We author narratives through our design, creating spaces that kindle intrigue and inspire human experiences.

Our Team

  • Anup Naik

    Director

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  • Ashish Jauhri

    Managing Principal

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  • Ram Kiran Bhat

    Associate Director

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  • Raghavendra U Hegde

    Associate Director

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  • Giuseppe Morando

    Design Head

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Anup Naik

Anup Naik

Director

Since joining Space Matrix Group, Anup Naik has been involved in several award winning projects ranging from master planning to high rise projects. He has taken a key initiative towards a holistic approach to green architecture and sustainable design and has 20+ years of professional experience.

Anup’s work has received varied accolades and awards :
  • Young Enthused Architect of the Year, 2004 & 2006 A+D award, India
  • Best large Scale Project of the Year, 2005, Practicing Architects Association, Bangalore
  • Recreational Architectural Award: 2005 A+D awards, India.
  • LG Award for Best Commercial Building for Plumeria Boutique, 2007 Corenet Global Innovators Award for T Zed, 2010
  • Corenet Sustainable Leadership Award In Design And Development, 2010
  • Cityscape Awards for Sterling Clubhouse Project, 2012
Projects
  • Padukone Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, Bangalore 0.3 mln sft
  • Corporate Office – Texas Instruments, Bangalore, 0.4 mln sft
  • High End Integrated Residential Development for Mantri, Bangalore, 5.3 million sqft
  • Assetz 63 East, Banaglore, 1.6 mln sft
  • TVS Residential Apartment, Chennai, 0.15 mln sft
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kurnool, 0.8 mln sft
  • Cultural Centers in Kerala – 14 Districts
  • Redevelopment of Chitranjali Studio, Trivandrum
  • Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur, 517 Acres, 2.7million sqft
  • ITC Township, Bhadrachalam, 2.5million sqft
  • DNR Arcadia Corporate Campus, Bangalore, 2.5 million sqft
  • High End Premium Apartments for Mantri, Chennai, 1.1 million sqft
  • TVS Housing, Chennai, 7,70,000 sqft
  • L & T Residential Villas MP & Arch, 7,00,000 sqft
  • Kapil Towers – Office Space with Service Apartments, Hyderabad : 7,00,000 sqft
  • ECR Signature Villas for Mantri, Chennai, 3,80,000 sqft
  • Indu Skies – Master Planning, Mixed use, 100Acres
  • Corenet Global Award winning TZED Homes, 2,50,000 sqft
  • IIT Mandi, Transit Campus, 1,00,000 sqft
  • Trans Indus Residential Enclave
  • Towns End Residential Enclave
  • ZED – Collective – Residential apartments, 95,000 sqft
  • The Orchard, Luxury Villas
  • Rolta Corporate Campus, Kolkata, 1,55,000 sqft
  • IT Campus Development, Kolkata, 2.1million sqft
  • Mixed Use Development for Bajaj Infrastructure
  • Master Plan for the City of Bab Zaer, Morroco across 21 sqkm
  • Shriram Valley: Integrated Township, 200 Acres
  • Celebrations: Green design consultancy for 300Acres Township
  • Trishul Developers : 125Acres, Mixed Use Development
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, IITH, 523Acres (Runners up in the competition)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Chennai, IIIT, 100Acres, (Second place in the competition)
  • Crystal Tower for Mohtisham, Mangalore, 7,00,000 sqft
  • Divyasree North Gate – High Rise Apartments
  • Damden properties, Multiple apartment projects in Mysore
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mumbai
  • Xanadu, Mahindra Fractional, Coorg
  • Q Hotels – Boutique hotels, 25 keys
  • Plumeria Boutique, Coimbatore
  • Bunts Sangha Auditorium
  • Hinduja Park Apartments, Bangalore
  • Tolly Gunge Club, Kolkatta, 10,000 sqft
  • Hotel in Guwhati – 4 star, 75 keys
  • Shankara Foundation Cultural Centre, Bangalore.
  • Rudraksha Cultural Centre.
Education
  • M Arch (Urban design): School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, 1997
  • B. Arch : BMS College, Bangalore University, 1994
Ashish Jauhri

Ashish Jauhri

Managing Principal

Ashish spearheads Urban Frame as Managing Principal and brings to the table 20 years of rich and varied experi-ence that spans between Europe, Singapore and India.

He has worked on projects ranging from Master planning, Mixed-use, Hospitality, Commercial, Institutional, Residential and Infrastructure on a global platform. He has also been asso-ciated on various projects with several International consulting organizations.

