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VARSHA VASANTHA KUMAR

VARSHA VASANTHA KUMAR

Bangalore City, IN

 

About 

As a designer, I have always been one to focus on the direct interaction between people and architecture and to consciously try and make a connection between the space being designed and the people who will occupy the space.

September 2013- June 2015 - 1 year 9 months, DIRECTOR ARCHITECT, DDIR ARCHITECTURE STUDIO PVT. LTD., Bangalore, India

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

As Director at DDIR, my responsibilities included client meetings and management, office management and accounts, preparation of contract documents, and supervision of design teams.

• Worked on residential as well as commercial projects which included design development, presentation drawings, working drawings and interior detailing.

• Preparation of technical drawings including electrical drawings, flooring pattern, plumbing and sanitary drawings for residential and commercial projects.

• Interior work included design and detailing of kitchen layouts, room layouts, optional designs and material palates as well as furniture design.

• Design and detail drawings of staircases, doors, windows, railings etc.

• 3D Modeling as well as physical models.

• Prepared detailed, sanction & contract drawings and documents for residential & commercial projects.

• Site Visits involving supervision, surveys, measurements and cross-checking on-site progress.

• Interaction & co-ordination with structural consultants, vendors and miscellaneous suppliers.

• Proposal presentations including site analysis for commercial projects.

• Client meeting presentations and all project level discussions & participation.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Proficiency in Autodesk AutoCad, Adobe Photoshop, Google SketchUp, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere Pro and other Media Editing software.

Basic knowledge of 3ds Max and Autodesk Revit.

Adept in drafting, free-hand sketching and rendering.

Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Received “Design Award” for Semester 8 at the Annual Exhibition 2008, R.V. School ofArchitecture, Bangalore, India. (Given annually to the top 5% of students. I was one ofonly 4 students, out of a total of 80 students, who received this award.)

Organizing an Exhibition at INCITE gallery in Bangalore, for all Indian participants of the Guggenheim Helsinki competition. Contacting, co-ordination, and complete curation of works, including setting up of exhibition and conducting the event.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

DDIR Architecture Studio, Bangalore City, IN, Architect

Nov 2011 - Jun 2015
 

Architecture Paradigm, Architectural Intern

This internship was part of the curriculum in the third year of my Bachelors degree. The work description is as follows,

• Worked on residential as well as commercial projects which included design development, presentation drawings, working drawings and interiors
• Technical drawings included electrical drawings, flooring pattern, plumbing and sanitary drawings for residential and commercial projects
• Interior work included design and detailing of kitchen layouts, room layouts, optional designs and material palates as well as furniture design.
• Design and detail drawings of staircases, doors and windows with grille detail.
• 3D Modeling as well as physical models.
• Prepared detailed and sanction drawings for residential projects.
• Site Visits involving surveys, measurements and cross-checking on-site progress along
with co-workers.
• Third-party interaction with structural consultants, vendors and miscellaneous suppliers.
• Proposal presentations including site analysis for commercial projects.

Aug 2008 - Dec 2008
 

Education 

Oxford Brookes University, MArch, Advanced Architectural Design

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011
 

R. V. College of Engineering, BArch, Architecture

Jun 2005 - Jun 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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