Shiro – Bar and Restaurant
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Khosla Associates is a leading Architecture and Interior Design firm in Bangalore, India. The Principal Architect and founder director Sandeep Khosla studied architecture at Pratt Institute, New York. He then returned to India and worked as an associate with architect Charles Correa in Mumbai before establishing Khosla Associates in 1995.
Sandeep was joined by Amaresh Anand as an associate in the year 2000. Amaresh is a graduate of B.M.S.C.E College Bangalore, and is currently a director at Khosla Associates.
The firm headed by Sandeep Khosla and Amaresh Anand consists of highly driven design professionals who create a versatile body of work ranging from architecture and interiors of residences and corporate offices to retail and hospitality spaces. They have in the past 15 years of practice won 14 National Awards including the Inside Outside Designer of the Year Award 2010.
Khosla Associate’s distinct style of tropical residential architecture uses local materials and concepts, but reinterprets them with an innovative and contemporary design sensibility. The firm's interest in global/local trends in fashion, lifestyle and design is reflected in their varied palette of interior projects such as MTV, Nike, Touch, Roxy, Shiro and Carbon.
Khosla Associates’ Arts and Media Centre at the Doon School and Cliff House Kerala were on the 2011 Shortlist at the World Architecure Festival (WAF) Barcelona. The Arts and Media Centre was also on this years Longlist at the World Architecture News (WAN) awards and the Cliff House was the winner best private residence at the CNBC Credai awards 2010.
Sandeep Khosla was picked by India Today magazine as one of the fifty men and women under the age of 35 from various fields of enterprise who are poised to be leaders of tomorrow, by Home Review magazine as one of India’s eight leading designers and by Construction World Magazine as one of the countries’ top 10 architects. He was also part of a select group of designers invited by the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London in 2004 to show the firm’s work. Wallpaper magazine (UK) listed Khosla Associates in 2011 as one of India’s 10 most innovative architectural practices.
The work of Khosla Associates is featured regularly in important Architectural and Interior publications from around the world.