Ar. HARSH VARSHNEYA

M.Arch - Sustainable Tall Buildings ( University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK )

DRL- Summer School 2011 ( Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK )

B.Arch- (Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, India)

Achievements :

  • 100 % Developing Solutions Scholar 2013- awarded by The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom in collaboration with the Government of United Kingdom for pursuing Masters in Architecture in Sustainable Tall Buildings- Globally Selected amongst 20,000 participants
  • Special Commendation at the WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL, 2012 held in Singapore , amongst a total of 126 participating countries and 8 final shortlists
    • Project name : URBAN HOUSING PROJECT at Gurgaon
      Award : Special Commendation & Globally Shortlisted
  • Recipient of “ ANSAL GOLD MEDAL ” for excellence in academics and overall performance for the year 2012-2013- Student of the Year award
  • Recipient of “ J.R. BHALLA GOLD MEDAL ” for excellence in academics and overall performance for the year 2011-2012- Student of the Year award
  • Recipient of “ URBAN HABITAT FELLOWSHIP ” for participation in the URBAN HABITAT SUMMIT in September 2009 at INDIA HABITAT CENTRE, NEW DELHI, India
  • Proficiency for Dissertation/Research on “ Need for Infrastructure Planning in Aviation Sector in India ” undertaken for 2012.
  • Recipient of BRONZE MEDAL for PANDIT MALLIKARJUN MANSUR TROPHY, part of the annual NASA convention, Hubli, Karnataka, India 2011.

Conferences and Seminars attended

  • “ GURGAON 2025- Prospects and Aspirations ” by AGK Menon at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, October 2012.
  • “ REBUILDING DELHI AS A GREEN WORLD CLASS CITY ”, March 2012, India International Centre, New Delhi.
  • GREEN BUILDING TECHNOLOGY AND ADVANCEMENTS by GRIHA, January, 2012, New Delhi.
  • CTBUH conference on TALL BUILDINGS, India Habitat Centre, January 2012, New Delhi.
  • “ DhaulaPiyayo ”, a transcript through the banks of river INDUS, held at SUSHANT SCHOOL OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE, GURGAON, November, 2010.
  • Seminar presented by renowned architect MARIO BOTTA - “ Vernacular Architecture ”, Feb 2010.
  • Talk by VIKRAM SACHADEVA : IMPACT OF HISTORY IN ARCHITECTURE, December 2009.
  • Talk by architect N.M. GANJU: REDEVELOPMENT OF AYANAGAR, NEW DELHI, NOV 2009.
  • Presentation by Architect MANIT RASTOGI: DELHI NULLAHS, September 2009.
  • URBAN HABITAT PROGRAMME held at INDIA HABITAT CENTRE, NEW DELHI, September, 2009.

Professional Experience

  • Working as an “ Associate Architect ” at Sthapati Associates Pvt. Ltd, Lucknow, India.
  • Offered a place at the world renowned Architectural Firm “ FOSTER+PARTNERS ”, London, United Kingdom as an Architectural Intern, 2011.
  • 16 weeks internship at Asia's leading Architectural Firm “ CRN Architects and Engineers ” in 2011. ( worked on upcoming mixed use development in the city of Chennai )

Professional Projects worked upon

  • Academic cum Library building for The National Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chattisgarh
    • Architects- STHAPATI, Lucknow
  • Residential development for the upcoming campus of School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
    • Architects- STHAPATI, Lucknow
  • Headquarter Building for Lucknow Industrial Development Authority at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
    • Architects- STHAPATI, Lucknow
  • Corporate Office Building for Chenab River Valley Corporation, a joint venture between NHPC and the Ministry of Power, Govt of India, at Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir
    • Architects- STHAPATI, Lucknow
  • Master Planning of Dr.Hari Singh Gour University, Madhya Pradesh (Central University ) spread over a hilly terrain of 1300 acres
  • Design Proposal for Jai Prakash Narain International Centre at Lucknow ( Convention Centre + Sports Complex + Museum )
    • Architects- STHAPATI, Lucknow
  • Mixed Use High Rise Development in Chennai by TATA HOUSING
    • Architects- C R Narayana Rao, CHENNAI
  • ITC Grand Chola Hotel, 5-star property in the heart of Chennai
    • Architects- C R Narayana Rao, CHENNAI