B Arch Bengaluru University, M Arch, SPA New Delhi
Pankaj Modi, is a practicing conservation architect and associated with INTACH. Has 10 years of dedicated experience in the field of heritage conservation and has worked on various projects across the country for Arcaheological Survey of India, various chapters of Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Neemrana, Bengaluru Club, Groupe SCE.
After doing masters in Conservation, he has done specialisation in Wood Conservation from Norway with ICCROM scholarship.He has been awarded “National Critic Award” for Best Conservation project in 2007 from ArchiiDEsign and Charles Wallace Scholarship from Brtish Council in 2005.He conducts Design Walks, Design Camps, talks for students and architects for UDBHAVA. He is a Visiting Faculty for heritage and conservation to various colleges for Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate courses.
He does research on the evolution of construction systems of domes and vaults in South India, as a research assistant to Prof. K S Jagadish, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. His published papers include “Traditional Water Harvesting System in the Walled city of Jodhpur – a resource for developing natural water harvesting systems” at the international conference on Landscapes of water: history, innovation and sustainable design held at Italy in September 2002. His research articles on conservation of heritage and various projects are featured in magazines and newspapers.