We are inviting eminent studios across the Delhi to host a Talk for group of 8-10 students. Studio will be talking about their selective projects and approach to design. This will provide students an opportunity to have an enriched interaction with the Designers and know their Design Philosophy and process.

Studio Talk Series – 12th Nov, 2016

 

Ravindra Punde

Ravindra Punde

Co-Founder, Design Cell, Mumbai, INDIA

Ravindra is the co-founder of Design Cell and the principal designer for the master planning, urban design and site planning projects. Under his leadership the firm has maintained a strong commitment to environmentally and culturally sensitive design outcomes. Ravindra's skills in urban design, large urban and detailed scales make him a valuable asset to the firm and clients. He has extensive experience in the coordination of project teams and the master planning, design and documentation of large landscape and urban projects. He has successfully led several national and international competitions for Design Cell.

Studio Talk Series – 19th Nov, 2016

Anvita Arora

Anvita Arora

Founding Partner, Morphogenesis, New Delhi, INDIA

Dr. Anvita Arora, is an Architect and Transport Planner and completed her PhD thesis on Socio-Economic Impact Assessment (SEIA) methodology for Urban Transport Projects: Impact of Delhi Metro on the Urban Poor, from the Civil Engineering Department of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2007. Currently, she is the Director and CEO of Innovative Transport Solutions (iTrans), an incubatee company of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. She is also the India Representative of Interface for Cycling Expertise, I-CE, Netherlands. She is the President of the Global Feet and Fiets Foundation, Netherlands and Director of the Institute for Democracy and Sustainability (IDS), Delhi.

Studio Talk Series – 26th Nov, 2016

Manit Rastogi

Manit Rastogi

Founding Partner, Morphogenesis, New Delhi, INDIA

Graduated from the School of Planning and Architecture (New Delhi) and the Architectural Association (London) with Honours (Diploma school) and Distinction (Graduate school) in Energy and Environmental Studies, Manit is the Founder Partner of Morphogenesis, one of India’s leading award-winning Architecture and Urban Design practices based out of New Delhi, India. Morphogenesis has been ranked yet again among the Top 100 Architectural Design Firms worldwide by Building Design Magazine, UK in WA100, 2013. Morphogenesis works with some of the best names in the industry such as Tata Housing, Reliance, Piramal Indiareit, L&T, Punj Lloyd, Ambuja Realty, Mahindra Lifespaces and the Intercontinental Hotel Group to name a few.

Manit is a Fellow of the IIA (Indian Institute of Architects) and the RSA (Royal Society of Arts, UK). Manit has taught at various universities and been a director of the Sushant School of Art and Architecture as well as the Sushant School of Design. He has been a juror on several design and award juries. Manit is a founder member, Association for Development and Research of Sustainable Habitats (ADaRSH). As a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of GRIHA, India’s own Green rating system, and as member, Resource Persons Group on Environment and Ecology- Lt. Governor’s Secretariat, New Delhi, Manit works with urban policymakers to spearhead initiatives with an emphasis on environmental sensibility and social welfare.