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INDIAN ARCHITECTURE LICENSE NO: CA/2016/80829

A K S H AY S R I N I VA S

307 E. HEALEY ST, NO. 16, CHAMPAIGN, IL., USA +1-217-979-1468 akshays5@illinois.edu linkedin.com/in/akshay-srinivas-4669B280 Portfolio: issuu.com/akshays5

T R AV E L

EDUCATION AUG 2018 - MAY 2020

MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN (UIUC), IL., USA

USA CHICAGO NEW YORK PITTSBURGH COLUMBUS, OHIO COLUMBUS, INDIANA MILWAUKEE HONG KONG AND GUANGZHOU, CHINA

INDIA NEW DELHI, HERITAGE IN RAJASTHAN, PRE-HISTORIC CAVES IN MADHYA PRADESH, CITIES OF WEST BENGAL, RUINS AT HAMPI, THE HIMALAYAS, TROPICAL RAINFOREST AT MEGHALAYA

SKILLS

AUG 2011 - MAY 2016

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE SUSHANT SCHOOL OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE (SSAA), GURUGRAM, INDIA SCORED 72.9%, STOOD FIRST IN 80 STUDENTS-BATCH IN YR 5 STOOD ALL INDIA RANK 8 IN NATA, THE B.ARCH ENTRANCE EXAM

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

S O F T WA R E AUTOCAD

MAR 2017 - AUG 2018

REVIT

FREELANCE, NEW DELHI, INDIA Independently lead a team of architects, consultants and contractors in design, construction documentation and execution of a Farmhouse in a 7500 sq.ft (built up) area.

RHINO WITH GRASSHOPPER D I VA 4 R H I N O ANSYS

MAR 2018 - AUG 2018

ARCHICAD

INTERIOR ARCHITECT FREELANCE FOR SOKA DESIGN STUDIO, NEW DELHI, INDIA Assisted in design, construction documentation and execution of a 1500sq. ft (built-up) Clubhouse and a 9000sq.ft (built-up) Apparel Warehouse

SKETCHUP W I T H V R AY LUMION PHOTOSHOP I L LU S T R ATO R INDESIGN

AUG 2016 - NOV 2017

MS OFFICE SUITE MODEL MAKING 3D PRINTING PLA FILAMENT PVA WATER SOLUBLE DIGITAL FABRICATION HDF, A C R Y L I C , MA T T E B O A R D , CHIPBOARD

MAR 2016 - JUNE 2017

LANGUAGES KNOWN SPEAK WRITE

TOEFL SCORE: 110

ARCHITECT FREELANCE FOR BRICK BY BRICK, GURUGRAM, INDIA Our three-member team undertook a measured-drawing and documentation project for a medieval temple in Agra, India

HAND FABRICATION FOAMBOARD, MATTEBOARD, PAPERPLY, CORK, ETHAFLEX, SUNBOARD

JUNIOR ARCHITECT r + d STUDIO, GURUGRAM, INDIA Assisted in design, presentation and construction documentation of the following projects: - 12-story Convention Hotel in Nagpur, India (100,000 sq.ft site) - 5-story K-12 School in Remraam, Dubai, UAE (30,000sq. ft site) - 13-story Hostel Block for Engineering college in Hyderabad, India (60,000 sq.ft site) - 4-story Residence in Gurugram, India (5000 sq.ft)

LIGHTROOM

ENGLISH HINDI TAMIL

LEAD ARCHITECT

JUL 2015 - MAR 2016

INTERN ARCHITECT ANAGRAM ARCHITECTS, NEW DELHI, INDIA - Assisted in presentation, photography and on site coordination for URBAN XCHANGER, a German Exchange program with FAR Architects, studying informal settlement patterns of an urban village in New Delhi, India - Assisted in design development, presentation and construction documentation for residential, institutional and hospitality projects in India


ACADEMIC: COURSES/PROJECTS SPRING 2019 (M. ARCH, CURRENTLY ATTENDING)

