About Us

We are primarily into architecture & interior design consultancy. We take complete responsibility from conception to completion of a building. Our concepts are reinforced with the strong and experienced backing of our engineering design associates.

The principal architect of the firm, Soumya Benne, has a special interest towards contemporary design, which is backed by her academic qualification and global exposure.

The team of architects and engineers at Space Optima has experience in residential, industrial, office and housing projects.




We expertise in utilizing space in an efficient manner. Space Optima is all about Optimization of Space to get an aesthetic yet functional building. We believe that the greenery lets a building breathe, therefore we give special emphasis on visual access to the greenery in the most compact building too.

The client is the person who guides our design process. We take their inputs and mould it with our expertise and technical knowledge to get the best of what the client wants.

Every project is designed keeping elements like climatic conditions, building material, local bye-laws, budget, technology and neighborhood in mind.

Space Optima aims at giving every project a unique identity to the client's satisfaction.




Soumya Benne - B. Arch, M.Arch (Tokyo University)
Principal Architect

Soumya has graduated from Bangalore University and has worked with Architects Gayatri & Namith Associates and Maya Praxis for 2 years before she left for Japan for pursuing Masters in Architectural Design from University of Tokyo, with a thesis on Design of Compact Houses.

The thesis was research based and done with Indian houses as background. During the years in Japan, Soumya worked in the renowned Japanese design firm Nihon Sekkei.

Travelling across the globe - Japan, China, Singapore, US and Continental Europe has reinforced her interest in Contemporary Architecture.

With more than 5 years of Experience, global exposure and academic backing, Soumya prefers every design to be detailed to the last extent. She is a Registered Architect with Council of Architecture, BBMP, Bangalore and is also well versed in Japanese.

Ramesha B. R. - B.E., M.E. (Structure)

With more than 40 years of experience in hard core structural design, the variety of projects he has worked on includes Multi-storied commercial complexes, hospitals, schools, institutions, theatres, hydel projects. high rise apartments and residences.

With a passion towards structural design, he designs them as a piece of art, which reinforces the architectural appeal of the building.

Girish B.R. - B.E. (Electrical)

For over 35 years, Girish is engaged in providing electrical consultancy to various projects related to theatres, hospitals, shopping complex, high rise apartment, office buildings, institutions and bungalows.

He also designs the data and networking layouts for office interior and is well acquainted with the latest in electrical fittings and design methods.

Lalita Keshav - B.Arch (VTU)

She is well experienced in residential, commercial and interior projects. With a passion for Interior Designing, she has a special eye for detailing.

She has a good practical knowledge and can easily manage any issue in the construction sites.

Jayanthi B. - D.Arch

With more than 6 years of experience in architectural drafting, she is well versed with Auto Cad and 2D rendering with PhotoShop. Her experience has made her a designer with a practical acumen on site experience.

Shruthi Hegde - B.E. (Electrical) (VTU)

Her experience includes designing electrical lighting layouts, SLD's, DB schematics, Electrical BOQ, Lab furniture / FH layouts, Gas and Liquid Distribution, Ventilation for R&D facilities etc.

She has strong problem solving & technical skills, coupled with confident decision making ability - enabling her to find effective solutions.