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Architect, Project Manager Management, Urban Designer, Principal

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Rs 200,000/-
June 01, 2019

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A*-***, Gokul CHS,

Sector **A, Nerul,

Navi Mumbai 400706

Phone 022-********,

+91-966******* & 948-***-****



Architect, Interior Designer, Project Manager and Teacher

Can bring to the table thirty plus years of professional experience that spans Designing, Project Management, Administration and Teaching in the field of Architecture & Interior Design

Experience covers a 360 degree sweep that embraces projects from the conceptual stage up to implementation, both on the consultant side as well as client side and goes on to facility management and teaching.

Strong networking skills add to the varied experience in interacting with all kinds of consultants, Govt agencies and other statutory bodies

Crisis management, problem solving approach and ability to take on responsibility ensures smooth and timely progress of projects

Looking for fresh challenges in the field


Professional experien

01 June 2018 – Present date: McGan’s Ooty School of Architecture, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu 643002, affiliated to Anna University, Chennai & approved by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi

As Principal

Taking on full responsibility for all Academic and academic-related Admin activities, which include:


Subject allocation and making the Time Table

Student Discipline

Monitoring of teaching activity at a macro as well at a micro level when the necessity arises

Acting as the Chief Examination Superintendant for University exams

All University related correspondence

All Council related correspondence and liaison

01 July 2016 – 31 May 2018: Dr D Y Patil College of Architecture, Nerul, Navi Mumbai

As Professor

Teaching at the Final Year level, subjects including Design, Thesis & Dissertation and Humanities and Design for the Third year & Second Year

01 July 2012 – 31 May 2016: Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur

As Professor and holding additional charge as Dean, Administration

Taught at the Final Year level, subjects including Design, Thesis & Dissertation and History of Architecture & Theory of Design for the Second year

Was responsible in an advisory capacity for all Admin related activities, including admission, attendance (staff as well as students), addition/alteration to infrastructure, maintenance of existing infrastructure including building, services and M & E equipment, recruitment, examinations, records and key activities related to branding

Was a part of the Core Committee for Studies that decides on college activities at a macro/policy level

Is on the panel of the Council of Architecture, New Delhi as an inspector for new schools of architecture seeking approval

April 2007 – April 2012: Patni Computer Systems, Mumbai,

(Later acquired by iGate Solutions and subsequently by Cap Gemini)

Head, Infrastructure& Real Estate

Was responsible for all iGate - Patni Infrastructure projects, which included Architecture + Interiors for Software Development and BPOs. This also included M & E services, landscape, Leed Certification, etc for Green field projects as well as interior fit-outs in existing or shell & core buildings.

For Green field projects, the focus was to provide end to end solutions, beginning with recommendations for land purchase and thereon throughout the project till handover and occupancy


Role entailed advising the Board in all matters pertaining to infrastructure, preparing budgets and getting their approval

Collecting & collating requirements from various departments (internal clients & stakeholders) and constructing briefs for external Architects & other consultants

Assisting in selection of the right consultants as well as contractors

Heading an internal team of Civil Engineers, Project Managers

Ensuring project delivery with schedule, quantity, quality, safety and cost as key parameters

Monitoring was mainly at the macro level, but at times had to be tackled at the micro level too when required

Completed projects:

The sites were in Hyderabad, Noida, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Mexico & Mumbai in various stages of progress. Effective management of such widely spread projects was a key strength.

Notable projects:

Patni Knowledge Park at Airoli, Navi Mumbai: 630,000 sq ft spread over a 15 acre campus

Campus at Noida, NSEZ covering 460,000 sq ft

Additions, alterations and retrofitting at Patni Chennai campus

Patni campus at Pune (37 acres), Kolkata (14 acres) and Hyderabad (24.5 acres) were ongoing projects in SEZ areas

Several Interior fit-outs in Mumbai & Pune in the range of 15000 to 50000 sq feet

Has completed an Interior project at Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico as well, comprising 34000 sq ft

March 2002 – March 2007 EDIFICE Architects Pvt Ltd, Mumbai

August 1999 – March 2002 EDIFICE Architects Pvt Ltd Bangalore

Was involved in setting up and running the Bangalore branch of Edifice from 1999 to 2002 as its head.

Has handled large Interior design projects like

1.Infosys Technologies (700,000 sq. ft at their Electronic city campus)

2.Genisys Technologies (35000 sq. ft at Whitefield)

3.Ernst & Young (20,000 sq. ft at Langford Road)

4.G.E. Capital (40,000 sq ft, corporate office as well Call Centre at Electronic City) and many others.

Many of these projects ran parallel to each other and called for a lot of multi-tasking

Responsibilities ranged from Project Management to Marketing, Admin, HR, Corporate Training (Communication Skills) etc

Designing was centralized at the Mumbai office with inputs from the site.

Project Management involved co-ordination with Clients, Contractors, Consultants, Floating of tenders, Negotiation, Periodic Site supervision, Scheduling, Bill Certification, etc

Was also involved in getting the ISO 9001-2000 certification for Edifice

1989 – 1999 B.S.Keshav & Associates, Nasik, Maharashtra

Architect, Proprietor

Was involved in designing Apartment complexes, Bungalow schemes & commercial structures. A majority of the clients were builders.

1990 – 1999 NDMVPS College of Architecture Nasik, Maharashtra

Visiting Lecturer

Was involved in teaching various subjects like History of Architecture & Human Settlements, Basic and Architectural Design, twice or thrice a week in hourly capsules

This was a parallel activity along with the practice, entailing 2 days a week for half a day at a time

1987 - 1989 Ravi Parundekar & Associates

Nasik, Maharashtra

Junior Architect

Did the mandatory apprenticeship here and carried on for a further 18 months

Was involved in designing Apartment complexes and Bungalow schemes


1982 - 1987 Sir J.J. College of Architecture,

Bombay University, Maharashtra, India

B. Arch

Bachelor of Architecture

Second class with honours (59.5%)

2004 - 2006 S.I.E.S College of Management Studies, Nerul

Bombay University, Maharashtra, India

PGDBM (Executive MBA)

Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management

First class (60%)

2014 – 2016 Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur,

Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, Rajasthan

M. Arch

Master of Architecture (Urban Design)

First Class (60%)

COA Reg No.: CA/88/11597 (Valid up to 31.12.2021)

Date of Birth



08 May 1965

English, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada & Tamil

Married for the last twenty-four years to Vinita, teacher at Delhi Public School, Navi Mumbai and has one son, Prithvi, who is a recently graduated Architect

Reads a wide variety of books and writes as a hobby. Has posted more than 300 essays, short stories and travelogues on the Internet

Has had one novel and several short stories published in print too

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