Architectonica is a Design firm concerning itself with all aspects of Architecture ranging from Design, to Restoration, Landscape, Interior design, Painting, Furniture or any kind of accessory design and development related to a BUILDING. Vitruvius described Architecture as ‘Mother of all arts’ and it is with this view that Architectonica was established- to provide a multi-disciplinary arts platform encouraging a harmonious amalgamation.
The aim of “Architectonica” is to create for the future by keeping an eye over the past- to learn from it- using the present set of tools and technology. Poonam Jolly was born in Jullundur, India in 1965. After graduating from Centre of Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad in 1990, she began her architectural explorations throughout India. Her journey took her working in the Rajasthan Desert on conservation of Ahichhatragarh Fort at Nagaur, a Paul Getty funded project which eventually won the UNESCO Award for excellence in Architecture in 2002, in the Himalayan terrain of Sikkim on an art gallery and a Bus station for Gangtok with Architect Kailash Pradhan, to Calcutta with Designer Gautam Mukerjee on restoration of Tagore House, a 1920 property in Ballygunge, to Delhi where she worked on various residences and Offices and finally to Ahmedabad, where her experimentations with Architecture are put in executable form. She is a visiting faculty at Anant National University, Ahmedabad.
She is the founder of Architectonica since its inception in 2001. The company undertakes Consultancy as well as turnkey projects all over India. Architectonica undertakes works which are challenging; from residences, to offices and workplaces, to retail, institutions, public infrastructure, cultural buildings, detailing and designing products for building.