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Professional Skills


To pursue a career as an architectural professional

AUGUST 2010 - JANUARY 2011 As a Project Architect Narrow Gauge Railway Heritage Park, Pratapnagar, Vadodara

Software: Auto cad, Sketch up, Photoshop, Corel Draw.

Diligent and enthusiastic goal achiever

To be a part of an esteemed organization, where my innovation to create designs, passion for accomplishing the projects and ability to coordinate well are put to use in the field of architecture. To explore and evolve energy efficient and cost effective design processes leading to sustainable design solutions

AUGUST 2010 - PRESENT As a Design Coordinator Commercial Complex (Banquet Halls and Studio Apartments), Alkapuri,Vadodara

AUGUST 2010 - PRESENT As a Visiting Faculty Functional Aspects of Interior Design Part time Course in Interior Design, Centre for Continuing/Adult Education and Community Services, M.S.U., Vadodara

Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati.

Innovative, Originative and Resourceful Efficient team player

Design: Adept in making architectural presentations as well as construction documents.

Productive under pressure Effective perceiver and receptive to the needs of the client

Analytical and practical approach to design.

JULY 2008 - NOVEMBER 2008 As an Intern Sanjay Puri Architects Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai. Worked on varied range of projects from Resorts, Hotels, Public Buildings and Residential Schemes

devanshi purohit 24, Rudra Soc-2, Karelibaug, Vadodara - 390 018. Gujarat - India.


Academic Activities

Personal Honors


2005-2010 Bachelor of Architecture The Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU), Vadodara, Gujarat, India

2009 - 2010 Design Coordinator for Landscape Idea Trophy for Annual Nasa at Chennai

Workshop by Prof. Jannet Lily, from Wisconsin-USA on Contemporary dance in 2009.

Dancing, Sketching, Photography, Reading, Writing, Travelling.

2008 - 2009 Awarded for best performance in the subject of CLIMATOLOGY in 3rd year architecture.

Nritya Visharad (B.A. Bharat Natyam), Bruhad Gujarat Sangit Samiti in 2005.

Presented HUDCO Trophy For Low Cost Housing at SAARC NASA 2009, Pune. Won Citation.

Awarded RASHTRAPATI PURASKAR (President’s Award) by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Bharat Scouts and Guides in 2005.

2003-2005 H.S.C. G.S.H.E.B, Gujarat, India

Attended a Workshop on Product Design by Prof. Phillippe Cannes of Domus Academy at MSU. 2007-2008 Hosted Zonal Nasa as Asst. Coordinator for Sponsorship. Design Coordinator for ANDC ’08: “A Place of Worship”

Date of birth 4th Nov '1987 Cell No + 91 - 98795 - 79161


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Landscape Idea Trophy, NASA’09

New Campus for SPA, New Delhi

Design Thesis: Film Arcade, Goa

Internship at Sanjay Puri Architects Pvt. Ltd. Oceanique Hotel, Goa Karla Resort, Lonavala Bombay Arts Society

Narrow Gauge Railway Heritage Park, Pratapnagar, Vadodara

Anjoy: The Retreat, Vadodara

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Personal Explorations

Introduction to Architecture

Primary School, VAdodara

Housing, Vadodara

Urban Insert at Nava Bazar, Vadodara

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Commercial Complex at Vadodara


Anjoy: The Retreat Commercial Complex with Banquet Halls & Studio Appts.

Client Location:

Anjoy Restaurant Alkapuri, Vadodara, Gujarat, India Project area: 600 mt sq Project initiation: 18th July, 2010 Project completion: Ongoing Scope: Participation in Design Development along with Ar. Amit Shrivastava, Follow up in execution, Interior Design


Floor Plans


Narrow Gauge Railway Heritage Park

Project: Client Location:

Railway Heritage Park Western Railway, BRC Pratapnagar, Vadodara, Gujarat, India Project area: 12,000 mt sq Design team: Devanshi Purohit, Astha Panchal, Ankit Darda. Under the guidance of Prof. Shishir Raval and Ms. Punita Mehta Project initiation 18th July, 2010 Project completion: 11th January, 2011 Scope: Complete In charge of the project. Concept visualization, Master Plan, Design development, Working Drawings and Execution

A railway heritage park is a protected area, in its natural or semi-natural state, or improvised, and set aside for human recreation, enjoyment and awareness along with preservation of its existing historical context. The visionary idea of ‘popularizing & preserving’ the heritage of Railway took shape of a ‘Railway Heritage Park’. But unlike ‘heritage parks’ in the West which charge heavily to visitors making it a luxurious hobby, this park aims at popularizing the heritage history directly to public at bare minimum expense. By and large it serves as : Community gathering space for local residents. Enkindling exhibition area and activity space for school students and railway enthusiasts.

Through its architectural expression, it carries forward values that creates an ambience that will help ‘talk of and celebrate’ railway heritage of Vadodara. Highlights the process of and the unsung heros behind history making. Recognizes existing eco-system and enhances the bio-diversity.

Narrow Gauge Railway Heritage Park The program evolved after studying the inference and implications of proposed site. The heritage trip includes an introductory display on the island area in front of the railway station which is followed by a heritage walk with bold display o f heritage wagons where it pays a prelude to the concluding museum.

The Design response is in terms of taking a conscious decision to Pedestrian friendly movement, the traffic calming devices have been adopted aptly. Economy and ecology friendly design is achieved by reusing the junk Railway material to evoke a sense of our proud Heritage values for now and for future. The Park is designed to ensure a feel of awareness, joy of making it: the process and a bit adventurous walk with wagons leading to Heritage Museum.

Manifestation of Railways

Site Before

Site After

Narrow Gauge Railway Heritage Park

Section through the Road

Section through the Gazebo


Final Views Of Site On The Day Of Inauguration

Internship at Sanjay Puri Architects Pvt. Ltd. Project: Location: Project Type: Scope:

Oceanique Resort Goa, India Renovation and Interior Conceptual design, Design Development and Execution of mock up room

Project: Location: Project Type: Scope:

Bombay Arts Society Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Architecture Working Drawings and Follow up with other consultants

The structure for the auditorium is a ribbed steel skeleton of a longitudinal central beam and several transverse beams which has double skin providing acoustic insulation. The retractable balcony is a system of tubular trusses which is installed upon a rotating disk with ball bearings supported by I beams and a hydraulic shaft.

Retractable Balcony for Main Audi. to accomadate more people at the time of peak usuage

Design Thesis: Film Arcade, Goa

Cross Section through Main Auditorium


Primary School, Vadodara 4th Sem: Design of Primary School 6th Sem: Working Drawings

“smile with no trace of fear, dream of a life you will never live...� from a play in mumbai

devanshi purohit b.arch The Maharaja Sayajirao University 2010 11 Cell: +91-98795-79161 24, Rudra Soc-2, Karelibaug, Vadodara - 390 018. Gujarat - India.

Architectural Portfolio  

Compilation of Professional and Architectural Projects