Ayisha Verma

Ayisha Verma

New York, NY, US



Ayisha is an Interior Architect with five years of professional experience in New York and New Delhi, including hospitality, high‐end retail, residential, institutional and healthcare projects. She is licensed with the Council of Architecture in India and currently working on her licensure in New York. Her strengths include concept development, designing details, graphics and presentation.



WeWork, Bangalore , Global team - Enterprise Project Architect

Creative adaptations of the Wework Design modules to fit the needs of Enterprises. Innovated design libraries for enterprise needs.
Projects executed in Bangalore include :

• Khaitan & Co. office space

Aug 2018 - Jun 2020

HKS, Inc, Gurgaon, Haryana , Architect

• Steered a team of architects and engineers to accomplish design concept, design development and constructions drawings for Kuwait Children’s Hospital in coordination with HKS Dallas Team.

• Optimised and executed all design phases, taking into consideration all local design codes for the Executive health, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.

Apr 2016 - Aug 2018

TPG Architecture, New York, NY, US, Project Architect, Retail Studio

Worked on several large-scale flagship stores for some of the world’s leading brands.
Accomplishments :
• Lead role in mIlestone production efforts in different phases of projects
• Took initiative to facilitate work and maintain internal tracking logs
• Researched and developed construction details in coordination with consultants
• Generated and outperformed consultants at marketing presentations for clients like General Growth Properties & Thor Equities

Select Projects :
• Nike Lynnfield, Massachusetts [5,887 SF]
• Nike Soho Flagship, New York [52,608 SF]
• Nike Lincoln Road, Miami [32,508 SF]
• Converse Soho, New York [15,515 SF]

Sep 2014 - Oct 2015

David Mexico Design Group, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

Worked on large-scale hospitality projects for some of the world’s leading clients
Accomplishments :
• Coordinated clients’ ideas and concept designs into design development stages
• Organized design development Sets and monitored consultant drawings
• Itemized furniture and finish details for each project

Select Projects :
• Westin Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee
• Hard Rock Casino & Hotel, Tampa, Florida [Remodel]
• Hard Rock Casino & Hotel, Hollywood, Florida [Remodel]
• China Live - Prototyping Gaming Arena

Mar 2014 - Aug 2014

Fletcher Thompson, New York City, Architectural Designer

Worked on several educational instituion projects in New York
Accomplishments :
• Coordinated all phases and generated alternative concepts for the renovation
of a school library
• Implemented LEED standards for DOB drawings
• Revit coordination on revisions and bulletins issued for a leading project
• Assembled a program for the planning of an institution
• Restructured marketing graphics for clients
• Assembled material sample boards and FF&E for school projects

Nov 2012 - Feb 2014

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Teaching Assistantship For Energy & Systems

Accomplishments :
• Remodeled Museum of Art & Design [MAD] in New York using sustainable
solutions and allternatives for Structural, Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing
• Reviewed and assessed the progress of students each week
• Compiled students' work and designed the Interior Architecture
department handbook & thesis handbook.

Feb 2012 - May 2012

Morphogenesis, New Delhi, IN, Architect

Worked mainly on a high-end residence and an international competition
Accomplishments :
• Lead role in concept development for a high-end residence in New Delhi
• Strategized alternative sustainable techniques for an international competition
• Designed plans and elevations for office interiors in New Delhi
Projects :
• Sethi Residence, New Delhi
• Office Interiors in New Delhi
• International Competition for Center of Promotion of Sciences,Belgrade

Jun 2010 - Dec 2010

Fairwood Consultants Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, IN, Architectural Intern

Coordinated Services and Conceptual Structural Modeling of the Diamond Tower, in the Gujarat Finance Tech-City Project- (GIFT) in India

Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Design Plus LLC, New Delhi, IN, Architectural Intern

Low Cost Housing - Construction & Presentation Drawings

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008


RISD INTAR Department of Interior Architecture, Providence, RI, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Masters, Interior Architecture

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon, IN, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2005 - Jun 2010


RISD Honor Student, Honorable Mention


SSAA Gold Medal, Award

Gold Medal for Academic Excellence in 5 Years of Architecture


Areas of Specialization