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AR.TEJA SHIVRAJ SAWANT 625, W. Madison St., Apt 1902, Chicago, IL 60661.

PHONE NO.: +13126237529 EMAIL: SUMMARY Eager and enthusiastic professional with a desire to seek and grasp maximum experience essential for growth and career development. EDUCATION 2008-2009

Design Dissertation

B. Arch (Bachelor in Architecture) Sir J. J. College of Architecture University of Mumbai, India. Percentage: 66.4% Revival of Moti Lakefront, Sawantwadi (75.6%) It aims at revitalizing community life and reviving traditional art and craft, through climate responsive architectural design. This project was nominated for The Charles Correa Gold Medal` for the best Design Dissertation competition coordinated by Urban Design Research Institute, Mumbai


LEED AP Building design and construction U.S.Green Building council


Project Architect M.K.Welankar & Associates, Mumbai


Industrial and Factory Planning Projects  Photovoltaic: BIRLA SURYA LTD.,India India’s first, largest integrated facility for fabrication of multi crystalline silicon wafer and processing of solar photovoltaic cells located at Rajewadi, Dist-Satara Maharashtra.

 Textile:

1) Process House, Deesan Infrastructure Pvt.Ltd, Shirpur, India. 2) 75000 Spindle spinning mill,Deesan Infrastructure Pvt.Ltd, Shirpur.India 3) BOILER HOUSE, Lahoti Terra Knit Fab Ltd, Solapur, India.

Other Projects  Hospitality:

Guest House, Birla Surya Ltd, Pune, India. 24 double occupancy rooms and 15 suites with dining areas, Conference rooms and other ancillary areas. Estimated cost 50 million

 Housing :

Four phase project contain 30 buildings of three types, twin bunglows and independent bunglows for Birla Surya Pvt Ltd,Pune, India


Industrial and Factory Planning Projects Assist senior architect in conceptual designs, Presentation, Design development, Working drawings, Site development, Site selection, co-ordination with other consultant, site visits, Supervise junior architects. Hospitality Single handedly done all work from conceptual planning, presentation, various options for client, till construction drawing, tendering and quantities of this project under guidance of senior architect. Housing Client interaction, design detail, layout plan, construction drawings

Sept 2011 to Nov 2011 Green building research institute, TX, USA. Projects

LEED project experience program.  Collision & Repair center, Texas ( Core and Shell project)  Iowa renewable energy training center, Iowa (Existing building operation and maintenance) It was short program, integration of live online meetings and preparation of report that address LEED credit calculations, requirements, strategies & documentation for LEED online submission.

ACHIVEMENTS 2006- 2007

Honors Program Certificate, University of Mumbai For successful completion and documentation of improving accessibility at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai (India) through Barrier Free Design.

2005- 2006

Certificate of participation, University of Mumbai For successful participation in ‘Kalina University Campus Landscape Design Project’

CO-CURRICULAR Following group work done in field of 'Design for physically challenged’ under the guidance of Ar.Parul kumtha Structural auditing and design solution Carrying out accessibility audits and providing design solutions for barrier freeaccess to public buildings in Mumbai city, in keeping with United Nations’ Regulations, Development Control Rules for Mumbai and any other specific regulations like Heritage Conservation norms, etc. Feb 2007 to Mar 2007 St. Xevier’s College, Mumbai Portfolio presentation & 3d modeling as part of team of 7 May 2007 to Sept2007

Reserve bank of India, Mumbai Presented detailed audit booklet of design solutions as team leader of team of 7.

Nov 2007

Indira Gandhi institute of development and research, Mumbai. Presented detailed audit booklet of design solutions as a part of team of 4.

Presentation  Fellowship of Physically Handicapped, Mahalaxmi, India.  Tata Institute of Social Science, India - one day seminar on' Practical approach towards creating a Barrier Free Environment for person with Disabilities’

SKILL SET Computer

Auto cad 2D (Advanced), Corel Draw (Intermediate), Microsoft office (Advanced), Sketch up (Intermediate)

Other Technical

Hand sketching, Painting, Hand drafting, model making, craft

Non Technical

Enthusiastic toward team work and divert design challenges, managing various design stages, Keen interest in various design tools


Conversant in Hindi and English, Proficient in Marathi

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP  Council of Architecture, New Delhi, India TRAVEL International

I got experience of working with IBvogt, international service provider for the planning and realization of factories in the PV industry, Berlin, Germany. I have attended integrated building design charrette in Berlin for Birla Surya Ltd.


I have been to places such as Kerala, Goa, Orissa, Chandigarh, Shimla, Rajasthan, Kolhapur, Sindhudurg to study local architecture of that places


Elgin Community Beautification Project Neighborhood housing services of Chicago, Inc. Exterior home beautification which include yard work, exterior painting, landscaping.

Recommendation available upon request.

Curriculum vitae Ar.Teja Sawant  
Curriculum vitae Ar.Teja Sawant  

Curriculum vitae Ar.Teja Sawant