Founded in 1993 by architects Gayathri Shetty and Namith Varma, GNA is a Bengaluru based avant garde architecture firm with a branch office in New Delhi. Gayathri started her journey by pursuing architecture from BMS College of Engineering in the city. She is also a member of the Council of Architecture, the Indian Institute of Architects and the Indian Institute of Interior Designers, and have been recipient to several coveted design awards. Her design philosophy has always been to work closely with the client on helping them realise their dream. Today, the company’s team comprises of senior designers like Nanda, Sudhir PS and Gowri Rao, who have over 15 years of relevant experience to their credit along with other architects, engineers and multidisciplinary professionals with a wide range of design expertise spanning from traditional structures to progressive technologies. GNA has imagined projects across India that include academic institutions, leisure and hospitality resorts – hotels, large scale industrial projects, corporate offices, interior fit-outs, apartments, malls, technology parks, designer private residences and also social responsibility projects like tribal housing, schools and hospitals. Their designs almost always nature inspired and deep rooted in Indianess with a very simple form follows function approach.