Experienced Principal Architect with a start up in Artificial Intelligence (AI), HFE CONSULTANT for Control Rooms, Conducting Workshops, Architecture, and Leadership. Strong arts and design professional with a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) focused in Control Room and hospitality space designer from PiCA, University of Mumbai.
Ruchira has completed her bachelor's in Architecture from Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur in 2009, thereafter did masters in Theory & Design from the Centre for Environmental Planning & Technology, Ahmedabad. Her passion is working towards bringing design-led intervention in all aspects of the public domain. Professionally, she has worked towards designing institutes, public parks, residences etc. She also, actively has been teaching architecture along with professional practice. She believes design thinking is an iterative & creative process and can be extended to our educational values.
Mayuri completed her bachelors of architecture from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur and then pursued Masters of Urban Design and Development from University of New South Wales, Sydney. She then worked as a graduate architect and urban designer with AE Design partnership in Sydney. The projects ranged from Development Approvals for large scale mixed use and residential schemes to planning proposal to landscape and urban design. Her design research focuses on how the traditional approach to the study of a city has now been challenged due to the transformation of contemporary cities in many new and different directions posing a question of ‘What is the new image of a city’?
Priyanka is an Indian architect based in Udaipur, where she leads the design firm Priyanka Arjun and Associates (PAA). She graduated in 2006 from ASA, Jaipur and established PAA in 2013 after working around the world. Her work embodies creation of spatial experiences with material exploration, nature, rhythm and light. At PAA we are currently working on hotels, apartments, high-end residential projects and restaurants. We specialize in stone and lime construction. Sustainability is our passion. The completed projects include 100-key resorts, boutique resorts and hotels, 300-apartment residential complex, mixed-use multi-storey buildings, homes, hospitals and restaurants. There are several awards and publications earned by PAA.
Ar. Divya Sharma, earned her Bachelor’s in Architecture from APIED, Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Anand in the year 2009 and Master’s in Landscape Architecture from CEPT University, Ahmedabad with honours in the year 2013. She started practicing architecture in the year 2009 by working with Aakar Design Consultants in Delhi/NCR followed by joining Shantanu Sharma Associates at Udaipur in the year 2010. After majoring in Landscape Architecture, her keen interests have developed in planting design and gardening. In 2013, she started an exclusive Landscape Architecture firm by the name “Green Ribbon Landscapes” in Udaipur. Her project profile includes residences, farmhouses, hospital, hotel, resorts, restaurants and city level landscape design projects. She is also currently associated with the EPTISA - PMC for Udaipur Smart City ltd (USCL) as a Landscape Expert for the project.
Born and raised in a city in Rajasthan – the city of lakes, Udaipur. Building forms, Colors, materials and textures always fascinated her thus she decided to pursue architecture as a profession. She loves to explore new places and travelling. Pragati completed her bachelors of architecture from Aayojan school of architecture, Jaipur in the year 2017 and then practised under renowned designer in the city of lakes, Udaipur for 3 years. She has worked for architecture and interior designing for several high end residential and hospitality projects with the firm. She has also worked as a freelance Architect simultaneously for the interiors and architectural designing for various residential projects. She believes the overall design and interiors of a space can affect the lifestyle of a person and keeping this in mind she designs all the spaces to be as comfortable yet elegant they can be.
Amit completed Master of Architecture in Energy and Environmental Studies from University of Glasgow, United Kingdom and Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Pillai’s College of Architecture, Mumbai University, Mumbai, Maharashtra. He also did a diploma in Acting from Anupam Kher Acting School 'Actor Prepares', Mumbai. Conservation Project: 2005 Documentation of Krishna Temple, a World Heritage Site at Hampi (Karnataka), India. Co-Author of Einstein's Tongue (Book): This work of word-art intends to act as inspiration to all those who intend to commit new mistakes rather than repeating the same ones. The stories compiled are real life experiences.
Akhilesh Tank is an architect and urban enthusiast, who has been practicing urban design since 2019. A graduate in architecture and a post graduate urban designer from SPA, Bhopal. He has an extensive 2 years’ experience as an Architect and presentation manager in Ahmedabad and lately he has been involved with Urban 95 project in association with ICLEI south Asia local govt. for sustainability in Udaipur, Rajasthan. He has been working closely with Udaipur municipal corporation as an implementation partner. Apart from work life, he is an ardent explorer and has travelled more than 30 cities in past 2 years to understand the cultural lifestyles of the places.
Harshit completed his bachelors of architecture from Buddha Institute of Architecture and Town Planning, Udaipur. He did his final year dissertation and thesis on the upcoming new transportation technology, Hyperloop. He is currently working with his professors in Udaipur. The projects range from small scale residential developments to large scale hospitality projects. His interests lie in upcoming technological advancements in the industry and unique construction methods and keeps himself updated with the same.
The ASAP academic foundation along with the architects and members of IIA Udaipur Sub-centre are hosting the first Udaipur Architecture Festival.