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Sandeepsingh Sisodia

Sandeepsingh Sisodia

Columbus, OH, US

 

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About 

I recently graduated from  the Ohio State University's Knowlton School of Architecture with a Master of Architecture professional degree; I have also earned a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from India and hold an Architectural License from the Council of Architecture, New Delhi, India. I have two years of field experience, simultaneous experience in teaching and research, as well as a six-month undergraduate internship experience.

Currently working on the Venice Biennale exhibition, "Common Ground",  for the Architecture Biennale 2012, I enjoy theoretical discussions in criticality, post criticality, the ground, the field, partial affective narratives, and figurative notations.

And yes, I can write well.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Sanjay Josshi and Associates, Surat, IN, Assistant Architect

- Architectural Design
- Schematic Design
- Design Development Drawings
- Construction Drawings
- Client coordination
- Site visits
- Graphic Design: Brochures and templates
- Website development for the office
- Library In-charge: Cataloging, Issue and Selection of possible additions

Oct 2009 - Jul 2010
 

Prof. Bhavna Vimawala, Surat, IN, Research Assitant

Historical Research and Technical Writing related to PhD thesis.

Jul 2009 - Jan 2010
 

Prof. Rikta Desai, Surat, IN, Research Assistant

On-site Research and Documentation, production of Graphic data and Drawings.

Jul 2009 - Jul 2009
 

Modi Associates, Surat, IN, Assistant Architect

- Architectural Design
- Schematic Design
- Design Development Drawings
- Construction Drawings
- Site visits

Jan 2009 - May 2009
 

AAERT School of Interior Design, Surat, Gujarat, India, Visiting Lecturer

Architectural History for sophomores: Spring semester, 2009
- Course development
- Presentations
- Exercises for course understanding
- Grading and Exam administration

Jan 2009 - May 2009
 

AAERT & SSB Faculty of Architecture, Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Surat, IN, Studio Teaching Assistant

Studio Teaching Assistant for sophomores: Studios III & IV
- Project description: Brief explanation and initial design exercises, including site analysis and precedent studies
- Grading, Desk critiques and Studio Reviews' critiques

Aug 2008 - May 2009
 

United Credit Belani Properties Ltd., Kolkata, IN, Architectural Intern

- Architectural Design
- Schematic Design
- Material Research & Documentation
- Graphic Design
- Site visits
- Horticulture Surveys
- Site Office management
- Historical understanding & analysis of the city of Kolkata

Jul 2006 - Dec 2006
 

Education 

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, MArch, Graduate Architecture

Architectural Theory + Design
GPA - 3.513

- Successfully completed 5 architecture studios and various theoretical and design seminars, along with several technical and professional accreditation requirements.
- Enrolled and worked in various seminars related to both theoretical discourse and pragmatic problems, involving architectural design, diagramming, social implications and graphic design
- Successfully completed multiple core course requisites including a highly successful Baumer Seminar with Eric Owen Moss, through a visual presentation and comprehensive project report.
- Winter 2011 Comprehensive Studio project concerning Housing development in Franklinton, Columbus published alongside 9 other projects in a book for the winter studio by the Knowlton School of Architecture.
- Spring 2011 studio project for Tourism development in the Jidao village in China one of the 8 projects sent towards defining proposals and initiating discussions with the Chinese government's Department of Tourism. Now one of the bases for the studio this spring quarter.
- Autumn 2011 studio project concerning a proposal for a Food Hub and Community Center in Weinland Park, Columbus displayed in the Godman Guild in January 2012. Featured in the book published for the purposes of the project and now one of the bases for further inquiry and actual projected development.
- Exit Review focusing on Mis-registration of Contextual, "time-place" based architecture and its many connotations through critical and post-critical examples, contemporary and established theories and an analysis of the Situationist International.
- End of Venice Biennale exhibition work with Jeff Kipnis, Jose Oubrerie and Peter Eisenman: August 29, 2012

Oct 2010 - Jul 2012
 

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, IN, BArch, Architecture

Architecture
GPA - 3.78

- Multiple studio projects with highly successful results
- Multiple competition entries in various capacities
- Participated and won many national student architectural competitions
- Class representative unanimously elected for four consecutive years until graduation
- Student representative in the Faculty in the final year
- Chief editor for School Magazines and Newsletters for the academic year 2006-2007
- Conceptual and Graphic Designer for the first college newsletter, "SCETMATE", published in January 2008
- Organized and participated in various seminars and presentations for the school

Jul 2003 - Jul 2008
 

Awards 

Citation, 1st Place

Nari Gandhi Analysis Competition for the 50th Annual National Association of Students' of Architecture (NASA) Convention
Role: Analysis Advisor and Basic Panel Designer

2008
 

Citation, Honorable Mention

Annual NASA Design Competition for the 50th year of NASA
Role: Conceptual Designer and Form Analyst

2008
 

Popular Choice Award, 1st Place

G-Sen Analysis and Design Competition for the 49th Annual NASA Convention
Role: Chief Analyst and Design Overseer

2007
 

Citation, 1st Place

Reuben's Trophy for the 49th Annual NASA Convention
Role: Works' Collector and Contributor

2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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