He started his career in 1998 at New Delhi and moved to Singapore in 2000 to pursue postgraduate degree in Project Management at The National University of Singapore. During his stint at Singapore, he won various design competitions while working with Architects Team 3 and 3HPArchitects. In 2006, he moved to Europe to join the award winning practice of Scott Tallon Walker Architects (STW) at their headquarters in Dublin, Ireland to work upon Point Village Town Centre project comprising of a tall residential tower, office building, 250 bed hotel and a shopping complex. After completing the project, Ashish moved back to India in 2011 and has since been a consultant to a few Foreign missions in India, namely the French & Belgium govern-ment, for prestigious diplomatic mission projects.

He also led the Delhi-NCR office of RSP Design Consultants as Associate Director for 2 years. The last 5 years at DSP, Ashish had been working on Master Planning & Architecture Design of large Residential, Commercial, Educa-tional and Hospitality projects including Mixed Use for many prominent clients across many Indian cities, including Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune.

He has won many design competitions including Budget Terminal and Airport project at Singapore, 100 Acres masterplan at Bangalore, B R Ambedkar School of Economics and Babu Jagjivan Ram Convention Centre at Bangalore. He has a keen interest and an eye for shaping socially, economically and environmentally sustainable developments and future ready work spaces.

Press talks
Awards / Editorials
  • Architects & Interiors India: iGen2016 | Awardee of top 50 next gen Architects in India | May 2016 Consultant’s Review Magazine | Corporate Office Design – Emerging Trends | Aug 2016
  • Silicon India Magazine | Corporate Architecture and Design – The Design Criteria for Today’s Office | March 2017
  • SSMB Magazine | Architect & Project Feature (Coffee Table Book) | April 2017
  • SSMB Magazine | Architect & Project Feature (Me & Steel) | June 2017
  • SSMB Magazine Interview (Design with Steel) | May 2017
  • India MONDO ARC |Biomimicry in Office Architecture | Sept-Oct 2017
  • WAF’2017 (World Architecture Festival) Berlin | Nomination for Future Projects | Experimental Panels
  • Keynote speaker| Innovative Façade Design Approach | Said Expo (IIID & foAID), Goa | March 2016 iGen50 | Speaker Panelist (Design, Innovation & Technology: Trinity of success) Mumbai | June 2017 iGen50 | Jury Panelist (Design Competition) Mumbai | June 2017
  • Speaker | Steel Construction Summit, New Delhi | July 2017
Education
  • B. Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) – Dept. of Architecture, GND University, Punjab, India
  • M. Sc. (Project Management) – National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ram Kiran Bhat

Ram Kiran Bhat

Associate Director

He is involved with master planning and architecture projects at the firm. He has work experience in varying fields ranging from commercial to residential projects of large scale. His expertise lies in interpreting the functional and business requirements of the end users into architecture vocabulary within the given constraints. Thoroughly adept with building codes and standards combined with presentation skills and other trade skills.

Projects
  • Padukone Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, Bangalore 0.3 mln sft
  • Corporate Ofice – Texas Instruments, Bangalore, 0.4 mln sft
  • High End Integrated Residential Development for Mantri, Bangalore, 5.3 million sqft
  • Perk Inn, Mall & Hotel, Bangalore, 5million sqft
  • ITC Township, Bhadrachalam, 1.2 million sqft
  • High End Premium Apartments for Mantri, Chennai, 1.1 million sqft
  • Special Economic Zone, Mangalore, 8,00,000 sqft
  • TVS Housing, Chennai, 7,70,000 sqft
  • Kapil Towers, Service Apartments, Hyderabad, 7,00,000 sqft
  • TVS Housing, Mysore, 1,38,000 sqft
  • Reliance Energy City, Ghaziabad, 2500 Acres
  • Bio Tech Park, Bangalore, 100 Acres
  • Emaar, Integrated township, 500 Acres
  • HICC hotel and convention center, Hyderabad, 3,50,000 sqft
  • Reliance, (corporate office),Hyderabad, 3,50,000 sqft
  • Reliance Data centre, Hyderabad, 2,50,000 sqft
  • Residential Development for BIDCO, Hyderabad.
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mumbai
  • Qualcomm, Bangalore, 2,00,000 sqft
  • Tata Consultancy Services, Hyderabad, 1,00,000 sqft
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mumbai
  • Q Hotels – Boutique hotels, 25 keys
  • Vodafone data centre, Mumbai
Education
  • B.Arch., Malnad College of Engineering, Mysore University, India, 2000
Raghavendra U Hegde

Raghavendra U Hegde

Associate Director

He has been involved in master planning, residential and mixed used architecture projects. He has expansive work experience and is adept in dealing with all facets of architecture and master planning projects. He is playing the role of running a Studio. His key focus areas are Business development, Client relationship management and the projects.

