Kshama Daftary

Kshama Daftary

New York, NY, US

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An Architect and interior design with 8 years of academic and 3 years of professional experience in Mumbai, Milan and New York. My work is exemplary of my passion in architectural design and exceution, hospitality , installation and brand design.


Foro Studio, Milan Italy, Design Intern

Participating in competition entries and assisting in product of construction documents.

Sep 2018 - Nov 2018

Associated Architects, Mumbai, IN, Junior Architect

Working and managing small and big teams of consultants and designers.
Optimizing architectural layouts as per building codes and laws
Overseas site management
Producing construction documents and communicating to local contractors.
Conversing with clients to effectively understand expectations and enhancing design to achieve them.

Oct 2014 - May 2017


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Advanced architectural design

Design development dictated by through research and innovative solutions.
Explored the applications of data and parametric in architecture.
Experimented in virtual environmental design and alternative realities.

Sep 2020 - Aug 2021

Nuova Accademia Di Belle Arti Milano (NABA), Milan, IT, Masters, Interior design

Design and conceptual experimentation in hospitality, installation, exhibition , brand, product design and virtual reality.
Observed and learned the Italian expertise in design details and perfection.

Sep 2017 - Dec 2019

Rachna Sansad University - Academy Of Architecture, Mumbai, IN, BArch, Architecture

Initial design explorations focused in concept development, architectural layouts and research influenced design.
Participated in international student competitions dealing with mass housing and documentation.

Jun 2010 - Jan 2015


Naba Design awards, Nomination

Nominated for best thesis


Naba design awards, Nomination

Nominated for material innovation