Ar. Nanda Kumar
Ar. Nanda Kumar’s forte lies in the hospitality sector and most of his buildings adhere to the design sensibilities of modern and contemporary architecture. His quality of work has seen him collaborate with a variety of firms on the national and international scale; most notably his work with the Singapore based Edpoole Architects and the globally renowned Gensler.
Ar. Kumar was also the Hon’ble Secretary of the Indian Institute of Architects from 2012- 14 and is currently the Hon’ble Secretary of the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (Hyderabad Chapter). Ar. Kumar was also fundamental in the establishment of CINARCH (CINema & ARCHitecture) a platform for students, architects and interior designers that seeks to share information about the field via the screening of films, documentaries, and through interactions with esteemed experts from the field.
An alumnus of the city’s respected Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University’s (JNTU) school of planning and architecture; Ar. Nanda Kumar’s training in the discipline was at the prestigious Mumbai based firm Somaya & Kalappa. Following his stint in Mumbai, Ar. Kumar pursued a Masters’ degree at the University of California, Los Angeles where he specialized in Design and Computation.