Bhakti Shah

Bhakti Shah

Peoria, IL, US



I am Bhakti Shah, completed my Bachelor's in Architecture ( 5years accredited degree) from India & currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Architecture (accredited by NAAB)  in Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL.  I have completed my coursework & am working on my thesis which is expected to be finished in couple of months. I am eligible to work in United States and  looking for an opportunity of Internship or full time position in the field of Architecture. I have my previous work experience in Architectural, Interior & Landscape projects.

I am  seeking a opportunity to contribute as a designer, in a team environment that is challenging, innovative and which will help me further to succeed in the field of architecture and design.



Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Graduate Research Assistant

To assist professor to search material for writing grants.

Aug 2010 - May 2011

Vikas & Nilima Bhosekar Associates, Pune, India, Architectural Intern

To work on design Development and prepare execution drawings of landscape designs of single/multi family housings &township projects.

Jul 2008 - Sep 2008

Metaphors - Ar. Amla Seth, Pune, India, Architectural Intern

Job responsibilities included with preparation of design drawings, working on schematic designs, construction drawings, constructing documents, detailing of services, presentations drawings for residential housing and township projects. Also to prepare furniture drawings, coordinating with project architect & project manager of interior design projects of residential bungalows and corporate offices. To assist design team with working on selection of materials, finishes and communicating with project coordinators and onsite workers. Also, preparation of presentation drawings, design development of landscaping projects of multi-family housing.

Jun 2007 - Nov 2007


Southern Illinois University Carbondale, MArch, Master's Program

I am enrolled for the Master's degree program (accredited by NAAB) in Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. It was a designed program with graduate courses such as Regional Architectural Studio, Architectural Visualization I, Architectural Design Studio, Architectural Systems & Environments, Professional Practice I & II, History of Non Western Architecture, Research Methods & Programming & Graduate Thesis.

I have received full Tuition waiver for my Graduate studies & had research assistantship for 9-months.
I have 4.0GPA. The international learning exposure at SIUC & work culture in my previous firms enhanced my abilities & crossover skills.

Jun 2010 - current

Marathwada Mitramandal's College of Architecture (MMCA), Pune, India, BArch, 5 year - Bachelor's degree program

It was 5 years of accredited degree program affiliated with University of Pune, India.

Jun 2003 - May 2008

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