our team

akshay anita arun madane | partner

akshay is the founding member of the organization, he spearheaded the firm since 2008 from a garage in mumbai to its current status to form ‘madane design workshop’ practice.

he is a hospitality major from IIHM kolkata and worked for taj hotels, mumbai – he developed an inclination to have a business of his own in hospitality & interior industry. looking at the potential in finance & marketing industry, he ventured in banking industry and took an experience in Standard Chartered & ICICI bank. with this diverse and intensive experience, he master minded his start-up of Interior contracting venture. to streamline his venture he gained expertise in interior designing & execution, while working with ‘18 digrees architects’.

he partnered with rasika madane to develop a design-build interior firm, where they have executed more than 50+ design-build commercial, residential and retail projects ranging from 500sq.ft. to 20,000+ sq.ft.

ar. rasika hrishikesh madane | partner

Rasika, a born enthusiast, an explorer, a passionate artist and dancer, is a founding partner. She graduated with honors from university of Pune, a Gold medalist from President of India for exemplary design for a design completion – thus her design philosophy persists as a diverse approach to all projects.

Before founding ‘madane design workshop’, she interned with Architect Hafeez Contractor in mumbai. she was then a project architect at D.P. Architects, India – a Singapore based firm, where she gained extensive experience in design and implementation of diverse projects from high-rise to shopping malls. some of the exciting projects she was involved in were Spring Mills Towers (Mumbai), GCorp mall (Pune), ISTA Hotel (Pune), Technopolis IT Park (Kolkata), Pullman & Novotel Hotel (New Delhi), and the IIT Campus (Hyderabad).

Along with Ar. Nafisa Kazi, she designed and implemented creative projects for the Malakapur City – a Women Welfare center, the Vithaldeo Library, the Village School and the design for competition of Assembly building for the city. she has a few projects under construction for Pradhikaran Municipal corporation, Pune – the Children’s Play area park, the City Market place, and the cultural museum, pradikaran.

ar. hrishikesh anita arun madane | partner

hrishikesh studied architecture in university of pune, india and completed his masters in highrise & longspan design from Illinois institute of technology, Chicago, where he gained exposure to a diverse architectural culture, technology & practices.

he interned and worked with renowned and award winning firm ‘adrian smith & gordon gill architecture’. he was involved and worked on the designs of large projects in Chicago, India and UAE – which gave him extensive experience in designing and managing energy efficient and sustainable high-rise and large scale projects. he was also managing the business development for the firm in mumbai.
while with AS+GG, he was involved in the designing of some very creative, high performance sustainable architecture – Elphinstone Mills tower, Mumbai, Jupiter Mills tower, Mumbai, Mansion tower, Dubai, Park Gate Towers, Dubai, Burj Khalifa gate Houses, Dubai, Franklin Point project, Dubai and Dharavi Redevelopment Project, Mumbai.

before madane design workshop, hrishikesh was an associate at Sandeep Shikre & Associate in their mumbai office. some of the most exciting of the projects in which he was involved were the Kohinoor Square Towers, Mumbai, (the tallest mixed use building in India), Piramal Aranya twin towers, mumbai, courtyard Marriott Hotel, Hyderabad, Sunteck Realty Head Office, mumbai, and Maninfra Aradhya Signature Towers, Mumbai.

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