Our philosophy hinges on conceiving design methodologies that transcend the production of the obvious and the familiar, to create more pleasurable and sensorial experiences through our built environment. We seek delight through architecture and are interested in conceiving affective spaces that stage and celebrate life. Rather than imposing a particular style the studio looks to evoke latent potentials of each project specifically to weave new possibilities of organizing program, culture, climate and site.
The innovative studio was founded by Architects Smaran Mallesh, Narendra Pirgal and Vikram Rajasekaran in 2005. Since its inception, the studio has won many national and international awards for various projects and the work has extensively been published in national as well as international journals such as Dezeen, Wallpaper, Archdaily etc. The studio’s work has been showcased in prestigious international forums such as the London Biennale 2021, as part of the India pavilion.
Cadence is a collaborative studio comprising of 30 architects and interior designers handling projects across the country and abroad. The projects range from bespoke dwellings to university projects in scale.