Swapneel Deshpande

Swapneel Deshpande

New York, NY, US

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•  Professional Architect with 12 years of extensive experience in concept, design and detail

  • Headed a self-owned Architectural Firm managing a team of 10 architects since 2015
  • Successfully completed over 70 assignments including Residential, commercial, Mixed-use, institutional and slum redevelopment projects.
  • Worked as a senior architect in one of the top and most renowned architecture firms in Pune, India
  • Master’s in architectural design from Kingston University, London.
  • Attended a semester at California Polytechnic University, USA, during B. Arch to study “The effects of suburban sprawl in USA”.
  • Lead Green Associate.


Swapneel Deshpande Architects, Pune, IN, Proprietor & Principal Architect

Headed the Firm handling everything from Conceptualization, project development, co ordination, business development to office administration.

Dec 2014 - Sep 2019

Deshpande-Dixit Associates, Pune, IN, Senior Architect

• Successfully completed over 30 projects, leading a team of 20 architects, engineers and site supervisors.
• Successfully headed projects from concept to completion with a total area of 1.5 million sq. Ft.
• Managed entire project from Concept Development, Design Presentations, Construction Documents, Consultant Coordination, Building Code Reviews and on-site construction overview.
• Handled 33% of the client portfolio for the company, responsible for custom-creating designs, negotiations and managing timelines
• Worked on a vast variety of projects including Residential, Commercial and Slum Redevelopment Projects.
• Part of the design team for Kingston Towers, Mumbai, one of the 1st Residential Towers with a Helipad.
• Was part of the Liaison team for prestigious projects like Westin Hotel Pune, Phoenix Mall Pune, KP Plaza Mall Pune, Ruby Hospital Pune and ABIL office Pune.
• Successfully retained clients and got new business increasing company turnover by 20% for the Firm.

Mar 2007 - Jan 2015


Kingston University London, London, GB, MArch, Architecture Design

Sep 2005 - Oct 2006
Jan 2001 - Jan 2005

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Architecture

Exchange Program - attended one semester

Aug 2002 - Dec 2002