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Gender MALE
Industry Architecture
Occupation Architect
Location New York, New York, United States
Introduction Viren Brahmbhatt (Principal | de.Sign) is an architect and urban designer practicing in New York City. His work has been focused on housing, urban design and cities. He is a Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture, Columbia University and Pratt Institute, New York. Previously, he has collaborated on several research and teaching projects with the School of Architecture & Urban Design and the Earth Institute at Columbia University. His published projects/work includes “The Vacant City: Urban Design Project for The Mont Des Arts”, Brussels (Belgium, 2000), “Developing Strategies: Hell’s Kitchen South” (Research and Urban Design, New York 2002) and “Investigations into Architectural Design: Conceptions and Processes” published in 1988. Viren’s recent work includes architectural projects for community facilities, master plans for residential developments in New York City and various small and large-scale architectural and urban design projects including the Vintage Car Maritime Museum in California. His ongoing work in India includes architectural, housing and urban design projects in Thane (Mumbai), Pune, Kolkata and other cities.
Favorite Books Camera Lucida, Roland Barthes On Photography, Susan Sontag