TEAM
Architect

Priyanka Srikrishna

priyanka@architecturebrio.com
Born and brought up in Bangalore, Priyanka graduated from BMS College of Engineering. After completing her final year thesis titled ‘Centre for Marine Conservation and Rehabilitation’ that deals with the challenges of building in a sensitive habitat, she moved to Sri Lanka to intern with Amila De Mel and continued to work for 2 years thereafter. She had the opportunity to work on commercial, residential, landscape and community development projects and enjoyed designing in the tropical context. On her return, she joined Architecture BRIO to further develop her interest for detailing and hopes to explore unconventional materials, building methods and design.
Architect

Aishwarya Shankar

aishwarya@architecturebrio.com
Born and brought up in Pune, Aishwarya completed her Bachelor of Architecture from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur. During her internship at M/s Prabhakar Bhagwat in Ahmedabad, she worked on various architecture and landscape projects and was majorly involved in the designing of a public park in Mumbai. She also had the opportunity to research and work on a travelling exhibition called “Indian Landscape Design: Tracing Narratives”. She joined Architecture BRIO to have a hands on experience on a variety of projects that would sharpen her understanding of context based design, detailing and sustainable building materials.
Architect

Harsh Soneji

harsh@architecturebrio.com
Born and brought up in Mumbai, Harsh finished his Bachelors in Architecture from Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai. He completed his thesis and research on community housing for Kumbharwada in Dharavi, After graduation he Interned with Studio Mumbai Architects and continued to work for a year. He had the opportunity to work on commercial, residential and modeling prototyping where he enjoyed on hand site experience. He is inspired by traditional style of architecture and wishes to perpetuate this art-from through his work. He joined Architecture BRIO with a keen interest to learn and explore the varied use of materials in a context based design.
Architect

Madhura Joshi

madhura@architecturebrio.com
Born in Aurangabad, Madhura did her MA in Architectural Regeneration from Oxford Brookes University, UK where she researched on “adaptive reuse of medieval irrigation systems in contemporary urban development”. She worked with Abha Narain Lambah Associates, Adarkar Associates in Mumbai and Aidan Lynch, Oxford, UK where she worked on conservation, heritage listing and adaptive reuse of urban scale projects.She has a keen interest in traditional art and craft.  Madhura is the architectural design associate for BillionBricks, a non profit organization working in association with architecture BRIO for homeless people.
Architect

Neethi Dorairaju

neethi@architecturebrio.com
Born and brought up in Chennai, Neethi did her Bachelors from Measi Academy of Architecture, where she completed a dual degree course in Architecture and Interior Design. She interned for a year at Kamat and Rozario Architecture in Bangalore, where she had the opportunity to work on both architecture and interior projects of varied scales. She has travelled extensively and her passion creating memorable experiences inspired her to design her thesis project around an exclusive chocolate experience in Ooty. Soon after graduating, she moved to Mumbai to work at Architecture BRIO to explore natural materials, fine detailing and sustainable design.
Architect

Dipon Bose

dipon@architecturebrio.com
Dipon graduated from the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra Ranchi. He did his undergraduate thesis on the design of a crematorium cum memorial complex in Kolkata for which he was awarded the “Student of the Year award for 2016” by the Council of Architecture, India. He did his academic training at Shatotto under architect Rafiq Azam in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He worked earlier with Didi Contractor in Himachal exploring earth and bamboo construction. He has led a community driven pro bono project for post earthquake reconstruction of a school in Nepal and has a keen interest in sustainable and contextual architecture practices.
Architect

Shreya Nath

shreya@architecturebrio.com
Shreya was born and brought up in Bangalore and acquired her B.Arch degree from RVCE, Bangalore. Soon after graduating, she chose to work in Auroville under architects David Nightingale and Ganesh Bala where she developed a passion for sustainable design. She then went on to do a masters in Sustainable Environmental Design from the Architectural Association, London to further her learning on the subject. Her thesis was focused on “passive cooling for the office typology in an urban context”, an issue which she strongly felt needed to be addressed in her home town. She joined Architecture BRIO to further explore her interests in sustainable design and construction practices.
Architect

