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Shashank Singal

Shashank Singal

New Delhi, IN

 

About 

Employment 

Catapult Architecture, New Delhi, IN, Principal Architect

Oct 2014 - current
 

Pearl Academy, Jaipur, IN, Senior Lecturer

Jul 2015 - Jul 2016
 

Ashok B. Lall Architects, New Delhi, IN, Architect

• Low Cost Housing Prototype: Research in design of a modular housing prototype. Developed various iterations to demonstrate flexibility of system according to growth in size and different climatic conditions. Also prepared a ‘sustainability calculator’ on MS Excel which would calculate sustainability of the system based on various parameters (water harvesting, waste recycling, raised bed gardening, etc.) using built and open areas.
• Assisted in design and development of a proposal for a low cost sustainable housing project based on the research done in training with an extensive feasibility study.
• Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad: Part of the architectural design team for the new campus of the prestigious institute under construction.
• Headed a large interior design project for a bank in prime real estate in the city centre.

May 2012 - Oct 2014
 

Sumant Jayakrishnan Design, Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, Architect

• India Art Fair, 2012: Part of the design team for various installations for the largest exhibition of art in the country.
• Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week: Developed conceptual design into a working set design for a luxury design label.
• Partnered in design and execution of sets for concerts and public exhibitions across the city in association with the Government of India and various NGO’s.

Oct 2011 - May 2012
 

Education 

The New School, New York, NY, US, Masters, MFA Lighting Design

Aug 2016 - current
 

School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, New Delhi, IN, BArch, Bachelors in Architecture

• Architectural Thesis: Redesign of the National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar Campus.
• Dissertation on ‘Effect of Building Facades on the Character of Urban Streets’.

Aug 2006 - May 2011
 

Awards 

2017
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills