Name

Radhi Desai

About

Education:
Rhode Island School of Design I RISD
Providence, RI, 2012
Master of arts, Interior Architecture
Academic fellowship recipient.

Danish Institute of Study abroad I DIS Copenhagen, Denmark, 2011
Scandinavian Design & Architectural tours includes Denmark, Sweden & Finland
Summer studio In Scandinavia

Maharaja SayajiRao University I MSU Baroda, India, 2010
Bachelor of Architecture

Experience:

PROFESSIONAL WORK:

Radius Designs
Pune , India - Design Intern, 2009
Intern architect working in schematic, diagrammatic, design and construction phase of two farmhouses in and around the city and a hotel in Mumbai, India. Extensive responsibilities included design of interiors, wall coverings, layouts, renderings, making working drawings and presentation, as well as research and analysis.

Freelance Work
Baroda, India, 2010
Designed the interiors for two apartments, farmhouse and a penthouse.
Planned and designed the furniture, wall coverings and upholstery. Also managed the process of building the furniture and coordinating all the different agencies involved

RISD, Interior architecture
Providence, RI, 2011
Drawing for interior architecture
Teaching assistant, fall 2011

STUDIO :

Urban Revitalization of old market place.
Baroda, India 2008
The task was to interest with the locals and find out the problems faced and accordingly redesign the area accommodating all the activities which already exists and new recreational zones.

Milan Studio – Prototyping the domestic environment.
RISD, Providence, RI, 2011
The advanced studio was aimed to focus on the fabrication of prototypes for design interventions in the broad universe of contemporary domestic environment. The studio prototypes will be exhibited at the salone satellite in the Milan furniture fair, 2012

‘Private In Public – creating an exhibition of the personal bubble’
RISD,Providence,RI,2012
This studio aimed at exploring the idea of personal bubble in a public space taking Providence as our palette. We all worked with Visiting artist Wendy Richmond to prepare for her art installation at the RISD museum based on the same idea.

Exihibition:

Salone Satellite, International Furniture Fair
Milan, Italy April 2012
Studio exhibition : Prototyping the domestic environment

Skills:

Architecture & Interiors:
Concept development, Hand drafting, Architectural model making, Wood working: hand and power tools, drawing, color pencil representations, painting, mixed media, Skilled in custom furniture and lighting design, finish and material selection, making presentations.

Computer:
AutoCAD, Google Sketch - up, Revit, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, v-ray rendering, Microsoft office

Personal:
Strengths include a collaborative work ethic, good interpersonal skills, innate organization, can work under pressure, can adapt to changing environment and learn new skills quickly.

Specialties

  • Architecture
  • Interior Architecture
  • Adaptive Reuse
  • Sustainability
  • Interior Design
  • Furniture design
  • Graphic Design
  • Blogging

Skills

  • Autocad
  • Revit
  • Sketch up
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Microsoft Office