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Vaishnavi Chandra Kumar

Vaishnavi Chandra Kumar

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Employment 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Teaching Associate

May 2024 - current
 

CollectiveProject, Bangalore, IN, Project Architect

• Led the construction execution for two new residential buildings in Hyderabad and Bangalore, managing the creation of all architectural drawings and overseeing the entire process.
• Supervised the creation of architecture and structural drawings for a farmhouse project in Hyderabad, ensuring accuracy and compliance with industry standards.
• Actively participated in on-site design and services drawings, contributing to design development throughout construction.
• Collaborated with structural, MEP consultants and vendors to coordinate architectural and services drawings and resolve complex structural details for challenging site terrains with support from geo-technical and structural experts.
• Directed the execution of physical material samples and on-site mock-ups to bring the design vision to life and maintain quality standards.
• Created architectural visualizations and graphical representations during the conceptual design phase of the farmhouse project, contributing to a clear and compelling project vision.

Mar 2021 - Apr 2023
 

Lomos Archilabs, Bangalore, IN, Graphic Designer

• Produced graphical visualizations for diverse platforms including social media content, websites, magazines, and competition submissions.
• Executed video editing for educational tutorials, enhancing the clarity and effectiveness of instructional content.
• Expanded role to become a software tutor, imparting expertise in the production of architectural graphics utilizing tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and providing fundamental insights into Lumion for enhanced visualization.

Sep 2020 - Feb 2021
 

Mindspace Architects, Bangalore, IN, Architectural Intern

• Developed architectural drawings, 3D visualizations, and tender documents for residential projects.
• Structural modeling and analysis for institutional building project
• Photo documented the built projects in the firm, and participated in creative initiatives, including installation art and memorabilia design.

Jul 2019 - Dec 2019
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, MS AAD

May 2023 - May 2024
 

R V College of Architecture, Bangalore, IN, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2015 - Aug 2020
 

Awards 

2022
 

Kurula Varkey Design Forum, Short-listed dissertation project, Other

2021
 

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