DGA Profile

Dipen Gada & Associates, popularly known as DGA, began as a very modest interior design firm. Gradually with time and every project accomplished, DGA evolved from an exclusive interior design firm to a civil and architectural planning firm and attained the position as one of the respectable and admired firms of Baroda.

Since its inception in 1993, DGA has made its presence felt through innovative, minimalistic and timeless designs. The principal designer and founder of the firm, Mr. Dipen Gada holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from M.S University, Vadodara, Gujarat. Initially, he strove for knowledge and exposure which boarded him on a path of self-learning and grasp experience for resources around. Intense travelling, study and seminars helped him create a boutique identity of his practice.

The core team at DGA consists of qualified and driven professionals comprising of Architects, Interior Designers and Engineers who create versatile body of work ranging from architecture, interior, landscape and product design. The firm strives to maintain a balance between aesthetics and functionality in all its designs. There is a constant search of exploring the uncharted and concluding beyond the conventional.

DGA maintains trusting and a close working relationship between the designer and the client for the success and smooth functioning of any undertaken project. Each of the projects is addressed through project teams where our clients and consultants form an active part of the collaborative process towards realizing the potential of the idea. Efficient project coordinators play a pivotal role in smooth and proficient execution of designs.

Our Ethos

“I walk slowly but I never like to go backward, and on the rare occasions that I do, it is for a long jump. I would like to be focused always.”

At DGA, each project is considered a milestone. Primarily, we try to fulfil client’s fundamental tactile and psychological needs on the level of practicality and comfort. The focus of the firm has always been to put the best foot forward and create a space that would be recognized for its innovation, experience and architectural expressions. This is achieved through simple yet bold language of stark minimalism and a stunning amalgamation between architecture, art and design.

DGA aims to leave an influence on the globe through responsive and responsible architecture. The projects are taken up on a very selective basis where the firm is involved right from architectural conceptualization to interior designing. Special emphasis is given to design with respect to climate, contextually solutions, use of design fundamentals and appropriate use of materials. At the end, any design effort should rejoices the essence of being human.

The DGA Environment

DGA offers a right environment for a designer to be their best in any performed design venture. Open discussion on organization’s philosophy, mission and values gets every employee involved in fundamentals of the firm. Regularly retreats and educational endeavours provides motivation for creative ideas and fresher outlook to the design. We also have a routine of hosting regular sessions of presentation of products and visits to vendors. This drives us to apt new products and explore new potential.

Our small size enables us to service our clients closely and gives us the flexibility to adapt to changing scenarios in the design world. We do not believe in the separation or specialization of skills. Each designer in the office works through all phases of a design venture. The process of working on every project involves multiple possibilities on design development which is followed by vigorous decision on technology, climate, relevance on site, material and so on. We have systematic work pattern of DGA that helps the projects to move with its time pace as well as new employee to gel easily. Along with giving a fresh interpretation to the project, there is spirit of DGA that comes into the design.