ABM Architects is a Mumbai based Architecture & Interior Design Firm.

Alfaz Miller co-founded the Firm in 1972, and is the Principal Architect. The firm has evolved with changing times and has a young work force, guided by experienced professionals in the core team.

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 ABMs 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 six-storeyed office building in the heart of the city, which houses multiple teams working collaboratively on several projects.

The skilled and collaborative workforce of 50 in-house architects, designers, 3D visualizers and engineers, is well-supported by competent structural and service consultants. ABM’s in-house MEPF team (Mechanical, Engineering, Plumbing and Firefighting) work closely with the architects and interior designers to deliver comprehensive services to each project.

The office also houses fine artist Brinda Miller's studio, as well the Miller family’s vast personal collection of art. Brinda Miller advises clients on the purchase and commissioning of sculptures, artworks and installations from a vast selection of artists.


ABM's 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


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:

Interior Design
Adaptive Reuse
Graphic Design


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 Architects soon after achieving his Bachelor of Architecture from JJ School of Art in 1972. The firm has grown from a 70-square-foot one-man office to a 7,000-square-foot building at the center of Mumbai. 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 Architects’ 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.

As Alfaz enters his elegant and eclectic workplace in Studio Millernium, Mumbai, it hums with high-octane energy, perfectly in keeping with his approach to every project. One of the firm’s many specialties is residential architecture, and his office mirrors this expertise, with its division into intimate seating and work areas – all designed for an open exchange of ideas, and Alfaz’s collection of art and vintage cars.


Under Miller’s guidance, ABM Architects 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.


Associate Architect & Interior Designer

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 works as an Architect & Interior Designer at ABM Architects, 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.



Aashti is an architectural designer with experience designing and coordinating all phases of design and construction services. She has held key roles and collaborated on numerous large-scale, international mixed-use, corporate and commercial developments.

Aashti received her Bachelor of Architecture from the Cornell University College of Art, Architecture & Planning. She was the recipient of the American Institute of Architects’ Henry Adams Medal which is awarded to the top-ranking graduating student in each architecture program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board.

After graduation she worked at Pickard Chilton Architects (New Haven) as designer for a confidential corporate campus comprising approximately 1.75 million square feet of office and amenity space. Previously, she was a designer for 3500 Blake Street, a 400,000 GSF heavy timber next-generation office building in Denver, Colorado. She is also a designer for 900 New York Avenue, a 12-story trophy office building comprising 615,000 square feet of multi-tenant space.

She continues to consult with Pickard Chilton while working at ABM Architects, specializing in project presentations and graphic layouts.



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.


Subhash Tamhane -Senior Consulting Architect

Subhash Tamhane has a Diploma in Architecture from the Academy of Architecture Mumbai. He is also a Member of the Council of Architecture, based in New Delhi. With a career spanning 49 years, Tamhane has extensive experience of work in the Middle East and far eastern markets. To Tamhane, architectural design means “Art and Engineering fusion with spaces”. His passions include travel and Hindustani light classical music.


Suryaprakash Makharia - Principal Associate

A seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in the field of Architectural, Interior Design Management, Construction, Project Management & Coordination, Mr. Suryaprakash Makharia is an expert in creating comprehensive architectural designs, plans, layouts, working drawings, construction details to ensure execution of projects within timelines and budgeted parameters. He has hands-on experience in preparing interior / exterior design drawings, landscape design / acoustic & illumination packages as well as other constructional details. He is an expert at extracting production performance from his team.


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 Architects 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.


Sanjay Hattangadi - 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.


Sachin Chavan - Senior Interior Designer

Senior Interior Designer Sachin Chavan has a Diploma in Interior Design and has been working at ABM since 2006. At his time at ABM he has been instrumental in handling several projects independently including Rustomjee Elements interior spaces and several Yes Bank projects and across India. He has also worked on the design of Indusind Bank Branches, Taj, Bangalore and other offices and retail spaces.


Sohel Dhamankar - Senior Consulting Interior Designer

Sohel has a Diploma in Interior Design from Saboo Siddique Polytechnic, Mumbai. He been part of ABM since 2005. During his time at the firm he has worked on several key projects like the MIAL T2 B&C Refurbishment, Ceremonial Lounge at the Domestic Airport in Mumbai, the BIAL Ceremonial Lounge, the GVK BIOTECH Corporate Office at Noida and many more. His strength lies in design, detailing and executing projects.

The other key architects, interior designers are:

  • Bhavesh Desai - Architect
  • Ashok Solanki - Project Manager
  • Ms. Rita Khare - Architect


  • Mumbai International Airport
  • Bangalore International Airport
  • Cairn India
  • Dainik Bhaskar Group
  • Marriott Hotels
  • DIVI Laboratories
  • GVK
  • IndusInd Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • TATA Gobal Beverages
  • TATA Realty and Infrastructure
  • Yes Bank
  • Jindal Stainless Ltd.
  • Jindal Saw Ltd.
  • Panama Petrochemicals
  • India Today
  • Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
  • Rustomjee
  • Impetus Technologies
  • Maharastra State Police Housing
  • Welfare Co-operation


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.

  • 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
  • Alfaz Miller is 'Top 100 Most Influential Designers in the Subcontinent' Architectural Digest (AD100) 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 (AD50) in 2016
  • The GVK Lounge designed by ABM Architects 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 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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Dadar (W),
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400 028

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