Qualification: M Sc. in Theory and Practice of Sustainable Design, Cardiff University Wales, UK (2012), B. Arch Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology, Surat (2009)
Designation: Asst. Professor
Lab: Thinking lab, Design lab.
Involvement: Visiting Faculty
Areas of expertise: Architecture and Design, Sustainable development, Energy efficiency.
Teaching profile (subjects): Architectural Design Studio, History of Architecture and Settlements, Building science.
An architect with a specialization in Sustainable Design, Minu has over 5 years of professional experience in Pune and Ahmedabad. She has also performed building audits at academic level for Welsh Assembly and Welsh Millennium Center in U.K. Her research papers have been published nationally and internationally in publications like Springer. An energetic and ambitious individual who is passionate about working on sustainable and energy efficient projects. A hardworking and an effective team player. An individual who keeps herself updated and enjoys challenging situations that allow her to grow. A competitive and focused person who is a quick learner with a positive attitude. I strongly believe that practicing architects like myself, who are also passionate about teaching, can be a perfect catalyst to generate enthusiasm in students and make them profession ready.
2007, Navkar Architects, Pune (trainee under Ar. Girish Doshi).
2009-2010, M.C Shah house, Ahmedabad (Jr. Architect under Ar. Snehal Shah).
2010-2011, Vastu Nirman, Ahmedabad- (Jr. Architect with Ar. Brijesh Patel).
2012-2014, AVA, Pune – (Architect and sustainable project consultant).
2014 onward, Ecour Studio, Pune (Founder, CEO).
2014 onward, Assistant professor at Brick School of Architecture, Pune.
2015-16, Guest lecture at Sir JJ college of Arts, Mumbai (Architecture dept)
2015, Workshops on Sustainable Design at JNEC, Aurangabad (M. Arch course).
2016, Workshops on Sustainable Design at JNEC, Aurangabad (M. Arch course).
Creative thinking, Ability to Analyse, Critically assess problems, Understanding of history, and cultural and environmental concerns.
Field of Interest:
Green technologies and policy making. Deriving culturally sensitive sustainable designs (taking precedents from traditional architecture). Developing affordable self sustaining homes for the urban poor. Sustainable Transport systems Smart cities and sustainability
Reading, Paper Craft, Bottle art, Designing.