Madhuri Machchhi

Madhuri Machchhi

London, GB

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Born in a small town in Nagaur, India, raised in Dubai and currentlyliving in London. I have a desire to design spaces that is socially and culturally driven. I want to use my compuational skills and design sense to work in an environment that designs
spaces that communicate and interact with people.

To brief, I recently finished my post-graduation in Architecture and Urbanism from the AA School DRL under Patrik Schumacher, ZHA Principal and studio mentor Archigram's founding member, David Greene. The DRL uses design experimentation with advanced methods in computation, and manufacturing, and research that interrogates architecture and urbanism from the city-scale to the nano-scale. My research project with my teammates was addressed to the 'future of work environments' was recognized as the 'DRL distinction project' for the final jury.

Before, I was working as an architect in Dubai for two years. In the year 2016, I completed my Bachelor’s in Architecture and Design from the American University in Dubai and was awarded the 'Best Project award in class' for the senior showcase.

I am enthusiastic, self-motivated and have an analytical proactiveapproach to problem-solving. I believe in collaborative work, yet I am self-directed and can achieve tasks efficiently.


Axianta International, Dubai, AE, Part time Architect

It was a part-time work that I was doing for a brief time. I worked on the restoration of the Al Wasal Stadium and my role included tender issue 2d drawings, design review, presentation graphics with client meetings and BOQ estimation.

May 2018 - Jul 2018

PNC architects, Sobha group, Dubai, AE, Junior Architect/ Designer

Sobha Developers - PNC Architects (PNCA) is an independent subsidiary of the Sobha Group. Initially, I worked on the different phases of the multiple projects including residential towers and retail galleries which included Revit drawings and AutoCAD detail drawings. A few months later, I was the youngest architect to be shifted into the design team. Here my main focus was working on the schematic design to design development of the project.I worked on two key projects- Signature hotel and UAQ Mansions - my role here included Concept and Design, Rendering on Vray and Lumion, Revit 3D and 2D Plans.

Sep 2017 - Mar 2018

edifice, Dubai, AE, Architect

The edifice is an entertainment design and hospitality design firm. My role here included providing assistance for the concept development and design phase- creating conceptual diagrams and drawings to explain the strategies for the design proposals. I was also involved in meeting clients and consultancy Firms, introducing them to company standards and mission, and for preparing cost matrix, budget considerations. With that, I was also handling construction drawings, 3d modeling, and rendering.

Aug 2016 - Sep 2017

Archidentity, Dubai, AE, Architect Intern

ArchIdenitty is a Japanese Arabian firm specialized in the residential house- Under Takeshi Maruyama, I worked for design devolvement of few housing projects all individually crafted for the clients -where my role was site inspection, client meetings, 2d detail drawings, and 3d renderings.

May 2017 - Jun 2017

Hug digital, Dubai, Assistant Photographer Intern

I did a part-time internship at Hug Digital to embrace my skills in photography. I had the experience of shooting in studios, events, and on sites. I was able to learn to deal with studio lights and deliver to companies like CBD Bank, Krispy Kreme, Pizzahut, etc. with product shoot.

Jan 2017 - Feb 2017

Dubai Aiports, Dubai, AE, Intern Architect

I did a short internship in Dubai Airports. During my time there my scope of work included design, design review, BOQ/Post estimation, preparation of technical specifications, method statements. I also Conducted Field Work and inspection to verify the Fit-Out Design Standards.

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015


Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), London, GB, MArch, Architecture and Urbanism, DRL

I recently finished my post-graduation from the AA School DRL under Patrik Schumacher, ZHA Principal, and writer of The Autopoiesis of Architecture. The DRL is the forefront of design experimentation for the past 20 years, pioneering advanced methods in design, computation, and manufacturing, and is based on an evolving framework of three-year research cycles that interrogate architecture and urbanism from the city-scale to the nano-scale. My research project with my teammates (Miroslax, Qi Liu, Xiangfan) was addressed to the future of work and was recognized as the DRL distinction project for the final jury.

Sep 2018 - Jan 2020

American University in Dubai, Dubai, AE, BArch, Arcgitecture and Design

I did my five years of Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from American University in Dubai in the year 2016; during the same year, I was awarded the 'Professors Choice Award for the best project 2016' for my thesis project for the AUD Architecture and Design senior showcase.

Jan 2011 - Sep 2016


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