Priyanka Jain is an urban planner and architect based in New York City. Prior to locating in New York City, she worked on award winning projects at Jasola, New Delhi. Priyanka's interest lies in the rigorous interface between economic development, zoning and architecture as her design approach integrates design technology and equity issues, leading to sustainable development. She studied urban planning at GSAPP, Columbia University and was awarded the William Kinne Fellows Post-Graduate Traveling Prize.
International Development, Economic Development, Urban Design and Planning, Sustainable Architecture, Data Visualization, Design Development, Writing and Negotiations.
SIM-P, New York, NY, US, Freelance
Spatial Analysis, Infographics, Mapping and Planning
At SIM-P, we work together to transcribe the complex layers of cities into simple and compelling visuals. Our goal is to broaden the accessibility to complex ideas and democratize information through visual skills.
Presently working on Red Town Neighborhood Association project at New Jersey in collaboration with Mass Urban.
NYC Department of City Planning Urban Design Division, New York, NY, US, Intern
Responsible for editing content and illustrations of zoning technical volume.
Identified key definitions & ordinances.
Conceptualized effective ways to communicate them to audience related to built industry.
Abaxial Architects, New York, NY, US, Associate Architect
Design development of 1,500,000 sq. ft. mixed use project & 1,400,000 sq. ft. housing project.
Coordinated dialogue amongst different technical experts for execution & construction drawings.
Coordinated content, illustration and prints for Market launch.
Organized design charrette for principal and signature architects.
Assisted the principals to identify needs of firm and designed work ideology.
Researched migrant labor policy and identified needs of youth at construction sites.
Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Urban Planning
Guru Gobind singh Indraprastha University, Gurgaon, IN, BArch, Architecture
William Kinne Fellows Post-Graduate Traveling Prize, Grant
Competitively awarded travel prize, granted by academic merit, perceived ability of the applicant to successfully complete the study and the potential of proposal to demonstrate excellence.
Research project: Learning from Cultural Corridor Project: Praça Tiradentes, Rio de Janeiro
CNBC Asia Pacific Property Award (with Abaxial Architects), 1st Place
Project: Spire Edge, a 1.6 million square feet eco-office complex spread over 150 acres in the north Indian city of Gurgaon and is based on the tenets of 'mainstream green development'. It is designed to be up to 30% more energy efficient by a team of renowned architects under the leadership of Ken Yeang.
DJURe: International Idea Competition for Daejeon Urban Renaissance, Entry exhibited and published, Other