines. 

What do I need to pay attention to when hiring an architect? 

The most important thing when choosing an architect is that the firm you choose knows how to handle the work you are requesting for. If you want to add a pool and a garden shed to your property, it will not make much sense to hire an architect from an agency that is mainly dedicated to the construction of kitchens. Pay attention to the style of your work. If you want a modern and unpolluted interior design, look for architects who have a history with modern rooms and buildings. It sounds simple enough, but sometimes architectural firms take jobs for which they are not fully equipped. You can explore homify to find the signature style that is perfect for your home. 

What other professionals do I need in my home?  

Aside from a skilled and skilled architect, you will probably need to work with other specialists to ensure that your project is completed successfully and without complications. These specialists can be bathroom designers, kitchen planners, landscape architects and interior architects. Some spaces require knowledge and extra tasks to put them in good condition. The kitchen is a very clear example of this. In homify you can find various experts such as kitchen planners who will work with your architect to find a design that looks great and at the same time covers basic and practical needs.

How much does it cost to build a house in Bangalore? 

The present cost of construction in Bangalore varies from Rs 1400 per square feet to Rs 1650  per square feet. However, some factors to consider before building a house in Bangalore is the land cost (acquisition of land), consulting cost (hiring an architect) and construction cost.  If you want to construct your house as a duplex single floor in a plot of 300 Sq yards, the consulting and construction cost is about 30 Lakhs and is the standard all over Bangalore. However, the land cost will depend on the area.  

If you build it in CBD area, It may cost you 5 Cr. and If you are moving near to Airport(Outer part of Banglore), you may acquire the land for 15 Lakhs. So the total may vary between 5.3 Cr to 0.45 Cr. 

What are some regulations to keep in mind for building a house in Bangalore? 

In Bangalore, a building’s height is capped by a restrictions on its floor to area ratio (FAR). FAR is a building’s total floor area divided by the area of the land parcel on which it sits, so limiting FAR effectively limits building height.

Every city has an official office to regulate the construction and structures of buildings. Prior to building large projects, you must present yourself at the planning office to secure your permission. If you did not, such action could lead to an expensive legal procedure and, quite possibly, demolition. So logically this is something you have to do. You can also visit the official website of the Bengaluru Building Plan or BBMP to access information about the procedure for building plan approval, procedure for site inspection and other details. 

How does the architecture of Bangalore stand out?

The history of Bangalore architecture starts with Hoysala architecture, the building style developed under the rule of the Hoysala Empire during the 12th century. Some examples of Hoysala architectural style include the Chennakesava Temple at Belur, the Hoysaleswara Temple at Halebidu, and the Kesava Temple at Somanathapura. 

Currently, one of the most iconic buildings in Bangalore is Vidhana Soudha, which reflects the architecture of the Neo-Dravidian times in the 1930s. It was built as a monument to indigenous architecture and as a model for the times to come in the future.

Another outstanding building is the Bangalore palace, which is located within the walls of the Bangalore fort. It was in fact the Tipu Sultan’s “holiday home” and is a classic example of Indo- Islamic architecture. It is often compared to Windsor Castle in England because of the similar style of architecture.

Bangalore is truly unique in its architectural design as on one hand there is Bangalore fort representing history and tradition, on the other hand there is UB city, representing the modern contemporary era. UB city is famous for its striking architecture and is definitely one of the most beautifully and artistically designed areas in India.