Mahantesh Yalameli (CEO & Principal Architect)

Mahantesh started his architectural career in 2004 after graduating with distinction. Today, with over 10 years of professional experience, he has successfully handled projects worth Rs.450 Crore, covering 1 Million SFT across residential, corporate, retail and high-rise complexes.

He is a registered member of the Council of Architecture, BNI and is also connected with industry veterans with 30+ years in the field. His wealth of knowledge and experience with the local by-laws of Bangalore City immediately give the common man, developers and builders an added advantage.

In his free time, Mahantesh trains with the Jayanagar Jaguars, a group of long distance runners and fitness enthusiasts. His most recent feat was the ‘Life Is Calling’ 10K Marathon.


  • Design Thoughts staff provided that quick attention and an ease to work with that made the project a success not only to the builders and residents, but also to the contractors that participated.

  • Working with Design Thoughts was a pleasure. They balanced the architectural vision and project realities beautifully, with clarity of our priorities. The blend of personal style and understanding led to a beautiful, practical solution.

    - Mr. Subramani,Sanjana Builders

  • Its surely a pride and honor to be a client of ‘DESIGN THOUGHTS’ where Mr. Mahantesh and his team approaches each project with a unique combination of passion and practicality. I would recommend them to my friends and relatives.

    - Mr. Sharath,V Ventures

  • Thank you for all your professional help over a number of ideas and a successful project. I have always appreciated your support, advice and patience in taking the project forward and seeing it to its final conclusion.

    - Mr. Manu,Ittina Developers

  • We have found Mahantesh and his team to be competent, dedicated, experienced professionals. They are expert at developing and advancing strong alternatives while being sensitive to the need to work in a collaborative manner with ownership and the remainder of the project team. Thank you.

  • Mahantesh and his staff of talented architects have been a pleasure to work with. They work collaboratively with other consultants and general contractors to ensure that the vision and all objectives of the project are met.

    - Mr. Sandeep Kumar,TG Developers

  • I have had the opportunity to work with Design Thoughts and have been impressed with their ability to manage teams, careful attention to details, and passion for great design and architecture that lead to successful projects.

    - Mr. Murali,Sai Murali Builders

  • Design Thoughts has been the model architect for us. Their imagination, professional skill, sound practical sense, the ability to listen, great attention to detail, and a genuine flair for dealing with planners and managing builders, are virtues of a good company.