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SAURABH GOENKA Cell: (412) 980 6444

EDUCATION

saurabhgoenka.spa@gmail.com

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folio: www.issuu.com/SaurabhGoenka 2 Bayard Rd, Apt A2, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

MASTER OF URBAN DESIGN, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), USA REGISTERED ARCHITECT, Council of Architecture, New Delhi, India BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE, School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), India

GPA: 3.96/4.0

Sustainable Urbanism, Zero Energy Housing, Building Construction, Management & Services, Real Estate Design Sustainable Development, LEED, Professional Practice, Geographic Information Systems

COURSEWORK COMPETITIONS

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1st PRIZE, „Better World Challenge‟ by „SavetheBay‟ at RISD, RI, USA August 2011 2nd PRIZE, „Feng Shui ICH House Design‟ by „Arcbazar‟, USA November 2011 PARTICIPATED, „Reimagining New York City Grid‟ by „Architectural League‟ at NY, USA October 2011

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

DESIGNER at Coraopolis Community Development Foundation, USA August 2011- present o Designing for restoration/reuse of a historically significant train station in Coraopolis. o Preparing design alternatives, feasibility analysis and implementation strategies

RESEARCH ASSISTANT at Carnegie Mellon University, USA August 2010 – May 2011 o Researched for a book on Innovative Methods of Representation in Architecture o Analyzed Brownfields and Industrial Sites in and around Pittsburgh

URBAN DESIGNER/ARCHITECT at Abhimanyu Dalal Architects, India June‟08-July‟10, Jan‟07–July‟07 o Headed the team for winning the competition for mixed use housing along a golf course o Developed design proposal for Urban Redevelopment of a historically significant mixed-use street o Worked on two high end residences from conceptualization till implementation o Devised strategies for Urban revitalization in historic religious city of Amritsar, India o Formulated layouts, elevations & digital models collaboratively for a Commercial Tower o Administered 4-6 projects as a Graphic Design and Presentation Advisor o Designed two farm houses from concept till design development stage

ARCHITECT at Self Employed o Designed and supervised construction of two residences in New Delhi, India o Refurbished a Lighting showroom and a Chartered accountant‟s office

June‟08-July‟10

ARCHITECT INTERN at Archi Group of Architects, New Delhi, India o Produced drawings & perspectives for a University Campus in India

May‟05–July„05

SOFTWARE SKILLS

Autocad 2D & 3D, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch Up, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Microsoft Office, Revit, 3dsMax, REM Rate, City Engine, Climate Consultant

AWARDS

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ACADEMIC PROJECTS

OTHER ACTIVITIES

CERTIFICATE OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, Carnegie Mellon University, USA TOP 10 IN 65 STUDENTS, Architectural thesis & Urban Design in SPA PUBLISHED SEMINAR PAPER, SPA in the Limited edition of Seminars book

2010-11 2007-08 May 2008

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, USA o Design Guidelines – Ed + Med District in Doha, Qatar o Mixed use airport city design - Pittsburgh International Airport, USA o Transit oriented development - Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh, PA o Net Zero Energy house design - Pittsburgh, PA o Feasibility analysis - East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA

SCHOOL OF PLANNING AND ARCHITECTURE, INDIA o Architectural Thesis – Heritage Spa & Ayurvedic Center in historic fort ruins in Goa, India o Urban Design – Designed mixed use street with infill intervention in city center of Delhi, India o Seminar Paper – Future designers amid issue of democratization, technology and sustainability o o o o

Member of nonprofit design organization EcoDesignersGuild, Pittsburgh Co-created Conference on “Culture & Architecture – Designing the House” Part of the College cricket and table tennis team for 3 years Associated with non-profit social organization (Karmarg) since 2004

August, 2011-present 2004-05 August 2005- May 2008 2004-present


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