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THE FLORA-ARCADE CONSULTANCY

 

Hi! I am Geetha Gururaj, principal architect of Flora-Arcade Consultancy (FAC) based in Bangalore. I have been a free-lance Architect handling Architectural, Interior Design & Landscape projects for over nine years.

 

My father Mr.Gururaj is the Horticulture/Landscape consultant of FAC, with more than forty years of experience in ornamental horticulture and landscaping.

 

We are one of the eight short listed empanelled Landscape Architects with Bangalore Mahanagar Palikae for the design and development of gardens and parks in and around Bangalore.

 

We are presently consulting Landscape Architects for M/S Karekar and associates, Mallikarjuna architects, Bangalore and a consulting Architect and interiors designer for M/S Murugesan Consultants Bangalore.

 

Listed below are few of the prestigious projects we have accomplished successfully.

 

Landscape projects (inclusive of structural, electrical and plumbing works):

 

q       Presently associated Landscape architectural consultants with an MNC for a proposed Resort at Jog Falls.

q       HAL, Minsk Square Park opposite GPO, Bangalore in 1996 with a project cost of Rs. 6.5 lakhs.

q       JINDAL (JTPCL) garden layout for the housing cluster designed by the renowned Goa based Architect Gerard - Da- Cunha at Thoranagallu Bellary Dist. with a project cost of Rs. 10 lakhs.

q       Design layouts and execution of many projects for NRI`s residence at Jayanagar, Sadashivnagar, Apartments at Malleshwaram.

q       The garden layout for guesthouse at Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Bangalore.

q       Presently working on Sadashivnagar low-lying park, Bangalore.

q       Presently working on KLE School, Bangalore.

q       While working as Project Architect at M/s SRUJAN ARCHITECTS during 1998, was responsible for designing the library block for VIT college campus.

q       As Project Architect at M/s KAREKAR ASSOCIATES, 1999-2000, responsible for designing and executing of the Hostel block for ISI (Indian Statistical Institute), Bangalore.

 

Architecture and Interiors projects[1]:

 

1.      Presently associated as Consulting Architect and Interior designer with HAL Corporate Office, Bangalore for their boardroom interior works which also includes Boardroom integration. The latter integrates the Audio Video and Tele conferencing, addressing systems, Lighting, projector/motorized screen, fire alarm system and AC.

2.      Presently consulting as Architectural, Interior, and Landscape specialists for JINDAL, Bangalore in the design of their prestigious project on INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND CONVENTION CENTRE for 5000 people.

3.      Residential bungalows at Bangalore, Chintamani, for clients at Bangalore, Madras with   a built up area ranging between 1400sq. ft to 4000sq.ft. Our major clients for residential architecture and interior works have been

4.      Mr. Chandak, Finance Director Kemwell Biotec Industries, Bangalore

5.      Mr. H N. Sharath Chandra Ex-Vice President Astra-IDL

6.      Mr.H.T.Prabhu dev, RBI General Manager Madras (civil) Bangalore.

7.      Apartment for Builders like Krishna Murthy constructions @ Kathriguppae Bangalore, of total BUA of about 6000 to 6500sft and cost of the project being around forty lakhs.

8.      Renovation/ Extension of structures with face-lifts on existing elevation and kitchen alteration to facilitate modern day living. Our Interior works involve design and execution by our own sub-contractors for offices and residences.

9.      Apart from this, our 16,000sq. Interior design proposal for Adamya software technologies in Bangalore found overwhelming appreciation but, however the project which is temporarily shelved due to the economic recession that has hit the IT industry.

10.  We have won the Best Designer Award for an exhibition stall measuring 60’x40’ which we also executed on a turnkey basis during ‘Ripples consumer fair’ in OCT. 2001. This stall was used in Goa and Chennai earlier this year, and was much appreciated there too.

11.  We are one of the major contenders for the interior works at HAL Bangalore Complex, Bangalore. The final result is awaited.

12.  Office interiors (Executive cabin) for New India electricals, Bangalore.

 

We handle diverse projects and our expertise in all the three core sectors has lead to the company’s rapid growth in the past couple of years.

 

We promise to offer our best service, and guarantee your satisfaction .We are competent as consultants and on turnkey works in designing and executing projects. If our profile interests you, it will be our privilege to present you with the photographs and records of our company’s accomplishments.

 

Infrastructure:

 

  1. Computerized processes for preparation of detailed working drawings, estimates and thorough documentation.
  2. 3D sketches for Architectural works /Walk-throughs for Interior projects presented on request by clients.
  3. The Team:

 

Ø      The principal architect exemplary at free hand sketching and Autocad Applications.

Ø      A second line Architect

Ø      Computer-literate Draftsmen

Ø      Our regular expert panel of Structural, Electrical/Plumbing Consultants, Civil Engineers for preparation of estimates and to visit sites during execution of projects.

Ø      Rajasthani carpenters for residential interiors and a second team to work on office and Corporate interiors.

Ø      Civil, Electrical/Plumbing contractors and material suppliers.

 

We can furnish photographs of our works on request.



[1] This included detailed Estimates and structural details prepared by our structural and civil engineers.