INTERNATIONAL SOLAR DECATHLON COMPETITION Our interdisciplinary team, collaborating with Thornton Tomasetti and Skender, is using BIM Simulation to develop a 2050sq.ft sustainable residence to be built in Urbana, IL in May 2020 CLIMATE RESPONSIVE BIOMIMETIC ARCHITECTURE AT PRUDENTIAL PLAZA, CHICAGO HIGH PERFORMANCE + RESPONSIVE ARCHITECTURE WITH PROF. YUN KYU. YI, PH.D. Developing Biomimetic Parametric interventions using DIVA4RHINO, ANSYS & LADYBUG

FALL 2018 (M. ARCH)

TALL BUILDING DESIGN : TRUMP TOWER, CHICAGO COMPREHENSIVE INTEGRATIVE DESIGN STUDIO WITH PROF. MICHAEL K. KIM, PH.D AND SOM, CHICAGO Our team developed a sustainable tall building design which integrated varied functions with structure, vertical circulation and services while maximizing public activity throughout the site and the building DEPLOYABLE STRUCTURES STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS WITH PROF. SUDARSHAN KRISHNAN, PH.D. Individually and as part of a 5-member team, developed deployable structures employing angulated scissor-members as used in Hoberman’s ring, sphere, shell and canopy

SPRING 2015 (B. ARCH)

RECREATING SARAI : TRANSIT - TOURIST CENTRE, NEW DELHI, INDIA UNDERGRADUATE DESIGN THESIS WITH PROF. NIDHI DANDONA Developed a central hub connecting 5 means of transit and a settlement in a busy arterial junction of the Indian capital

FALL 2014 (B. ARCH)

ANIMATED SERIES AS A TOOL FOR INTERPRETING ARCHITECTURE STYLES UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION WITH PROF. MALINI KOCHUPILLAI Wrote a research paper exploring the role of architecture as a graphic tool, as used in animated series, as a means of cultural production and a catalyst towards a discourse on architecture

COMPETITIONS NOV 2017 - JAN 2018 OCT

AMSTERDAM ART BRIDGE | ARCHASM | PARITICIPATION

2014

WRITING ARCHITECTURE TROPHY | NASA INDIA : PRIVATE LIFE OF PUBLIC SPACES | PARTICIPATION

OCT 2013

TRANSPARENCE TROPHY | ETHOS INDIA : FUTURE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE | PARTICIPATION LOUIS I. KAHN

JAN 2013

TROPHY | NASA INDIA : DOCUMENTING MUD-BASED ARCHITECTURE | PARTICIPATION

ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS APR 2014

WALKS 2014 - OPEN DAY AT SSAA| DEPT. HEAD FOR LIGHTING AND EXHIBITION

2013 , 2014

WORKSHOPS ON SUSTAINABILITY AND ALTERNATIVE BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES, NEW DELHI | PARTICIPANT

APR 2007- FEB 2008

PROJECT CITIZEN- ROLE OF WHISTLE BLOWERS AND RTI, ST. PAUL'S SCHOOL | PARTICIPANT

APR 2009 - OCT 2009

ROTARY INTERACT CLUB AT ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL, NEW DELHI | SECRETARY

AUG 2009

50 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE UNDER PROJECT ANUBHAV IN ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL, NEW DELHI | STUDENT TUTOR TO SLUM CHILDREN

AUG 2009

MODEL UNITED NATIONS AT ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL - H.S.C. ISRAEL-PALESTINE CRISIS | STUDENT DELEGATE(UKRAINE)

2006 , 07 , 09

ENDEAVOUR, THE SCHOOL MAGAZINE OF ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL | STUDENT EDITOR

AC HIEVEMENTS SPRING 2019

NOMINATED FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS AWARD FOR DESIGN OF BIOMIMETIC PARAMETRIC SYSTEMS SELECTED TO BUILD THE NET-ZERO HOME FOR ILLINOIS SOLAR DECATHLON IN URBANA IN MAY 2020

FALL 2018

NOMINATED FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS AWARD FOR DESIGN OF TRUMP TOWER, CHICAGO APPOINTED THE

APR 2010 - FEB 2011

SCHOOL HEADBOY, ST. PAUL'S SCHOOL

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