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Sanjeev Shankar was born in the Nilgiri hills of Southern India.
As founder of a research-based studio, Sanjeev uses his training in architecture, design and science to merge traditional knowledge with contemporary patterns to nurture positive socio-economic-ecological impact. Over the last decade, he has inspired communities globally through rigorous field research, experimentation and an inclusive hands-on methodology. A recipient of the Chevening fellowship for Science and Technology from Britain and the DAAD fellowship from Germany, his critically acclaimed works have featured at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, Centre for Architecture in New York, International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering in Geneva, Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago and Cornell University in New York. He was shortlisted for the Emerging Architecture award at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, has won the 'outstanding young engineer' award at the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering conference in Geneva, and was awarded the “10 Great Ideas to change the world” competition at Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai.
Sanjeev continues to explore a critical and collective agenda for human ingenuity, challenging the way we live and impact our planet.
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