Projects
  • DNR Arcadia IT Campus, Bangalore : 2.5million sqft
  • Mixed Use Development – Office Space & Metro Station, Bangalore, 2.4million sqft
  • Nambiar: Residential Villas : 2million sqft
  • Rhymer Corp – Mixed Use Development : 2million sqft
  • Vajram Mixed use development, 1.5million sqft
  • Purva Hills: Residential villas : 1million sqft
  • Ajmal flora: Residential villas : 8,00,000 sqft
  • L&T Residential villas : 7,00,000 sqft
  • DNR Atmosphere residential apartment, 7,00,000 sqft
  • Vajram Residential Apartment, 7,00,000 sqft
  • Divyasree North Gate – 6,00,000 sqft Bangalore
  • Savyasachi High End Residential Apartments : 80,000 sqft
  • Nambiar: High End Club House, 60,000 sqft
  • Brigade terraces, 60,000 sqft Bangalore
  • Micro Labs: Corporate office space, 50,000 sqft
  • Info Pro software solutions, Bangalore : 30,000 sqft Phase I, 1,50,000, sqft Phase II
  • L&T Clubhouse, Chennai : 20,000 sqft
  • Shapoorji Pallonji Experience Center : 18,700 sqft
  • Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT), Patiala, 1.7million sqft
  • IIIT, Chennai : 100 Acres, (Second place in the competition)
  • Featherlite manufacturing,-1, 35,000 sqft ,Bangalore
Education
  • B.Arch., Malnad College of Engineering, Mysore University, India, 2000
Giuseppe Morando

Giuseppe Morando

Design Head

Giuseppe lives and breathes design to the hilt. He is constantly striving to raise the bar and pushing the boundaries, ensuring the product is aligned with the design aspiration.

His genuine speculative approach has taken him to explore new paths with clients and manifacturers to design and produce cutting edge products. He is interested in the design process beyond mere aesthetic, driven by both advanced digital and analogic tools.

Giuseppe has worked with Studio Marco Piva-Milan and Zaha Hadid Architects in London and has multiple awards, publications, lectures, exhibitions and citations to his credit. He is the found-er of OSW, a networked research group of architects and designers and Design Head at Urban Frame. His experience includes design at all scales, from masterplan and complex buildings and interiors to product and temporary installations exhibited at various design events, Milan Design Week, Berlin Design Week, Venice Design Week and Minsk Design Week among others. His involvement in academy includes interior design teaching in Milan, lecturing and Jury member at international schools, Tulane Unioversity New Orleans, IAAC Barcelona, SPD Milan, RV college Bangalore and Bangalore School of Interior Design.

Accolades and Awards
  • AAP American Architecture Prize – Interior Design Category
  • USGBC Excellence in Sustainability Award Gold Prize – Project of note
  • ACADIA Conference – Design Agency – Project Selected, Los Angeles, USA
  • Giovanni Gallil Award 2001, by Silent Gliss and Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milan, Architecture category
  • IN/Arch Campania Award – Italy, Health Headquarter, Benevento, Italy
  • Metra Award – Local Health Headquarter, Benevento, Italy
Lectures and Exhibitions
  • Archistardust, architetture emigranti, by oikos and designcontext magazine, Milan, Italy
  • New Generations Festival – Milan, “Collaboration and Network”, Milan, Italy
  • Architects and Job – young architects and their future by Consulta Regionale Lombardia, Milan, Italy
  • Contemporary Young Architecture, professional experiences in Italy and abroad by VAGA, Vicenza, Italy
  • Call for Young Architects Talent, projects by under-40 architects, Bari, Italy
  • AvantGarde Architecture, from research [slow] to construction [fast], Bari, Italy
  • Engineering Complexities, design and control of complex proects, Milan, Italy
  • Minsk Design Week, Design through materials, Minsk, Belarus
  • Lecture IAAC Barcelona
  • Jury member Tulane University Rome Program
  • Jury member JD Institute, Final Thesis
  • Pugliarch Festival, Bari, Italy
  • Lecture BSD, Bangalore School of Design
  • Origini del Futuro, milan design week, Milan – Italy
  • Cirque Ouvert, Pugliarch 2012 – Festival of Architecture, Bari, Italy
  • Cirque Ouvert, Milan Design Week, Milan, Italy
Education
  • M Arch (Architecture), IUAV – University of Architecture of Venice, Italy
  • Post Graduation Master Interior Design, SPD – Polytechnic School of Design, Milan
  • Research course: “Management of Complex Projects”, IUAV – University of Architecture of Venice, Italy
  • Protocollo Itaca Specialist, National framework for identifying and implementing green building design

Group Companies

  • Space Matrix
  • Blink
    6 buildings

    Above 100 Metres
    in height

    1000 + acres

    Of masterplanning
    designs

    10 Projects

    Of sports infrastructure
    designed

    3 Projects

    Of coliving

Client Testimonials