Madhav Raman

Architect and Urbanist - Anagram Architects

Mr. Madhav Raman is an architect and urbanist. He founded Anagram Architects, an architectural practice in partnership with Vaibhav Dimri. Anagram Architects is internationally recognised as amongst the top emerging practices in the world with a commitment towards delivering deeply contextual designs that encourage sustainable lifestyles.

Over the years the practice has garnered much international acclaim including a nomination for the Aga Khan Award 2010 and inclusion in the Wallpaper* Magazine’s “Architects Directory 2009”. Its work has been premiated at the Architectural Review’s World Emerging Architecture Awards 2007, the Cityscape Architectural Awards 2008, 2010 & 2016, the Wienerberger Brick Awards 2010, the SAIE Bologna 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction2011, Asia Pacific Design Awards 2012, the International Design and Architecture Awards 2013, the Institute of Indian Interior Designers Awards National Winner 2017 and the Indipool India's Best Design Studio Award 2017.

Anagram Architects has also featured in the International Architecture Biennale 2010 in Rotterdam and Biennial of Design (BIO23) 2012 held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. For five years in a row, they have been included in the Architectural Digest's list of the most influential South Asian designers for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Madhav is member of Advisory Board at Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence (CURE), Member of Advisory Board at Sushant School of Art & Architecture (Gurugram), Member of Advisory Board at Pearl Academy (New Delhi), Member of Advisory Board at pucca.in, Member of Area Advisory Board at Amity University (NOIDA) and Visiting Faculty at School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi). He has also served as a Curator at Indian Arch Dialogue (IAD) in 2018.

Keenly involved in academia, Madhav conducts a design studio at the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi where he also guides dissertations, seminars and research papers. He moderates the annual Design X Design roundtable in Delhi which aims at building discourse around Indian design across disciplines. He writes regularly for the Architectural Digest and the Times of India in addition to being published in the “Bahaus” magazine, Architektur Fachmagazin, Designboom and Archdaily.

Madhav Raman