ABOUT US

ABM (formerly ABM Architects) is a Mumbai based Architecture & Interior Design Firm.
Alfaz Miller established ABM Architects soon after achieving his Bachelor of Architecture from J.J. School of Architecture in 1972; his daughter Aahana Miller now manages the practice.

ABM's wide experience spans major institutional and corporate projects, private buildings, offices, airports, hotels, health, residential spaces, heritage and conservation work. The firm enjoys a reputation for architecture and design solutions that are varied, comprehensive, and most importantly, client-focused. Every ABM creation aims to integrate a timeless aesthetic with functional design, an objective that has been at the core of the firm’s culture since its inception.

ABM’s design excellence has been acclaimed by the many awards and citations it has received. Client satisfaction has always been the firm's principle objective - its success measured by the fact that 80% of ABM’s projects originate from loyal clients.

It has consciously chosen to remain a boutique design firm undertaking selected projects at a time. This helps the firm stay focused on the work at hand, paying attention to detail and be accessible to the client at all times. The firm evaluates wide-ranging ideas from the client, the project team and the consultants. This is made possible by ABM’s highly-efficient infrastructure within its own office space at Prabhadevi in the heart of the city, which houses multiple teams working collaboratively on several projects.

The firm has evolved with changing times and has a young work force, guided by experienced professionals in the core team. The skilled and collaborative workforce of 25 in-house architects, designers, 3D visualizers and engineers, is well-supported by competent structural and service consultants. ABM collaborates with skilled MEPF engineers (Mechanical, Engineering, Plumbing and Firefighting) who work closely with the architects and interior designers to deliver comprehensive services to each project.

WORK PHILOSOPHY

ABM approach to design involves four basic steps:

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    Understanding the requirements of the clients

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    Detailed development of the design

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    Integration of design with engineering principles

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    Project supervision and efficient execution

SERVICES

We understand that every job is unique in size, budget and constraints, and thus requires an individual approach. This knowledge is embedded in the firm's creative ability and technical expertise, from the concept to the construction stages of each project.

We provide the following services:

Architecture
Interior Design
Planning
Conservation
Adaptive Reuse
Graphic Design

ALFAZ MILLER

Principal Architect

Architecture, to Alfaz Miller, has always represented a satisfying amalgamation of his various interests: he loved to sketch; was interested in science and math. Alfaz Miller established ABM soon after achieving his Bachelor of Architecture from JJ School of Art in 1972. Miller’s proficient design skills, grounded ethics, and sharp business acumen, continue to define his self-sufficient firm - which possesses all capabilities required for transforming ideas on paper, into brick-and-mortar realities.

Miller’s success story was triggered by the restoration of the interior architecture of ANZ Grindlay’s Fort office in Mumbai (1989), overcoming the challenges posed by a design intervention in a functional workspace. The project cemented ABM’ reputation for creating solution-driven design programs, and prioritizing quality of work, timelessness. Above everything, the project laid a foundation for a long-lasting client relationship, which ABM prides itself on maintaining.

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Under Miller’s guidance, ABM has successfully delivered several projects across all scales and buildings typologies: banks, office buildings, airport lounges, residential complexes and villas, each responding to the unique programmatic constraints and the client’s exact needs.

From small projects which are composed with careful artistry to a highly specialized vocabulary of interior design to medium and large architectural projects for individuals, corporations, and institutions; Alfaz is comfortable working on both ends of the design spectrum.

As principal architect of an award-winning firm, Alfaz Miller himself is the recipient of several accolades and awards. He is driven by the constant desire to leave a mark on the architectural skyline; and his achievements are a constant reminder that design is still his true calling.

AAHANA MILLER

Principal Architect

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Aahana recently her Master of Architecture at The University of Pennsylvania (PennDesign) with a Minor in Historic Preservation. This complemented her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture from Rhode Island School of Design, which focused on adaptive re-use.

At PennDesign she was the Director for Penn Student Design, liaising with graphic designers to produce creative materials for various marketing projects. She was also the Chair of PennDesign’s Women in Architecture group, an organization that aims to increase the incidence and visibility of women in the architectural profession.

She strives to incorporate a unique amalgam of her Indian roots as well as her contemporary education into her design style, aiming to synergize an eastern cultural ethos with modern living.

Currently, she is the Principal Architect of ABM, designing a wide range of commercial, and residential projects. With her experience in Fine Arts and Graphic Design, Aahana brings some freshness to the style ABM has been known for. She not only assists with the day to day workings of the office, she has also been key in bringing new technologies and software to the firm.

