Profile


“Building a better world, One building at a time”

Vishwanath & Associates is a dynamic architectural design studio with demonstrated experience and breadth of skill in large scale projects, as well as smaller, specialized and highly crafted commissions. We have established a reputation for mastering complexity – passionately synthesizing and balancing all the forces that define clearly conceived and executed projects, ranging from a broad spectrum of Apartments, Showrooms, Corporate Offices, Housing, Commercial Spaces, Residences to other facilities – many for distinguished and well known clients.

The added value of thoughtful approach is amply demonstrated by the frequency with which past clients and new owners of previously designed spaces seek us out for our creativity.

The firm, founded by Ar. Vishwanath Rao in 1973, offers a complete design service from Master Planning and Architectural Design to Interior Design.

This design-driven studio provides innovative architectural solutions characterized by formation of space, precise details, investigation of material quality and lighting. By blending a signature collaborative processes with professional talent, creative thinking and emerging technologies, we meet the needs of the clients through a unique and a well drawn out problem solving process. Innovation is as much about finding simpler ways of doing things better as it is about finding new things to do, wherein design innovation becomes the touchstone of our creations.


For us, a project begins with a strategy, not a design solution. This strategy arises from understanding the fundamental drivers of a brief, the parameters, issues and the opportunities it represents. We search for the opportunities to create good responsive architecture & design in every site, budget and program. Whilst this might involve a complexity of thought, it yields a simple, legible proposal that can flex in response to change, but still remain true to the core of the brief. Only then does a design idea emerge, which will be robust enough to survive the pressures that can be expected on the way to the finished project. Its execution may involve us drawing on previous projects and experience to push the boundaries of our design, but always testing against the overall framework for the new.

Our design philosophy values work that is sympathetic to the human form, in scale and proportion, which designs from the inside, locating the person as the pivotal unit of measurement, standard and understanding. This reflects a desire to improve the human comfort and experience through the built environment, while also minimizing environmental impact and optimizing energy efficiency.

At Vishwanath & Associates we believe in making a positive impact on people and their environment by delivering inspired design solutions and sincere dedication in our endeavors and beliefs, yet serving the society at our best.

Mr. P.R. VISHWANATH RAO

  • Founder and Managing Partner
  • Bachelor Of Architecture From School Of Planning & Architecture, Madras.
  • Member of Council Of Architecture, India
  • Member Of Indian Institute of Architects, India

Mrs. NALINI .V. RAO

  • Bachelor of Arts From the University of Mysore
  • Post graduate Diploma In Interior Design
  • Has worked on various prestigious interior assignments with her core expertise being in the residential sector.

Mr. ANUJ .V. RAO

  • Bachelor of Architecture From B.M.S College of Engineering, Bangalore.
  • Member of Council of Architecture, India
  • Member Of Indian Institute of Architects & IIID .
  • Has worked on several Architectural & Interior projects in various capacities.