With over 38 years of experience in the field of architecture and design, he also has over 30 years of experience as an academician. He graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. He went on to do a post-graduation as an Inlaks Scholar from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, U.S.A.) graduating in 1988 with a specialization in Design & Housing. While at MIT he won a competition and went on to build an installation on the Boston Commons depicting Boston in the year 2010.
Along with A R Ramanathan and Anurag Gupta, he won the first prize in the National Architectural Design Competition to design The New Wing of the NGMA (National Gallery of Modern Art), Jaipur House, New Delhi; which led to the formation of the firm T E A M (Team for Engineering Architecture and Management, New Delhi) where he has been in practice for over 38 years as a founding partner. Other major projects designed by him are Osho Dham, the Osho Commune in Delhi, Embassy of Spain Chancery Building, Laxmi Mittal School of Management Studies: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Apeejay School, Bhubaneswar. Some of the interior designing projects are the Oxford Bookstore chain across India, Osho World boutiques in Delhi and Kolkata, and The Tollygunge Club Library in Kolkata.
He has also designed major exhibitions such as the 150th Birth Anniversary International Exhibition of Rabindranath Tagore’s paintings, called The Last Harvest. Amrita Shergil, the Passionate Quest
exhibition for NGMA Delhi, Mumbai & Bengaluru, The Eye and the Mind, an exhibition on contemporary art from India which travelled to various cities in China.
He has taught as an Associate Professor and later Visiting Faculty at the School of Planning and Architecture, at the TVB School of Habitat Studies, CEPT University Ahmedabad, KVRIA Mumbai, PVP
College of Architecture Pune, Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon. He has been an External Examiner, IAD at Pearl Academy for the last 4 years. He has also been a member of the Academic Council of SPA Vijayawada, and an academic advisor to IES College of
A Search by Design for an Inclusive Housing, How Crafting Architecture Builds Economic Resilience in
the Construction Industry, Architecture of Money, Nature of Cities and Taking the City Back from the
Planners to the People.
He has designed sets for theatre productions such as: Operama, Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa and Nitai
Daser Banga Darshan.
Design Pedagogy and Methods of Designing Space
Furniture and Product Design
Habitat Design in India