THE TEAM

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Gopal Mangalvedhekar - Senior Consulting Architect


Gopal Mangalvedhekar has been associated with ABM since 1987, working on architectural and interior design projects. He has had opportunities to work on some landmark overseas projects, being employed by consultants of international repute. Mangalvedhekar has worked abroad for over 20 years - mainly in the Arabian Gulf region as well as in Mauritius, north Africa and eastern Europe. He was given the status of 'First Class Architect' by the Government of Qatar.

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Yogesh Kachole - Senior Consulting Interior Designer


Interior design appeals to Yogesh Kachole because it allows to “mould a variety of projects and establish a classic flavour as per the client’s mind set”. Kachole has been associated with ABM as an associate interior designer since 2004. He has worked on key projects such as ABN Amro Bank Branch design, the CEAT Tyres conceptual showroom, EMCO and private residences in Dubai. Kachole is a graduate in design from Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai.

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Sanjay Hattangadi - Consulting Head of IT and 3D Visualization


Sanjay Hattangadi believes in a deep passion for Architecture and Design and that there is nothing impossible for the virtual representation of any kind of project, at any scale. He works closely with the architecture and interior design teams to produce 3D architectural renders, animations and audio visuals. He is self-motivated and responsible and has a positive attitude and an inspiring work ethic. He is able to quickly adapt to using new programs and integrating them into a project workflow.

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Ashok Solanki - Senior Project Manager


Ashok is a determined and detail-oriented professional with proven success in leading the conceptualization and implementation of diverse interior designing projects. He is competent in interior renovation and development as well as feasibility study and cost estimation. Ashok is familiar with contemporary trends in interior designing. He has demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with co-workers and clients. He is able to produce positive results independently, extremely self-motivated, loyal and highly adaptable.

The other key architects,interior designers and consultants are:


CLIENTS


AWARDS

Our commitment and dedication to outstanding design has been rewarded and is reflected in a steadily growing list of prestigious design awards. We are proud of special recognition from our peers for our our accomplishments.

  • Architectural Digest AD 100+ List 2022
  • Architectural Digest AD 100+ List 2021
  • Architectural Digest AD 100 List 2020
  • ID Honours 2020 Rustomjee Elements Show Flat among the Top 20 Interior Projects
  • ID Honours 2020 Bungalow in Landour among the Top 10 Holiday Homes
  • Architectural Digest AD 100 List 2019
  • Alfaz Miller is 'Top 100 Most Influential Designers in the Subcontinent' Architectural Digest (AD 100) in 2018 and 2019
  • Architect and Interiors HOT 100 awarded to Alfaz Miller in 2017 and 2018
  • Good Homes Lifetime Achievement Award to Principal Architect Alfaz Miller 2016
  • Society Interiors Award "Excellence In Architecture" to Alfaz Miller 2016
  • Alfaz Miller is 'Top 50 Most Influential Names in Architecture & Design' Architectural Digest (AD 50) in 2016
  • The GVK Lounge designed by ABM wins at the World Travel Awards as the World's Leading Airport Lounge
  • The GVK lounge is chosen as Asia's Leading Lounge at the World Travel Awards
  • Architectural Digest Award for the top 50 Architecture Firms in India 2015
  • Award received from Construction Source India for Best Interior Design Excellence & Architecture Innovation.
  • Award of Appreciation by Bangalore International Airport for the New VVIP Terminal Bldg. at Bangalore International Airport
  • Award for Outstanding Dedication to SIFE India - Competition 2011
  • Architect and Interiors India 2010 - Award for the Architecture in the Mixed Used category for the Corporate Aviation Terminal, Mumbai
  • Economic Times ACETECH Award 2007
  • IIID — MK Design Award 2007 - YES BANK head office, Mumbai
  • IIID — MK Design Award 2007 for Social Relevance - ART MUSINGS Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • Society Interiors Award 2005 - Contribution towards Interior Architecture
  • IIID — MK Design Award 1999 for commercial spaces - TIME AVENUE Showroom, Mumbai
  • IIID — MK Design Award 1999 - RABO RANK Head Office, Mumbai
  • JIIA Design Award 1998 residential architecture - KESAR ENTERPRISE, Boisar
  • IIID Design Award 1998 for office interior - ABN AMRO BANK, Pune to Architect Alfaz Miller's
  • IIID Design Award 1996 honorable mention : public place interiors - 'OVEN FRESH' (retail outlet)
  • IIID Design Award 1990 for best office interior - ANZ GRINDLAYS BANK, Mumbai

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Kashinath Dhuru Marg
Near Siddhivinayak Mandir
Prabhadevi
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India

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