Vatsala Mishra

Vatsala Mishra

Gurgaon, INDIA




I am an Architect with about 10 years of work experience in the field of Architecture. I have worked on multiple project types including Hospitality, Residential, Institutional, Commercial and Healthcare in India as well as in the United States. Apart from Design and Construction Documentation I have a solid foundation in all aspects of Project and Construction Management for projects of considerable complexity. I have a keen eye for Engineering Coordination and Problem Solving. I am highly skilled in the use of Revit Software and can also guide teams to utilize it as a complete Design, Construction and Project Management tool that increases the efficiency & profitability of projects. I am always looking to learn and grow as an Architect. I am dedicated, efficient, organized and a complete team player.



SORG Architects India in Gurgaon is part of the DC-based SORG Architects, ( –an Award winning Design firm; active in the fields of Residential, Commercial and Educational Design. I worked on the Luxury High-Rise Group Housing Project at Sector 61 in Gurgaon as a Project Architect, leading Production team, working closely with Project Managers, Coordination, review of engineering drawings, exploiting Revit/BIM Models for error-free coordination at early stages of the project, training staff in Revit Software and setting up of Revit standards/ guidelines.

SENIOR ARCHITECT, HKS INDIA, GURGAON — DEC 2011-MAR2013 (1 year 4 months)

HKS India in Gurgaon is part of the Dallas-based Global giant HKS, (; the firm is renowned worldwide in the fields of Healthcare and Hospitality. I worked on DM Aster Medcity Project in Kochi, and Apollo Women’s and Children’s Hospital at Ludhiana among others. My job responsibilities were those of a Senior Architect managing the BIM team, working closely with the Medical planners, Designers, Service Consultants and the Clients to deliver Project Documentation across all stages of the project. Additional responsibilities included implementation of HKS’s stringent quality control processes.

 PROJECT ARCHITECT/ DESIGNER, RND, DURHAM, NC — MAR 2008-SEP 2011 (3 years 7 months)

A mid-sized firm based in Durham (; active in the fields of Public, Institutional, Healthcare Architecture, Renovations and Upfits. Worked for Institutional and Government clients like the Veteran’s Affairs, Duke University, UNC, Durham Regional Hospital and City of Durham. Job responsibilities here consisted of Design Conceptualization, Design Development, preparation of Construction Documents both individually and as part of teams, Revit Documentation of buildings to be renovated and complete BIM management for Greenfield and Brownfield Projects, Cost Estimation, Code Analysis and generating 3-D Rendered Views of the project for client review, project Co-ordination with Clients, MEP consultants, Vendors and Construction Administration. Significant Projects were VAMC Emergency Dept. redesign, VA Office building 15, Montessori School and Durham Bulls Stadium Renovation.


SVC is a Delhi based Architectural firm active in the fields of Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design, and Adaptive reuse and Restoration. Worked on Luxury apartment & Boutique Hotel in South Delhi; leading design team for Design Conceptualization, and Design Development, Preparation and filing of Sanction Drawings, leading and participating in Preparation of Construction Drawings, and being an active participant in Construction Administration, through Site Supervision as well as Coordination with Client and the various Consultants and Contractors. Other Projects included Retail Interiors for “Indian Inc.” and Design Manual for “Idea Cellular”.

PRIVATE WORK; DELHI/ JAIPUR, INDIA — DEC 2003-APR 2006 (2 years 5 months)

Freelance architect working independently and with other design firms. Projects completed included residences in Jaipur and Delhi and office interiors.


Indian arm of Hirsch Bedner Assoc, an LA based architecture & Interior design firm, with offices and projects located globally. Worked on development of Interior Construction Drawings of various International Hotels and Luxury Apartments in China, Indonesia and Thailand. Learnt to work with large interdisciplinary teams across different countries in order to complete highly complex and detail oriented International Projects.



School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India — B.Arch, 2002


Proficient in use of Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD and  Adobe CS. Familiar with SketchUp, InDesign and Powerpoint.



  • SPS Apollo Women’s & Children’s Center – Design Development and coordination of an 80 bed “Women’s and Children’s Hospital” in Ludhiana.-2012

  • DM Aster Medcity - Construction documents for a 600 bed Multispecialty Hospital in Kochi, Kerela.-2012

  • Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) Emergency Department Redesign – Reprogramming and Redesign of the complete Emergency Department at Durham, NC.-2011

  • VAMC Building 15 Research Lab Building Expansion- Design, Detailing and Construction-2010

  • VAMC E-Wing Labs Renovation-2011

  • Concourse Connector Lobby Renovation – Entrance lobby inside Morris Building for the new South Concourse connecting the new Cancer Center with other Duke Medical Center buildings at Durham, NC.-2009

  • UNC Hospitals Cystoscopy Procedure Unit Renovation.-2009

  • UNC Hospitals OR-22 Renovation.-2008

  • Durham Regional Hospital Auditorium Renovation.-2009



  • High-rise Luxury Apartments (Architecture & Interiors) -Coordination & Execution for IREO, Sector-61, Gurgaon.-2013-14

  • Metro Jakarta –Interior construction drawings for office cum residence in Jakarta, Indonesia. -2003

  • Sanambinam Housing –Interior construction drawings for luxury Apartments in Bangkok, Thailand -2003


  • Montessori School – The project included )and later the development of a new campus with separate building pods on a new and larger site.-2011

  • Alamance County Historic Courthouse Renovation - The Courthouse features in the National Register of Historic places in Alamance County. The renovation included complete reworking and upgrading interiors of courtrooms and judge’s offices.-2010

  • Renovations of six Durham City Recreation Centers. -2008-09

  • Durham Bulls Athletic park Renovation -2009-11


    Mixed Use/Multifamily/Office

  • Luxury Apartment & Boutique Hotel in South Delhi – Complete design and construction management for the 50000 sq ft buildings in New Friends Colony, Delhi. – 2006-07

  • Hotel Green Lake – Hospitality package for the hotel in Kunming, China – 2002-03

  • Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Office Building 15- This 5 storey project was an Office cum Laboratory designed for the VA. The project provided for extra office/lab. spaces to supplement the neighboring research buildings 9 and 11 in Durham, NC. – 2010-11



  • “Ahoy Asia!”- Concept for a new Multi-Asian Cuisine Restaurant Brand/Chain. Interior Design and Construction of the first 40-seater Restaurant in GK-2, M-Block, Delhi.- 2013

  • Show room for Indian Inc. in Delhi- Sketch design and part construction documents for a 5500 Sqft showroom, for housing curios and artifacts, Zamroodpur, Delhi. -2007

  • Retail design manual for ‘Idea Cellular Ltd - Conceptualization of a new Retail Design strategy followed by a detailed manual for implementation, fabrication and shop drawings with material specifications. -2006



  • Master Plan for a weekend resort at Rajkot, India. – A Report, detailing the site analysis, local demand and assets followed by the initial concept design and presentation. -2007

  • Restoration and adaptive reuse of the ancient ‘Nagaur’ fort as a hotel - Initial Concept along with viability and potential restoration strategy report. -2007


SORG Architects India, Gurgaon, India, Senior Architect

Apr 2013 - current

HKS, Inc, Gurgaon, India, Senior Architect

Dec 2011 - Mar 2013

RND Architects, Durham, NC, US, Project Architect/ Designer

Mar 2008 - Sep 2011

Sudhir Vohra Consultants, New Delhi, India, Architect

Jul 2006 - Oct 2007


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

Aug 1997 - Apr 2002

Areas of Specialization