Graduated in architecture from University of Florence in 1990. Practised Pottery at "Antica Fornace Di Bacchereto' in Vinci-Tuscany, 1982-84.
- Worked in studios of architecture in South Italy and Florence doing projects for housing, commercial and public buildings. 1990-1998
- Independent Practice in India, 1998-present, including innovative urban planning, sustainable architecture, landscape, interiors, product design and photography.
- Part of team in Auroville's Future - Town Planning & Centre for Urban Research, 1998-2005
- Worked in close association with Auroville's chief architect Roger Anger on various planning and architectural projects. 1998-2007.
- Coordinator of Architecture and Urban design, L'avenir d'Auroville, 2007-2009
Nature of work
- Innovative Urban Planning
- Sustainable Architecture
- Interior &Product design
- Internships offered to students in architecture related design fields
- Set up Photography Archive Bank of over 50000 pictures on all areas of interest on Auroville 1968-present & partly on India
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Graduated in architecture from K.R.V.I.A. in 1997, Bombay. Studied Italian Cinema & Literature in Perugia, Italy, 2000.
Commendation Award for State Architect of the Year 2008 (for Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Pondicherry)
- Independent practice in Architecture and Design Consultancy 2001-present
- Part of the innovative Urban Planning team for Auroville's Future - Centre for Urban research & assisted Auroville's chief architect Roger Anger 2001-2006
- Worked with Paolo Soleri, Arcosanti, Arizona, USA, 2003
- Member of Auroville Industrial Zone Group 2002-2006
- Member of Auroville Planning Group 2003-2006
- Member of Auroville Planning & Development Council 2004-2005
Nature of work
- City networking-project under Asia-Urbs of Auroville's Future connecting Indian cities to European cities for "Best Practices in Sustainable Urban Development" 2002-2004
- Interior and product design
- Landscape design
- Freelance architectural journalism
- Internship provided to Indian and international students in all design fields
- Organising Seminars and Workshops for students and professionals in sustainable development practices.
- Technology transfer of alternative building technology outside of Auroville
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