Mr. Sanjeev Shankar


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Website http://www.sanjeevshankar.com
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BORN

1981 Wellington, India

EDUCATION

2010 Masters in Science, Emerging Technologies and Design, Architectural Association, London, UK (Fellowship)
2006 Masters in Design, Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India (Fellowship)
2004 Bachelors in Architecture, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India (Distinction)

SELECTED EXPERIENCE


2011 Architect for pedestrian bridge design, Architectural Association, UK
Architect for green brick research and development, Government Of India
2010 Architect for woven timber grid shell design, Architectural Association, UK
2009 Product designer for Delhi and Paris Fashion Week, India
Creative director for hand crafted footwear-training videos, India
Artist for permanent public art installation, Lockyer District High School, Australia
2008 Artist for public eco art installation, 48°C, India
Artist for video and photo installation, Nadine, Belgium
Design researcher for urban farming project, FoAM, Belgium
2007 Architect for WcCafe, World Toilet Organisation, Singapore
Architect for public art installations, Widgery Works, USA
2006 Architect for Bauma, Architopia, Germany
Architect for branded environments, Landor, UAE
2005 Product designer for bamboo furniture and lamps, Cane Concepts, India
Product designer for bicultural footwear, Asian Centre for Entrepreneurial Initiatives, India
2004 Creative director for ethnographic research project, Paysagiste Numerique, India
2003 Architect for Dubai Autodrome and Business Park, HOK-SVE, UAE
2002 Architect for Taj Garden Retreat, Design Combine, India
2001 Interior Designer for Le Meridien Hotel, Inside-Out, India
Exhibition Designer for India International Trade Fair, India

EXHIBITIONS

2011 Jugaad Urbanism – Resourceful Strategies for Indian Cities, Centre for Architecture, New York, USA
2010 Emerging Architecture Awards, Royal Institute of British Architects, UK
2008 48 degrees, Public eco art festival, India
Silent Rivers, Video and photo installation, Nadine, Belgium
2007 Shadows and Windy places (In collaboration with Catherine Widgery), Gallery Stratford, Canada
2006 Design Degree Show, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
2001 Tensile structures, India International Trade Fair, India

AWARDS AND HONOURS

2010 Winner, Emerging architecture awards, Architectural Review, Royal Institute of British Architects, UK
Winner, 10 Great Ideas to Change the world, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
2009 Winner, Lockyer District High School Public Art commission, Australia
Winner, British Chevening fellowship for Science and Technology, India
2008 Winner, Paul Foundation grant, India
2007 Part of a winning team for permanent public art projects, USA and Canada
2006 Indian entry, RED DOT product design concept award, Singapore
Winner, DAAD fellowship, Technical University Munich, Germany
Winner, Teaching Assistantship, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Finalist, International Young Design Entrepreneur of the year award, British Council, India
2004 Gold medal, School of Planning and Architecture, India
1999 Winner, Merit cum Means fellowship, School of Planning and Architecture, India

PAPERS AND CONFERENCES


2011 The hidden hand: Reflections on creation, pedagogy and the body, Architectural Review, December issue, UK
Invention and necessity: Construction practices in India, Centre for Architecture, New York, USA
Ecology of the mind, Nordic Architecture Congress, Sweden
Sacred stones, Global Stone Technology Forum, India
Edge of reality, Tamara confluence, India
2010 Space and the act of space, Emerging Architecture Talks, Royal Institute of British Architects, UK
Ubiquitous planting and green bricks, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Community participation as a design tool, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
2008 Design from the Orient, Pecha Kucha, Belgium
Where is my Chai?, Luminous Green, Belgium
Human Plant Interaction, Media Ecology and Tech Noveau, France
Soliloquy - visit to a rain forest, Luminous Green, Belgium
Water Stories from Resurgent India, Water Symposium, International Project Platform Offenbach, Germany
2007 Craft Nouveau, FoAM, Belgium
Uduppi-Traditional Food System in India, DOORS, India
Barefoot College (In collaboration with Maja Kuzmanovic), FoAM, Belgium
2006 Cultural Influences in the Creative Process, Smart Lab, Ecole’d Architecture, France
Intercultural Knowledge Exchange, Transcultura, India
2005 Roadside vendors and street food, DOORS, India
2004 Rethinking Modernism, School of Planning and Architecture, India

PRESS

(A) - Journals
2011 Architectural Review, December issue, UK
Metropolis, March issue, USA
Architectural Review, March issue, UK
Estado Critico, Peligro + Oportunidad, Spring issue, Spain
Art and Design, February issue, China
2010 Indian Architect and Builder, November issue, India
Lotus International, September issue, Italy
International designers Network, July issue, Hong Kong
2009 Architectural Review, December issue, UK
Platform, September issue, India
Architectural Review, March issue, UK
Architecture + Design, April issue, India
Icon, June issue, UK
Azure, June issue, Canada
Architectural Record, June issue, US
Hinge, June issue, Hong Kong
Make, November issue, US
Broken Atlas, Canada
(B) - Books
2012 ‘How To Use Type’ by Lindsey Marshall and Lester Meachem
2011 ‘Together Alone: Architecture and Collaboration’ by Petra Havelska
2009 ‘Limited Language: rewriting design: responding to a feedback culture’ by Colin Davies and Monika Parrinder
‘RUrban Permaculture’ by Sanjeev Shankar supported by Culture 2000, Brussels
(C) - Digital media
2011 Need To Know, Public Broadcasting Service, May, USA
Faster Times, April, USA

GUEST JURY

2011 Nordic Architecture Awards, Sweden
India-Future of Change Design contest, India