Interior Architect Shera Bano Merchant, director of 1 Square Designs set up this firm with a vision to be a firm that will be known for its “Imaginative Designs, Unrivalled Expertise and Intense Involvement “ Ever since she and her team have been driven to produce work that is as innovative as it is practical, while also ensuring that it is relevant to social, economic, environmental and aesthetic issues of each project.

A vivacious and discerning personality of refined tastes with a passion for creating elegant designs Shera believes strongly about designs being purposeful and joyful and as spaces that inspires its users. Stylish, Classy, and Opulent Designs combined with excellence in execution is her forte adding a different zing to her projects. Her journey hallmarked with rigour and design has evolved through a variety of typologies and scale of projects ranging from rehabilitation of earthquake victims, low-cost housing, corporate offices, institutions, community mosques to single premium residences.

Innovative design practice that engages in bold experimentation, coupled with strong decision making and a variety responding to different client psyches exemplifies her joie de vivre in her successful career spanning over 25 years.

Living a holistic and sustainable lifestyle, a deep researcher and reader, a fanatic detailer and a lover of art in public and private domains are what drives Shera to touch people’s SOUL with her craft and lead ahead.

Being conscience of the built and unbuilt environment is paramount for this winner of a national award for Excellence in Real Estate and Infrastructure (Woman Super Achiever in Real Estate Category).









1 Square Designs was started in 1995 to bring a whiff of fresh air into the architectural design domain. The firm has since executed a string of major commercial, institutional, hospitality, healthcare & residential projects as well as interior design and execution projects of all sizes. It is now able to offer total solutions from design to turnkey executions. Over the years, under Director’s stewardship, the company has matured with a strong team, proven competencies, and a solid reputation.

To be at the leading edge of architecture and design harmonizing superlative aesthetics, functionality, and sustainability to help create a better world.

To be the architects of choice based on our abilities to translate into physical manifestation the articulated and unarticulated aspirations of our clients while staying environmentally responsible.

We are into Design Consultancy of Architectural and Interior Design Services that redefine the lifestyles and living environments of our clients,
by creating designs that touch the “S.O.U.L.” ie. Design that are-


We take up architecture, interior designing, and re-modeling of your Homes, Offices, Malls, Schools and College campuses, Hospitals, and Hotels, Warehouses, Celebration Halls, Club Houses and Resorts, Restaurants, Salons, Retail Showrooms, Boutiques, etc.

We also provide Turnkey Interior solutions for our clients.



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