Design plus founded in 2005 and based in Kozhikode is an architectural firm with project spanning all over Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Over the past one decade the practice’s key trademark is its ability to reinvent institutional typologies and integrate the public realm into civic building. The uniquely diverse work the firm has completed residential complexes, commercial, hotels, institutional, hospitals and interiors. Project range in scale from residential to super specialty hospital. The firm has also completed several project involving the restoration and expansion of buildings of significant historical and architectural value. The practices atelier design intelligence coupled with the capabilities of a large, multi disciplinary firm produces appropriate, creative responses to program requirements. We consider design an integrated field in which programming, function, implementation, engineering, economic feasibility and cultural impact are not independent concerns or disciplines but elements which should be equally evaluated and addressed. This approach requires versatility, expertise, and above all a programmatic overview that expands the need for creativity rather than limits it.