Saswati Das

Saswati Das

New York, NY, US




Booth Hansen, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

Assisted with physical model-making and renders for a commercial mixed-use housing in Chicago.

Mar 2015 - Mar 2015

Studio X Mumbai, New Delhi, IN; Mumbai, IN, Researcher

Researched for a self-initiated project for experimenting with paper as a construction material in public space.

Jul 2013 - Apr 2014

Axiom India, New Delhi, IN, Architect

Worked on design and construction of a small-scale institution using alternative techniques.

Worked on several heritage adaptive-reuse and conservation projects through Delhi.
Prepared proposal dossier sent to UNESCO for serial nomination of Delhi as World Heritage City.
In collaboration with INTACH, Delhi Chapter (Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage).

Client negotiation and management.
Communication through multiple teams for design, feasibility and construction.
Architectural Drawing and 3D Rendering.

Nov 2011 - Apr 2013

M/s. Bashabi Dasgupta, New Delhi, IN, Architect

Worked in collaboration with CURE (Center for Urban & Regional Excellence, India) on Urban Development Plan of Agra, India - for slums' rehabilitation and up-gradation.

Design drawings & presentations.
On-site analysis and construction

Sep 2011 - Apr 2012

SKDAS Architects + Urbanists, New Delhi, IN, Intern

Initial sketch design and development for a part of an institutional campus in Bhubaneswar, India.
Working drawings.

Jul 2009 - Dec 2009


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Masters, Urban Design

Jul 2014 - Jun 2015

Young India Fellowship (with University of Pennsylvania), New Delhi, IN, Multi-disciplinary Liberal Arts

Post-graduate diploma in Liberal Arts

Jul 2013 - Jun 2014

Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Bachelors, Indian Classical Music (vocal)

Sangeet Visharad (B.A) in Indian Classical Music (vocal) in Hindustani tradition. I have been trained in music for over 20 years and still continue to practice and learn.

Jan 1992 - Jun 2014

TVB School of Habitat Studies, New Delhi, IN, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - Jul 2011


Merit-based scholarship, Scholarship

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Merit-based scholarship (full), Scholarship

Young India Fellowship
Among the 100 students selected for the Young India Fellowship from a nation-wide pool of 20,000 applicants.


Areas of Specialization