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rooshad shroff

rooshad shroff

Cambridge, MA, US

 

About 

§   Exhibited  studio project “Probe- Castellana” at the Shanghai Expo 2010, Spain Pavilion, for the Chamartin development.  

§   Nominated by Harvard University- Graduate School of Design, to exhibit studio project “Verticalspaces” at the Venice Biennial 2010 Exhibition.

§   Nominated by Cornell University to exhibit graduating thesis at the Architecture Biennial Beijing 2006 (ABB2006). The exhibition was part of the larger exhibition, “Emerging Talents, Emerging Technologies’ Curated by Neil Leach.

§   Exhibited fourth year studio project “Tessellations” at the Architecture Biennial Beijing 2006 (ABB2006). One of five projects selected to represent Prof. Ciro Najle at the Biennial. Curated by Alisa Andrasek.

§   Recipient of the Michael Rapuano Memorial Award for ‘Distinction in Design’ awarded to a single student graduating with either an undergraduate or graduate degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Painting, Sculpture or Planning from Cornell University.

§   Recipient of a $2600 grant from the ‘Cornell Council for the Arts’ to pursue individual research -exploring the potentials of synthetic fabrics that retain memory when heated.

§   School of Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University: Dean’s List (all semesters)

§   Winner, Architecture Poster Design Competition, School of AAP, Cornell University, NY.

§   Winner, Most Creative Design: Façade Design Competition; AIA Southern New York Chapter and the Ithaca Downtown Partnership

§   The Edward Palmer York Memorial Prize; awarded for outstanding performance in design.

§   Card Design Competition, School of AAP, Cornell University, NY: First Runner-up




§   Associate of the Indian Institute of Architects   Reg. No. A 15979

§   Associate of the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID)   Reg. No. ALM 2618

Registered Architect (Council of Architecture_ India)   Reg. No: CA/2006/39101



Employment 

Zaha Hadid Architects, architectural assistant

- The Dubai Opera House, Dubai
-Schematic design phase, worked on the music conservatory which comprised of a recital theatre, black box as well as facilities for 400 students.
- Dorabanti Tower, Bucharest
-Schematic Design for a 250 m tower for hotel/commercial/residential facilities. Was involved with creating options for the tower as well as technical drawing set for the schematic phase.
- Personal Client Villa, Austria.
-Design Development stage- produced set of technical drawings for the villa as well as for planning.
- Zoerkler Tower,Vienna, Austria.
- Schematic Design for a 200 m tower for hotel/residential facilities. Developed a set of technical drawings for the schematic phase.

Jan 2008 - May 2009
 

Office for Metropolitan Architects/ Ramus Ella Architects, Junior architect

 Ramus Ella Architects_ RE X, NYC, NY/ Office for Metropolitan Architecture OMA_NY
Intern (June to Dec’06) / Junior Architect (Jan- March ’07)
- The Walter and Leonore Annenburg Center for Information Science and Technology in Pasadena, California
-Explored details in model, rendering and autocad format during the Design Development phase
-Designed various options and executed 1:1 mock ups of the soft enclosure (acoustical curtains for classrooms)
- The Dee and Charles Wyly Performing Arts Center in Dallas, Texas
-Designed the curtain for the stage of the theatre
-material exploration for the interior layouts during the construction document phase
- The Forward building project in New York, New York
-Developed the concept and schematic design for the apartment
- The Bienal de Architectura in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
-conceptualisation of the exhibit as well as construction of a large plexi glass model
- The Governors Island Open Space Competition, New York, New York
-initial research phase producing diagrams for existing as well as proposed concepts
- The Museum Plaza project in Louisville, Kentucky

Jun 2006 - Mar 2007
 

Education 

Harvard University, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2009 - current
 

Cornell University, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2002 - May 2006
 

Awards 

Shanghai Expo 2010, Nomination

 Exhibited studio project “Probe- Castellana” at the Shanghai Expo 2010, Spain Pavilion, for the Chamartin development.

2010
 

Venice Biennial 2010 Exhibition., Nomination

 Nominated by Harvard University- Graduate School of Design, to exhibit studio project “Verticalspaces” at the Venice Biennial 2010 Exhibition.

2010
 

Michael Rapuano Memorial Award for ‘Distinction in Design’, Award

 Recipient of the Michael Rapuano Memorial Award for ‘Distinction in Design’ awarded to a single student graduating with either an undergraduate or graduate degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Painting, Sculpture or Planning from Cornell University.

2006
 

Architecture Biennial Beijing 2006 (ABB2006)., Nomination

 Nominated by Cornell University to exhibit graduating thesis at the Architecture Biennial Beijing 2006 (ABB2006). The exhibition was part of the larger exhibition, “Emerging Talents, Emerging Technologies’ Curated by Neil Leach.

2006
 

Most Creative Design, Award

 Winner, Most Creative Design: Façade Design Competition; AIA Southern New York Chapter and the Ithaca Downtown Partnership

2002
 

The Edward Palmer York Memorial Prize, Award

 The Edward Palmer York Memorial Prize; awarded for outstanding performance in design.

2002
 

Card Design Competition,, 2nd Place

 Card Design Competition, School of AAP, Cornell University, NY: First Runner-up

2002
 


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