Shivani Mehta

shivani@architecturebrio.com
Born and brought up in Mumbai, Shivani completed her Bachelor of Architecture from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies, Mumbai. Her thesis focused on the tribal communities within the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in the city and exploring ways for them to become part of a forest ecosystem, which was awarded the KRVIA Design Dissertation 2016-2017 award. She completed her academic internship under architect B.V. Doshi at Vastu-Shilpa Consultants, Ahmedabad and joined architecture BRIO to explore sustainable and nature oriented design, natural materials  and site architecture.
3D Artist

Ninad
Naik

ninad@architecturebrio.com
Born and brought up in Mumbai. Ninad has completed his Advanced Diploma in 3D Animation and Visual Effects (Plus) from Maya Academy of Advance Cinematic (MAAC) in collaboration with University of Cambridge. He is rigorously skilled with over 7 years of experience in Architectural field, as a 3D Interior and Exterior Visualizer. He has worked with Adid – Architect and Interior Consultant as well as with Architype3D and also as a freelancer. He has joined Architecture Brio to further develop his finishing touches to 3D studio max for more realistic output, using Photoshop.
Architect

Kamakshi Shah

kamakshi@architecturebrio.com
Born and raised in Mumbai, Kamakshi completed her Bachelor’s of Architecture from NMIMS, Balwant Sheth School of Architecture. With a fascination to explore a variety of opportunities, Kamakshi has tried her hand at interior design and film set design through internship programs. After completing her thesis on development of Sassoon Docks, she completed her 6 month internship at Architecture Brio and continued on as a junior architect to further her understanding of contextual design and construction details.
Architect

Shivani Shastri

shivanis@architecturebrio.com
Brought up in Delhi, Shivani completed her Bachelor of Architecture from SMMCA, Nagpur, also her birthplace.  As an architect at Archohm Consults, she got an opportunity to work on Urban Regeneration at Tajganj and explore the precast construction in the upcoming  Mughal Museum at Agra. Exposure to workshops with Berlin based architects helped her have an overview of the precast industry in both Indian and global context. Her profile at BRIO is as an architectural design associate for BillionBricks, a non profit organization working for homeless people.
Architect

Denver Pereira

denver@architecturebrio.com
Born and brought up in Mumbai, Denver graduated from I.E.S. College of Architecture. Major part of his undergraduate years were invested in the architectural documentation of sites in India recording their tangible and intangible values. Upon graduation, his experiences at Spasm design and Tibet heritage fund, and observations from his travels through rural India have greatly influenced his design process. He is inspired by indigenous building, art & craft knowledge. He joined Brio to take another step towards his desire to work with traditional materials and details.
Intern

Akhil
Hari

akhil@architecturebrio.com
Born in Trivandrum, Akhil did most of his schooling in Botswana. He is undergoing the fifth year of his Bachelors in Architecture from National Institute of Technology Raipur, Raipur. He completed his thesis on “Designing Mid-rise Residential Apartments focussing on Improving Social Connectivity through Architecture”, that consisted of studies regarding the architectural elements, design qualities and human psychology that could potentially increase the long-lost interaction and community sense among the residents and ultimately implementing these in his design. As part of his fifth year, he joined Architecture BRIO for his internship with an interest of understanding context-based design, detailing and the sustainable approach to design.
PAST EMPLOYEES

2007 | Saumin Lad, Tanja Meyle

2008 | Shriya Parasrampuria

2009 | Resmi Menon, Julie Especiel

2010  | Anirudh Sood, Tushar Amin, Pankaj Chakraborty, Kritika Sharma

2011 |  Kristina Schultz, Sujata Chitlangia, Ryan Mcloughlin

2012 | Shraddha Karkar, Sahil Deshpande, Ashwin Bharati, Divya Kapuria, Devanshi Dadia, Luis Santos, Nishita Kamdar, Anoushka Sivaraman, Christa Mueller

2013 | Kavyashri Cherala, Shuba Shekar

2014 | Philip Thomas, Jordan Magnee, Palak Mandhana, Prajakta Gawde

2015 | Khushboo Asrani, Swati Seshadri, Rithik RC, Kulsum Shahiwala, Karan Bhat

2016 | Kirti Makhija, Kiran Babu, Samridhi Nalwa, Surabhi Banerjee, Sakshi Minocha, Aarti Dhingra

2017 | Asa Jonsson, Mona Jain, Rinika Prince, Alisha Raman, Shwetank Bhartwal, Denis Amirtharaj, Pierre Lambrecht, Tanvi Deolekar, Karan Dalal, Darshana Dande, Adeeb Dholakia