About Us

Sthapatya Architects is a Jaipur based architectural consulting firm, established in 1996 by the architects duo and co-founders Sandeep Khandelwal and Ritu Khandelwal. They graduated from the first batch of architecture from MNIT , Jaipur and are members of the IIA, COA, IIID, PHD and PETA. Plunging straight into private practice, right from college times, the creative couple progressed to make a mark in the design fabric of Rajasthan.

They choose to be a medium sized firm with a set of very closely knit team of architects, interior designers, civil engineers, visual artists and landscape designers. Complete thought collaboration with the clients, experimenting with various design vocabularies, using handcrafted elements and a passion for natural stones is a major influence for the design language of the firm. With a modern and progressive methodology using latest technology & tools of design, the work place is a nurturing and informal environment to bring out the best in design inculcating a studio space like culture.


The company undertakes commissions ranging from design and documentation, construction, services, interiors as well as landscape services in the areas of residential, institutional, commercial, industrial, and hospitality sector. The firm has considerable design experience in Day-care, office (General and Healthcare), Industrial, Automotive and residential facilities as well as multiple building site planning. Projects undertaken have been for both new facilities, as well as renovations of existing buildings. Our experience and involvement ranges from the early programming and site selection, through the design and construction phases of projects. Our regional experience with municipal agency approval processes has smoothed the path for many clients. We believe in taking creativity to extremes but on a platform of utility. In this respect we address key aspects of the professions response to change. Commitment to our clients is paramount. It is important for our entire firm to be there for them and to go the extra mile when needed. Thus, we study in depth about clients business needs, considering their requirements, tastes, preferences and budget, hence resulting in highly satisfying outcomes for the agencies and organizations responsible for the projects.

Landscape Design
Interior & Decor
Heritage Conservation