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Aditi Shetye

Aditi Shetye

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Aditi Shetye is a 3rd year M.Arch student at GSAPP, where she is the school's nominee for the Paul Katz KPF Travelling Fellowship Award. She is also currently a Teaching Assistant for the First Year Core Design Studio as well as a part-time researcher at the IDC Foundation Housing Lab at GSAPP. 

She obtained her BFA in Architectural Design (with Double Honors) from Parsons School of Design in 2016, after which she has worked as a Full-Time designer in New York for 3 years before continuing her education at GSAPP.

Her interests in architectural design lie within the intersection of sustainability and equity, which are seen in various of her design projects and research work through explorations of new material ecologies, networks of social and environmental restoration, and equitable, healthy housing possibilities in NYC.

Employment 

Columbia University, GSAPP, New York, Design Studio Teaching Assistant

Responsibilities:
- Assisting students with technical support by providing tutorials and resources
- Providing additional design mentorship outside of studio hours
- Assisting the studio professor with administrative support

Sep 2021 - current
 

Columbia University GSAPP Housing Lab, New York, Student Researcher

Responsibilities:
- Built public facing interactive web tool for identifying Accessory Dwelling Units potential across NYC and calculating potential cost of development.
- Conducting research on sustainable and healthy construction for affordable housing
- Assisted with Housing Lab Zoning Interventions Booklet

Nov 2020 - current
 

Palette Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Full-Time Architectural Designer working on projects of varying scales ranging from apartment renovations to multi-family developments.

Responsibilities included :
- Conducting code checks while developing schematic design options for clients
- Producing filing set documents for permits and developing construction documents
- Conducting material research and sourcing for project construction phase
- Co-ordinating internal knowledge-sharing workshops for peers

Aug 2016 - Jun 2020
 

DP Architects Pte.Ltd, Dubai, AE, Summer Intern

Responsibilities:
- Prepared construction documents and observed site visits
- Created schematic renderings and design presentations for client meetings

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
 

GRADE New York, New York, NY, US, Intern

Responsibilities:
- Updated existing constructions documents
- Prepared design presentations and conducted material research
- Produced study models during design iterations

Jan 2014 - Jun 2014
 

RSP, Dubai, AE, Summer Intern

Responsibilities:
- Created diagrammatic representations of conceptual designs
- Assisted in the production of CAD drawings for design presentations

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Aug 2019 - current
 

Parsons School of Design-The New School, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Architectural Design

Sep 2012 - May 2016
 

Awards 

Paul Katz KPF Travelling Fellowship, Nomination

Every year, GSAPP chooses a graduate student in good academic standing and in their final year of study to be nominated for their high performance by their Dean or Head of School.

2022
 

Columbia University - Ali Adubi Distinguished Scholarship, Scholarship

2019
 

OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS | Parsons S.C.E. Honors award, Award

2016
 

BFA ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN GOLDEN PORTFOLIO | Parsons S.C.E. Honors award, Award

2016
 

Parsons Dean's Scholarship, Scholarship

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills