Varoon Kelekar

Varoon Kelekar

New Haven, CT, US

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Varoon Kelekar is a recent graduate from the Yale School of Architecture. He acquired his Bachelors in Architecture from the Mumbai University where he was awarded the B.G. Bhatt Memorial Award for his academic performance and a Gold Medal for his undergraduate thesis “An Analogous Street.” He has worked internationally with place-based architectural firms including Studio Mumbai in India and Field Office Architects in Taiwan. His interests lie in developing architecture as a social practice designed to engender solidarity and build up resilience within communities in the age of the Anthropocene.


Yale Urban Design Workshop, New Haven, CT, US, Student Fellow

Mar 2019 - May 2019

Jacobschang Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

May 2018 - Jul 2018

Urban Ecology and Design Lab, New Haven, CT, US, Student Fellow

Jan 2018 - May 2018

Space Moulders, Mumbai, IN, Architectural Designer

Mar 2017 - Aug 2017

Fieldoffice Architects, Yilan, TW, Architectural Designer

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

Studio Mumbai Architects, Mumbai, IN, Architectural Intern

Mar 2015 - Aug 2015


Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2017 - May 2019

University of Mumbai, Mumbai, IN, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - Apr 2015


Thesis Gold Medal, Honorable Mention

Kamla Raheja - Mumbai University


B.G. Bhatt Memorial Award, 1st Place

Kamla Raheja - Mumbai University


Overall Academic Performance, 1st Place

Kamla Raheja - Mumbai University


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