B.Arch (IES College of Architecture); M.Arch – History, Theory & Criticism (CEPT University, Ahmedabad)
Archita is an alumnus of Mumbai University and has completed her Bachelor’s degree from IES College of Architecture. She has worked as an Architect at studio sP+a, Mumbai, for three years and has been fortunate to avail of an eclectic mix of project types. Ranging from a 5000 SqMt entrance gateway and urban design project in Madhya Pradesh, to a 500 SqMt hospitality interior project in Mumbai, an orphanage in Kashmir, a brick vaulted library structure in Nashik, and several residential plans for developers, she has had the opportunity to grow under the mentorship of the principal architect, Sameep Padora and associate Vami Koticha.
Thereafter, she completed her Master’s in Architecture from CEPT University with majors in History, Theory and Criticism. Having worked as a teaching assistant for two semesters at CEPT, she has developed a keen interest in the critical and theoretical aspects of Architecture Design, Theory and Research.
Her post graduate thesis ‘Seduction at Site: Selling Architecture’ reports on how architectural content reaches the public by means of brochures, advertisement hoardings, sales offices and sample flats at construction sites to sell the notion of domesticity. Her research interests lie in various facets of architectural production and collaborative practices.
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