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Amritha Mahesh

Amritha Mahesh

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

Employment 

NYC Department of City Planning, New York, NY, US, Intern

- Research on Flood Resilience, Graphics and Visualization for Zoning Text Amendments in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy and FEMA 100 year flood zone.
- 'Reinvent Payphones' RFP

Jul 2013 - current
 

VBT Consortium, Bangalore, IN, Trainee Architect

- Assisted Senior architects in developing schematic designs, presentation materials
and working drawings (Floor plans, diagrams, details and renderings)

Jul 2009 - Dec 2009
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Architecture and Urban Design

Global studio | Vienna | Den Bogen Spannen (January 2013 – May 2013)
URBAN GERM CELLS | In der Wiesen
Project: Den Bogen-Spannen (A proposal for the Department of City Planning, Vienna)
An incremental masterplan for ‘In der Wiesen’ and a larger vision for peripheral Vienna

Learning Cities - Smarter Regions Studio | Transact + Interact (August 2012 – December 2013)
A new Campus Model to transform Downtown Brooklyn and Metrotech Center into a hub for Knowledge Exchange and Innovation

The Five Borough Studio | Two Bridges (May 2012 – August 2012)
Redesigning and reintegrating the New York City Housing Authority's Alfred Smith Houses with the surrounding fabric and improving waterfront access in an area flanked by the elevated FDR highway.

May 2012 - May 2013
 

MEASI Academy of Architecture, Chennai, IN, BArch, Architecture

Thesis 2011 | Intermodal Transit Hub (January 2011 – May 2011)

A proposal to redesign Bangalore City Railway Station and the Central Bus Station by
integrating the two Road and Rail Terminals to facilitate Inter-modality, ensure seamless
traffic and maximize ease of use.

Aug 2006 - Jul 2011
 

Awards 

SRME Endowment Award, Award

Gold Medal for Academic Proficiency and Excellence in
Extra-Curricular Activities

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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