About KNS

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about KNS

KNS Architects Is A Pioneer Of Change In The Architectural Ingredients Of India As A Country And As A Representative Of Design On The Global Level.

Established in 1997 the company has made an everlasting impact in all spheres related toarchitecture and interior design. KNS Architects is an amalgamation of three distinctivepersonalities who bring out their superlative ideas in design while bringing out thebest in each other.

Kanhai Gandhi, Neemesh Shah and Shresht Kashyap (KNS), who have transformed the way anentire industry delivers its product to its consumers. Their growth mentality andcommitment to environmentally friendly work is seen in the Villas, Luxury Buildings andApartments, Show Flats, Creative Corporate Offices, Hospitality Homes, Retail Outlets,Malls and Vacation Homes designed by them. They laid the foundation for a culturalchange in art and design changed the skyline in cities across India. This flywheel haszealously taken that forward to places across the globe like London, Washington,Germany, Singapore, Dubai, Kenya, Miami, Italy, Vietnam, Philippines, Manila and many,many more.

Multiple awards from global stalwarts such as ‘Architecture & Design Community’, ‘GermanDesign Award’, ‘Global Future Design Awards’, ‘ACAA International ContinentalArchitecture Award’, ‘Realty+ Award’, ‘Archi Design Award’, International Award by Iconsof Spaces (Bergs)’, ‘AICA Award’, ‘International Design & Architecture Award’, ‘ACEFAward’, ‘A+D & Cera Award’, ‘IIID Award’, ‘Home & Décor Viewers’ Choice Award’, ‘TADEAwards’, ‘IAD Award’ and the ‘IAD Award’ have served as an impetus for them to keepcreating but what makes it even more worthwhile is their repeat clientele while buildinga new family of clients.

OUR VISION & VALUES

At KNS Architects, our vision is to transcend conventional boundaries and redefine the landscape of architectural excellence. Guided by a set of core beliefs, we embark on a journey that goes beyond blueprints and structures, aiming to create meaningful, sustainable spaces that resonate with the essence of their surroundings.

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Research-Driven Design

Our approach begins with in-depth research, exploring the unique needs, cultural nuances, and historical contexts of each project. This research-driven methodology allows us to develop designs that not only meet but exceed our clients' expectations, ensuring that every structure we conceive is a bespoke representation of its purpose and environment.

Climate-Responsive Architecture

We embrace the challenges of climate change by integrating sustainable and climate-responsive design principles into our projects. Our architects are adept at creating structures that harness natural elements, maximize energy efficiency, and minimize environmental impact. By harmonizing aesthetics with ecological responsibility, we contribute to the creation of a sustainable built environment.

Site Analysis & Precinct Studies

Understanding the unique characteristics of a site is paramount to our design philosophy. Our architects conduct comprehensive site analyses and precinct studies, evaluating topography, climate, and cultural aspects. This thorough understanding allows us to tailor designs that seamlessly blend with their surroundings, creating spaces that resonate with the natural and cultural essence of the location.

Contextual Architecture

Context matters. We specialize in contextual architecture, ensuring that each project is deeply rooted in its surroundings. By respecting local traditions, architectural history, and community needs, our designs contribute positively to the built environment, enhancing the cultural fabric of the places we work in.

Versatility In Design

Our architects embrace versatility, navigating effortlessly across diverse architectural styles and project scales. Whether it's modern urban developments, heritage restoration, or futuristic designs, we bring adaptability and creativity to every project, delivering unique and functional solutions that stand the test of time.

Project Pan India & International

We believe in looking at each project with a fresh, new perspective, a fact that finds resonance in our belief in creating vibrant, out-of-the-box solutions that strike the right note between practicality and aesthetics; constraints and aspirations.

Our expertise

KNS Architects Takes Great Pride In Our Unwavering Commitment To Pioneering Architectural Solutions, Deeply Grounded In Meticulous Research, Climate-Responsive Design, And A Nuanced Understanding Of Diverse Contexts.

