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Carola Winnie

Carola Winnie

Chennai, IN

 

About 

The exuberance of architecture has humbled me.
Any form of matter that exists as a manifestation of human intelligence is incomplete without the common man being able to embrace it. My interest lies in articulating architecture that etches the human element in the architectural fabric, making it an experiential phenomenon in its spatial manifestation of both form and scale.
In persistence of my onward journey…

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Natraj and Venkat Architects, Chennai, IN, Architect

My work in the last almost a year has revolved around commercial interiors and high rise residential buildings. My director and guide Mr. Venkat, has laid the trail of the traditional tropical architecture which he has taken from Geoffrey Bawa, his mentor.
I am greatly inspired by the nuances of this simple yet elegant architecture which i reflect and learn to apply.

Completed Projects:
Software Development Centre for Mahindra Sathyam in Shollinganallur, Chennai
Responsibility: Involved in the Interior Design Scheme and Execution for SDBs and Food Courts and Annexe Facilities.
Area:1,20,000 sq.ft
Status: Completed

Cricket Stadium for Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA), Chepauk, Chennai
Responsibility: Lead Architect of the Design and Execution team for the interiors of
TNCA Office, Chambers, Club and Academy
Area: 1,44,000 sq.ft
Status: Completed

Design Development:
Row Housing in Muttukadu, Chennai
Responsibility: Design Development and Schematic Presentation
Status: On hold

Site Accommodation Facility for Michelin, Chennai
Responsibility: Design and Coordination of MEP Consultants, Vendors and Client.
Area: 6000 sq.ft
Status: Ongoing

Sishya School, OMR, Chennai
Responsibility: Renovation/ Refurbishing Design and Coordination.
Area: 20,000 sq.ft
Status: Ongoing

Jun 2010 - current
 

Total Environment Building Systems (Shibanee & Kamal Architects), Bangalore City, IN, Assistant Architect

At the time of joining TE, was launching a business solution Ebuild, to which a selected candidature was introduced to choose it. I saw enormous potential to exert my creative energy in the area of Strategic Design with a new knowledge to take back. In a team of three my role was key in research and design in developing the product to a mature online customization tool.

Jun 2008 - Jun 2010
 

Education 

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

Sep 2003 - May 2008
 

Awards 

3rd Advanced Architecture Contest, conducted by IaaC, Catalonia, Spain, Nomination

‘The Swarm City’ Entry to the ‘Self Sufficient City’, the 3rd Advanced
Architecture Contest, conducted by IaaC, Catalonia, Spain
The project was voted among the top 25 entries by the jury and has been selected
to be published in the book "The Self-Sufficient City" published by Actar.

2009
 

2nd Advanced Architecture Contest, conducted by IaaC, Catalonia, Spain, Scholarship

Finalist at the SELF FAB House entry for,
2nd Advanced Architecture Contest, conducted by IaaC, Catalonia, Spain
The ‘Pixel House’.

Entry shortlisted and further selected as one of the five for a Scholarship
programme to participate in the Masters Programme at IaaC and the
FabLab House Research Team.
(However, could not attand due to personal circumstance)

2007
 

Akriti, Pragyan 2007, 2nd Place

Springs- Design of a telecommunication tower.
Winner of Second place, Pragyan 2007,
a National Level inter-college tech festival held annually at NIT,Trichy.

(Pragyan did not have a dedicated website that year, so related links have been provided)

2006
 

Akriti, Pragyan 2006, 2nd Place

The Eye- Design of an innovative movie theatre
Winner of Second Place, Pragyan 2006, a National Level inter- college festival held annually at NIT, Trichy

(Pragyan did not have a dedicated website that year, so related links have been provided)

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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