Siddharth has had the good fortune of being taught by architects Anant Raje, Kurula Varkey, Miki Desai & Neelkanth Chhaya and artist Murali Cheeroth.
Siddharth has worked on several large scale proposals across a wide range of project types: river fronts, forest and urban parks, cultural complexes and master planning. In addition to the upgradation of Taj Ganj: urban revitalization of the three access roads to the Taj Mahal, Siddharth was the project architect at Archohm Consults, Noida, for several high profile public projects. As founding partner of Studio11, he headed the revitalization of the House of CG, Ahmedabad into a heritage hotel in its critical initial stages.
Siddharth’s professional associations include internships with Anupama Kundoo in Auroville and CEARTH in Kochin; and collaborations with DCOOP, Mumbai, Snehal Shah Architect, Ahmedabad, Girish Karnavat, Mangalore, Benthem Crowel, Amsterdam and the Berlin Studios of David Chipperfield Architects & Topotek1.
In 2011 Siddharth created image:medium:actor a course on emotions & creativity which employs graphics, text, collage & theater as mediums and participants’ memories and associations as raw material. The pedagogy predominantly employs the workshop format with emphases on embodied work & conversations.
Besides spatial design, he is involved in graphics and publications through his visual communication design enterprise compoundeye.
Siddharth is a music enthusiast, likes writing and has penned more than a 100 poems. He shares with Sukhmani the artistic direction of The Vessel and is the editor of Textures, Design Pendulum’s curatorial space and publication, respectively.
Born: 1st October 1977 Residence: New Delhi
2003 B.Arch., School of Architecture, CEPT, Ahmedabad Distinguished Student Award 2002
1995 ISC, The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, Hyderabad Prefect & House Captain
2017 May onwards Founding Partner Architect, Design Pendulum, New Delhi
2014 July – 2017 April Senior Consulting Architect, Archohm Consults Pvt. Ltd., NOIDA
2013 August – 2014 June Founding Partner, XPDS Architects, Ahmedabad