COVID-19 has put special responsibility on the shoulders of architects and urban planners. But that has not deterred the people to enter the field and start their own practice. That’s a good sign.
Ar. Deepak Theroor has started his own practice Thoughtscape Associates where he is the Principal Architect. The practice which will provide services in art, architecture, interior design and landscape, is located at Kannur in Kerala. Deepak has done B Arch from School of Planning & Architecture Vijaywada and M Arch in landscape architecture from School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal. Deepak is also Assistant Professor at Eranad Knowledge City College of Architecture.
Ar. Kalyani Daudkar has been appointed as Senior Architect at Amethyst Amber. Kalyani is skilled in AutoCAD, Negotiation, Site Planning, Strategic Planning, and SketchUp. She has done her Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) from IDEAS-Institute of Design Education & Architecture Studies, Nagpur.
Ar. Megha Taneja is now BIM Architect at Meinhardt Group, Qatar. Earlier she was Project Architect at Blue Star Ltd, Doha. Megha is also Country Representative at AIA ME Qatar. Megha is a Bachelor in Architecture from MBS School of Planning and Architecture.
Ar. Nupur Jain, an architect and urban planner, has quit M3M India Pvt ltd to start her own practice in Gurgaon. Having worked both in public and private sector, Nupur has more than 11 years of experience in the areas of Strategy, Architecture & Urban Planning. Nupur has done her B. Arch from M.B.M Engineering College, Jodhpur and M. Plan in Urban Planning from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.
Ar. Rajiv Batra IGBC AP is now Director at iVIA Studio. Rajiv has more than 25 years experience in the industry with special skills in Concept Development, Cost Modelling, Budget, Standardization, Master Planning, Glocalization of Content, Design Management, Sustainable Development, Risk Assessment, Vendor Development & Project Management in Healthcare, Hospitality, Multi Use Commercial, Housing & Retail Projects. Rajiv is a B Arch from Chandigarh College of Architecture.