Vishakh Surti

Vishakh Surti

San Francisco, CA, US

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I am looking for an opportunity to explore my skills in sustainable design not only in architecture but also in urban planning with a focus on to do design-oriented thinking for strengthening our society and having a positive effect on the world. Believes in building the future together with sustainability.

Experiences and Skillsets:

● Knowledge, capabilities, and methodology to engage in creative
designing and to critically assess innovative architectural technologies independently.

● Design Conceptualization, speculation, critical thinking, and research leading sustainable architectural solutions.

● Participated in several seminars, exhibitions, and workshops related to Sustainable Architecture revolving around exploration of natural building materials.

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California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California, United States, Teaching Assistant

● Aiding the instructor(s) with critiques of students progressive work and Pinup Juries.
● Weekly Rhino and Rendering Workshop for design Development.
● Aiding students with Design Conceptualization and Visualizations.
● Holding weekly office hours to support and guide students remotely or in-person.

Sep 2022 - May 2023

Panafold Inc., San Francisco, California, United States, Design Intern

● Collaborated on the design and construction of various remodeling projects in Pleasanton, including conducting on-site inspections and ensuring adherence to project specifications.
● Contributed to the design and development of small-scale projects, such as A.D.U units in Berkeley.
● Created sketches and graphical materials for site documentation, drawings, firm website, and client presentations.
● Provided support for all project phases, from initial conceptualization to final construction, including developing detailed design plans, managing project timelines, and communicating with clients.
●Assisted with interior design activities, including selecting materials, creating design concepts, and coordinating with contractors to ensure project execution met client expectations.

May 2022 - May 2023

sP+a (Sameep Padora & Associates), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Architect

● Involved with various projects in capacities ranging from design team member to project lead to be involved in the construction of projects on site.
● Led teams of people working on challenging design projects and interfaced with many actors ranging from consultants to contractors constructing the project.
● Led the Graphic team for an Architectural Design competition held by
The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA).

Jul 2019 - May 2021

Sunil Patil and Associates, Pune, Maharashtra, India, Architecture Intern

● Majorly worked on Construction Drawings and Client presentation.
● Co-ordination with contractors and consultants for the on-going projects on site
● Design development, conceptual development and Measurement drawings.

Nov 2017 - Apr 2018


California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Sep 2021 - May 2023

University of Mumbai, Mumbai, IN, BArch, Architecture

Jun 2014 - Apr 2019

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