Ar. V T Anand and Ar. Neelaksh Mahajan, VBT Consortium

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Principal Architects: V.T. Anand (left) and Neelaksh Mahajan (right)

"Every project deserves nothing less than the best. Design detail of each project is dealt with utmost creative and technical zeal."

VBT Consortium is one of the leading Architectural practices in Bengaluru. Global in its design language and functioning, the firm has evolved from V. B. Thammiah & Associates, founded by the late Mr.V. B. Thammiah in 1956. Focused towards Inclusive Design Dialogue through its professional associations, the firm retains the working principles and ethics instilled by the parent company. The VBTC design studio is dynamic and founded on communicative collaboration. The firm has a multi-disciplinary and culturally diverse work force, adept at handling projects from conceptualization through completion. The firm is led by principal Architects Ar. V T Anand and Ar. Neelaksh Mahajan.

Ar. Anand completed his Bachelor's in Architecture in1976 from U.V.C.E., Bengaluru. With site sensitive designing and detailing skills and a vast experience, Ar. Anand brings in key technical expertise to the firm's varied project portfolio. A keen sportsman and an avid golfer, Ar. Anand is well travelled and has immense international exposure to the diverse architectural styles, ethnicities, and cultures across the globe.

Ar. Neelaksh received his Bachelor's degree in Architecture in 1996 from School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University, Chennai. With innovative design ideas and keen entrepreneur skills, he was instrumental in establishing VBTC as one of the foremost architectural firms with a global presence and multidisciplinary associations in allied design fields as well. Well –travelled and tech savvy, he imparts the freshness and out of the box thinking required for any firm in the creative field.


VBTC's firm philosophy is to provide a stimulating work atmosphere that nurtures creative talent across different dimensions of architectural design and management. With highly competent human resources and advanced manual and digital visualization, VBTC adopts a "Concept based Approach" incorporating Integrated Branding into the design process. The firm emphasizes on the exclusivity of the project, irrespective of the scale or building type.

Integrating Architecture with structural and building services inputs, the firm collaborates closely with leading consultants in allied fields of Architecture and Building Construction. All projects are envisaged in entirety, conceived with Landscape and Interior spatial definition.

Professional associations with international architects of repute for most of the projects has ensured that Architecture is conceptualized, designed, detailed and executed to international standards.