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E : pszoiey@gmail.com M : +91 9892959167

SOHIL SONI

A : 2C - 101 Dashmesh colony, 4 Bungalows, Andheri West, Mumbai - 400 053, India.

EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009 - 2014 Graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Balwant Sheth School of Architecture (BSSA), NMIMS University, Mumbai; Meritorious with a CGPA of 3.67

July 2015 - March 2016 Research Associate as part of the core team for The State of Architecture Exhibition and all collateral events -A project of the Urban Design Research Institute, Mumbai; Curated by Rahul Mehrotra, Ranjit Hoskote and Kaiwan Mehta.

2007 - 2009 HSC from Sathaye College of Science, Mumbai University, Mumbai; Distinction with 89.3% (PCM 95%) and combined MASA rank:27 1998 - 2007 ICSE from Jasudben M.L. School, Mumbai; Distinction with 93.4 % (5th rank in school)

June 2014 - June 2015 Worked as a Junior Architect at Studio Amita Vikrant, London - Mumbai March 2014 - June 2014 Worked as an Intern with Fabian Ostner/ White Ant Studio, Auroville

Exhibitions, Publications and Competitions Part of the core team to have published The State of Architecture Exhibition Catalogue, 2016 Winner of Adobe Design Ignites Change & UN Habitat Youth Fund; Part of the winning team representing DRPBSSA, funded to design and execute urban farming practice over a slum in Ghatkopar, Mumbai Participant under DRP-BSSA in a joint Exhibition My Very Own City at Barcelona, Spain, representing Mumbai; Researched and documented a citizen of an industrial section of Mumbai Designed and installed a canopy at the Kalaghoda Art Festival 2013, Mumbai; Ageing Dreams an aluminum canopy and leaf-catcher supported from a tree

Designed and constructed a multi-seat steel furniture piece for the Exhibition at The Corridor, BSSA Swarm Intelligence in Nature which was later displayed at Kalaghoda Art Festival 2012; Inspired from the swarm behavior of Naked Mole Rats

Design selected for an 8ft. tower for the Exhibition at The Corridor, BSSA – Networks in Nature and the City; Tower inspired from interlocking bird feathers and a Short movie on Networking of Dhobi’s in Mumbai city


Academics, Measured Drawings and Studios Research and Design Dissertation titled Process City, mentored by Kaiwan Mehta. Project selected for the K V D Forum 2014, Cept;

Understanding and designing interconnected physical and mental systems (cities,nature,travel,culture,material) in a state of constant flux

Attended a 7 day rural studio in and around the villages of Shirpur Measured drawing of Almeida house(Portuguese house), Versova; Studio conducted on the same Measured drawing and documentation in drawing and model of Menavali village, near Wai, Maharashtra; Studio conducted on the same Sketched and documented caves at Badami, Temple complex of -Pattadakkal, Hampi, compiled and published Sediments Documented in drawing S V P road (South Mumbai) from the western waterfront edge to the eastern docks; Studio conducted on the same Sketched and documented Ajanta and Ellora caves, compiled and published 38 Experiences Measured drawing and sheet documentation of a Haveli and surrounding area at Nauchaukia, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

SKILLS

INTERESTS

Digital - AutoCad, Google SketchUp, Rhino, 3DS Max, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Corel Draw, Autodesk Sketchbook, Adobe Lightroom, Corel Video Studio

graphic design, photography, film, space design, travel, philosophy, history, reading, poetry, writing, swimming and drawing

Manual - hand and machine modeling, sketching, drafting, ink and colour rendering

Curriculum Vitae | Sohil Soni  
Curriculum Vitae | Sohil Soni  
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