At Abin Design Studio (ADS), we believe architecture is not merely about creation; it is a search. From social aspects to the mechanics of spaces and forms, from the beauty of light and shadow to striking a harmony with nature, it is essentially a continuing process of discovery and cohesion in the world. The journey is what contributes to our growth.
With every project, we feel ourselves becoming more mature. We see a finesse developing and we realise that we still have a long way to go. However, we also notice that we have learnt something at the end of the day. This spirit of learning from everything around us is what keeps our fire burning.
It is our constant endeavour to set free built environment from the prevalent crustacean architecture and infill sustainability through a holistic approach of uniting architecture, interior, landscape, signage and product design.
We try to deliver every design at a very fundamental level. Our aim is to approach every project with a new thought, its own unique design vocabulary. This is important because every project is unique, with its specific location, context, requirements, and of course the end user. It seems easy when one says it out loud, but one has to understand the social aspects, the significance of the materials used, economics of each project, and the users’ response.
We believe architecture is an artistic expression as far as it transcends its purely utilitarian, technical and rational realm and turns into a metaphoric expression of the lived world, human condition and context. Our aim is to provide a ‘soul in the shell’.
Over the past decade, ADS has successfully completed several projects in the realm of design including architecture, landscaping and interior design. Their work encompasses projects of varying scales ranging from institutional and urban projects to private residences and installations.
A conscious effort to explore the ‘unknown’ journey, experimentation with materials and technology, and the engaging of art and culture has been the approach for realising each project from inception to execution.
Abin Design Studio has been featured in the prestigious South Asian cross-border list of 'The 50 Most Influential Names in Architecture and Design’ for 2014, 2015 and 2016.