KNS Architects takes great pride in our unwavering commitment to pioneering architectural solutions, deeply grounded in meticulous research, climate-responsive design, and a nuanced understanding of diverse contexts. Our extensive portfolio serves as a testament to our dedication to crafting dynamic, aesthetically pleasing, and purposeful spaces, ranging from local precincts to global landscapes. Our process commences with extensive research, delving into the unique requirements, cultural intricacies, and historical backgrounds of each project. This methodical, research-driven approach empowers us to work on designs that not only meet but surpass our clients' expectations, ensuring that each structure is a bespoke reflection of its purpose and environment. In addressing the complexities of climate change, we seamlessly integrate sustainable and climate-responsive design principles into our projects. Our architects skilfully design structures that harness natural elements, optimize energy efficiency, and minimize environmental impact, actively contributing to the development of a sustainable built environment. Integral to our design philosophy is a comprehensive understanding of site characteristics. Through in-depth site analyses and precinct studies, considering topography, climate, and cultural nuances, we are able to customize designs that

TEAM

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  • Principal Architects
  • Associates
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Kanhai Gandhi

CO-FOUNDER, KNS ARCHITECTS – Ideas | Ideation | Identities

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Neemesh Shah

CO-FOUNDER, KNS ARCHITECTS – Ideas | Ideation | Identities

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Shresht Kewal Kashyap

CO-FOUNDER, KNS ARCHITECTS – Ideas | Ideation | Identities

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Bhavesh Mewada

Senior Associate

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Prashant Pipalia

Senior Associate

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Kedar Dandekar

Associate

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Dhruti Shah

Associate

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Sachin Shah

Associate

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Santosh Jadhav

Associate Architect

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

With immense pride, we celebrate our expansive clientele at KNS Architects. Diverse in industries and unwavering in trust, these clients represent the cornerstone of our success. Committed to excellence, we deliver tailored solutions that not only meet but exceed expectations. Grateful for the trust bestowed upon us, we remain dedicated to ongoing innovation and the pursuit of mutual success.

  • Best of Houzz 2018 “Most Popular House” (2018)
  • Index Excellence Award in “Retail Design “(2018)
2018
  • Realty plus Excellence Award “Design project of the Year” (2017)
  • Archi Design Award “Commercial Category” (2017)
2017
  • International award by Icons of Spaces (Bergs) for “Residential Interiors” & “Office Interiors” (2016)
  • CWAB Awards by Construction World Magazine for “Commercial Category” (2016)
2016
  • Alpha Awards for “Retail Spaces” (2015)
  • Rachana Sansad felicitation for “Contribution towards the field of Architecture” (2015)
  • Society Interiors Design Award (2015)
  • VMRD Award “Retail Spaces” (2015)
  • AICA Award “Retail” & “Residential” Spaces (2015)
2015
  • International Design & Architecture Award “Residential Interiors” (2014)
  • International Design & Architecture Award “Retail Spaces” (2014)
  • ACEF Award “Retail Spaces” & “ Residential Design” (2014)
  • A+D & Cera Award “Retail Spaces” (2014)
  • IIID Award for “Retail Spaces” (2014)
  • AICA Award for “Residential Interiors” (2014)
  • Archi Design National Award for “Retail Spaces” (2014)
2014
  • IIID Award for “Residential Multi Dwelling” (2013)
  • IIID Award for “Work Space – Small” (2013)
  • iGen – Generation Next Architects by ITP (2013)
2013
  • International Design & Architecture Award 2012’ by Design et al (London)
  • Home & Décor ‘Big Twelve Viewers Choice Award’ 2012
  • TADE Award by Trends ‘Excellence Award’
2012
  • AICA Award for “Mall Architecture – Aesthetic Excellence” (2011)
  • AICA Award for “Mall – Landscape Architecture” (2011)
  • AICA Award for “Mall – Functionality” (2011)
  • AICA Award for “Commercial Space planning & Functionality” (2011)
  • IIID Award for “Residential Multi Dwelling” (2011)
  • IIID Award for “Work Space – Small” (2011)
  • IIID Award on National Level for “Work Space – Large” (2011)
  • All India Achievers Award for “Excellence in Architecture” (2011)
  • International Achievers Awards for “Excellence in Architecture” (2011)
2011
  • Architects & Interiors India Award for “Best Residential Space” (2010)
2010
  • IAD Award for “Best Interior Designer Residential” (2009)
  • IIID Award for “Residential Single Dwelling” (2009)
  • IIID Award for “Residential Multi Dwelling” (2009)
2009
  • IIID Award for “Residential Space” (2008)
2008
  • VM&RD Award for “Best Retail Design” (2007)
2007
  • Archi Design National Award for “Best Interior Design Project” (2006)
2006
  • IIJS Best Stall Design Award for- Diatrends, Summit Jewellery, Kiah, Agni, Kama Schachter
2005
  • IIID Award for “Best Office Space” (2004) ; Award from Indian Navy for outstanding contribution towards Gymnasiums
2004
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