Shankar S Kandhadai

An award-winning Architect with over three and half decades of experience in Architecture, Interior Designing and project management.

He has worked across all segments of Architecture and infra structure projects, Nationally and Internationally, delivered world class projects which stand testimony to time. re-engineered the construction process, developed designs and detailing that mitigate the inter- dependency in project execution.

A dedicated practitioner possessing a passion for excellence and detailing. Set up a furniture manufacturing unit catering to in house projects.

An entrepreneur at heart as an angel investor encouraged futuristic startups.

A good public speaker, people’s person, with good sense of humour.

Heads the innovation center being set up at Vagamon Campus.

In the year 1986, Municipal Corporation of Delhi chose Khandadi’s design as the best among 44 competing entries from all over the country. The design philosophy cantered around “wholeness in phases” ensuring that each modular phase, constructed over time, retained a sense of completeness.

Khandadi has always been an advocate of professionalism and sensitizes his team on being ethical and delivering a well-organized output. Khandadi is a dedicated practitioner possessing a passion for excellence. He is able to charge up eclectic teams and bring about alignment to project objectives. His time- tested interactive approach draws out ideas, rigor and team spirit.

Khandadi has also presented papers of academic interest as well as written for general readership.

Letter From Design Chair