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Mayuri Paranthahan

Mayuri Paranthahan

Toronto, ON, CA

 

About 

Mayuri Paranthahan is an architectural designer, researcher, writer and curator. She is a Master of Architecture candidate at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture where she is currently pursuing a federally-funded thesis on the spatial organization of housework in North America. Previously, Mayuri worked as a junior designer at Rolfs Elert Office and as a curatorial intern at The Museum of Modern Art in the Department of Architecture and Design. She has completed architectural internships at WXY Architecture + Urban Design in New York, KWY Studio in Lisbon and Bovenbouw Architectuur in Antwerp.

mayuriparanthahan@gmail.com

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Rolfs Elert Office, Port Chester, NY, US, Graduate Intern

Oct 2019 - Apr 2020
 

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, US, Curatorial Intern, Department of Architecture and Design

Jan 2019 - Apr 2019
 

WXY Architecture + Urban Design, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Jan 2018 - Aug 2018
 

KWY Studio, Lisbon, PT, Architectural Intern

May 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Bovenbouw Architectuur, Antwerp, BE, Architectural Intern

Sep 2016 - Dec 2016
 

Johnson Chou Inc., Toronto, ON, CA, Architectural Intern

Jan 2016 - Apr 2016
 

Musagetes Architecture Library, Cambridge, ON, CA, Circulation Assistant

May 2015 - Aug 2015
 

Milton Public Library, Milton, ON, CA, Library Page

Jul 2011 - Jul 2014
 

Education 

University of Waterloo, Cambridge, ON, CA, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2020 - current
 

University of Waterloo, Cambridge, ON, CA, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2014 - Aug 2019
 

Awards 

SSHRC-Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Scholarship

2021
 

University of Waterloo President's Graduate Scholarship, Scholarship

Awarded for holding a major federal competition-based scholarship (Tri-Agency SSHRC CGS-M)

2021
 

University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship, Scholarship

Cumulative average over 80.0%

2021
 

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Curatorial Internship (Declined), Other

2019
 

International Experience Award, University of Waterloo, Award

Awarded for international work placements in Antwerp, Lisbon and New York

2019
 

Dean's Honours List, University of Waterloo, Honorable Mention

2019
 

Rick Haldenby Rome Award, University of Waterloo, Award

Awarded for participation in Rome study-abroad program

2018
 

John Bergsma Award in Engineering, University of Waterloo, Award

2017
 

President's Scholarship, University of Waterloo, Scholarship

Entrance average 90% - 94.9%

2014
 

International Baccalaureate Visual Arts Award, Award

Highest academic standing in Grade 11 & 12 IB Visual Arts, Digital Photography and Interior Design

2014
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills