About A + V

To provide great design solutions which add value to every project we touch.

Architecture plus Value : that is our motto – to provide great design solutions which add value to every project we touch. We are an award-winning Design Firm of high quality design repute. What defines us is our commitment to the idea of adding value through sensible design. We are a young multi-disciplinary team of designers with expertise in a range of services from Architecture, Master-Planning, Urban Design and Interior Design.

Our design principles are firmly grounded in the needs of today’s reality and we believe in creating innovative solutions which apply appropriate technology, respond to the context, are climatically sensible, environmentally responsible and adapted to today’s life-style. In a short-while we have established a reputation among our clients for delivering innovative value addition to their projects. We exercise great care on adherence to the time-frame and budget of the project and take pride in our professionalism and also expect the same from our clients. We believe in a Research-based Design Process and go the extra mile to acquire a deep understanding about the context and requirements of a project. We also appreciate the collaborative nature of design and consider it crucial to incorporate the varying requirements of the clients, consultants, contractors and other associated personnel involved in the project. On the whole we believe in creating a holistic environment which celebrates life.

The firm has experience handling projects of varying typologies like Residential Housing, Private Residences, Commercial, Institutional, Hospitality, Heritage Conservation and Architectural Research. We are currently handling more than 1.5-million square feet of projects in Chennai, Bangalore and other places, many of which have received recognition in National and International Platforms.

our team


Principal Architect / Founder

Value-Addition through Sensible Design defines Vigneswar’s Work-Ethic. A+V was founded with this Motto. Vigneswar graduated his Bachelors in Architecture from C.E.P.T University, Ahmedabad and his Masters (MSc-Exchange) at T.U. Delft, The Netherlands. His work has been recognised by the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA Awards for Excellence 2016) and also published in various leading Forums like The Hindu, Kurula Varkey Design Forum and SAHC International Conference (Mexico).

Before starting A+V, he has had extensive professional experience handling a wide variety of projects in multiple firms. He also extended his learning through travels and work-shops inside India and abroad in Europe and Mexico.Besides his Practice he has also served as a Visiting Faculty at some of the Top Architecture Colleges in Chennai, namely, The School of Architecture and Planning (SAP), Anna University, Guindy and MEASI Academy of Architecture.


Principal Interior Designer

An Engineer by education, Swathi found her true calling in Interior designing. Designing a beautiful home is an art and executing that design is a science. Swathi began her Career as a Programmer at TCS after completing her B.E from Sastra University. Her passion towards good design and taste for finer things in life led her to complete her Degree in Interior Design from Annamalai University.

Her approach has always been ‘People-First’ which makes her good at anticipating people’s needs and patiently incorporating all their requirements. Her designs have a humane quality to them which gives her an edge in designing Home and Office Interiors.

Nila Vardhani

Project Architect

Meenakshi Aranganathan

Senior Architect

Haritha Baskaran

Senior Architect

Ganesh AP

Junior Architect

Nivedita Ramachandran

Junior Architect

Rajesh Ramesh

Junior Architect

Swathi Selvendran

Junior Architect


Junior Architect

A + V studio

We are GOOD at WORK and FUN to WORK with!!

Our Studio is a PLACE for IDEAS, FUN and GOOD DESIGN.

We are a bunch of talented, committed and passionate professionals who work as
together as a tight knit team.


Some of our Repeat Clients who stand by A+V