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Swati Goel

Swati Goel

Ann Arbor, MI, US

 

About 

I am a graduate architect engaged in critical inter-relationship between Architecture, Behaviors and Technology with a research interest in behavioral psychology, materials, lighting and simulation. I hold a Master of Science in Architecture Design and Research from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. During my time in Michigan, I was involved in researching on “Spaces to de-stress by linking neuroscience to architecture”. I have a Bachelor of Architecture with distinction from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Ovoid Atelier, Pondicherry, IN, Senior Architect

Designed renovation proposals for residences, apartments, and hotels.
Detailed interior designs with floor plans and custom furniture.

Worked as project lead to design and execute a $2.5 million mixed-use
development comprising of 42 apartments and 4 offices. Coordinated
drawings with consultants for structural, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC.

Researched construction materials to balance costs versus aesthetics,
physical properties, ease of use, and assembly requirements.

Feb 2015 - Mar 2017
 

Aishwarya Tipnis Architects, New Delhi, IN, Project Architect

Submitted restoration proposals for conservation projects including a
steam locomotive museum, the Doon school, and the Chamundamata
Temple.

Conducted site visits, client meetings, and opportunity analysis. Researched
project feasibility, developed building assessments and structural analyses.

Drafted technical details, condition mapping, and historical layering for
proposals.

Nov 2013 - Jan 2015
 

Education 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Masters, Architecture

I am engaged in critical inter-relationship between Architecture, Behaviors and Technology with a research interest in behavioral psychology, materials, lighting and simulation. I hold a Master of Science in Architecture Design and Research from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. During my time in Michigan, I was involved in researching on “Spaces to de-stress by linking neuroscience to architecture”.

I was an integral part of the installation "House17" at the Bi-City Shenzhen/Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, “Migrating Shenzhen Scenes: Cánjírén and Precariat Space”, in December 2017 with Mary-Ann Ray. This was curated by Hou Hanru, Liu Xiaodu and Meng Yan. This installation comprised of motion enabled lanterns to guide visitors to the exhibit 'House 17'; a restored 1 bedroom house in the Urban Village of Nantou, Shenzhen.

Jun 2017 - Apr 2018
 

School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, New Delhi, IN, BArch, Architecture

I graduated with a first class distinction in 2013.

Jul 2008 - May 2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

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