Nivethitha Dhayalan

Nivethitha Dhayalan

Chennai, IN

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Nivethitha Dhayalan is a budding architect and urban planner, has recently completed her Masters' (M.Sc) in Urban Planning (Developing and Transitional Regions), from Oxford Brookes University. She is a registered architect with the Council of Architecture India. Skilful at Revit Architecture, AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, SketchUp, Navisworks, Urban Planning/design and Project management. Recent interests includes working on projects integrating BIM in design and design management. 


Spacestudio, Chennai, IN, Architect

Design, drafting, delineation and technical support.
▪ Designed residences ranging from mid-level to high-end luxury, interiors, building extensions, commercial and planning.
▪ Developed and formulated feasibility study, concept design and space planning mechanisms.
▪ Production and submission of planning, building regulations, tender and construction information.
▪ Providing technical support in developing detailed construction drawings (GFC).
▪ Updating and making revisions to drawings during the construction process as and when required.
▪ Produced high-quality technical drawings, 3D models, scheme design and renderings.
▪ Analysed and solved building design issues in major projects resulting in detailed design, feasible design, cost savings and schedule delivery

Jan 2016 - Sep 2016

Padgro Consultants, Chennai, IN, Junior architect

Engaged in the feasibility study, conceptual designs, research reports, design schemes to design development.
▪ Involved in Architectural design, Interiors, Urban Design and Landscape projects.
▪ Production of Good for Construction drawings (GFC), 3D visualization and technical support.
▪ Conceptual schemes for residences, retail, interiors and commercial projects.
▪ Assisted in developing design schemes for competition and ongoing projects.
▪ Frequent site visits and coordination with onsite workers.

Jul 2013 - May 2014


Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, Masters, Urban planning

Key modules
▪ Urban Policy in Practice: Programme and implementation
▪ Urban Land Policy and urban management
▪ Development and Urbanisation
▪ Globalisation and Environment
▪ ArcGIS
▪ International Transport Planning

Core Design: "Regeneration of Makola Market, Ghana"

Jan 2017 - Jul 2018

Anna University, Chennai, IN, BArch, Architecture

“Reimagining the Waterfront” (Urban Regeneration of Puducherry waterfront)

Key modules
▪ Architecture Design
▪ Urban Design
▪ Urban Planning and urban housing
▪ Landscape design
▪ Design of structures and construction

Aug 2010 - Jul 2015

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