Public Domain

Authored Publications:

  • Indian Express: Opinion Column, “Tearing Down an Icon: Demolition of the Hall of Nations signals a failure to engage with history and public memory” – May 17 2017
  • DNA India: Analysis, “Heritage of Modernism: Why we cannot sit back” – March 4, 2017
  • Transfer – Global Architecture Platform: http://www.transfer-arch.com/materiality/raj/ – Jan 2017
  • “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj”- Edited by Vandini Mehta, Rohit Raj Mehndiratta, Ariel Huber. Published by Park Books, Zurich, 2016
  • Sarai Reader 09: Article titled “Embodied Constructions Banaras through Satyajit Ray’s Aparajito”- October 2013
  • Architecture + Design: Article titled, “Contemporary Retail Design” – Nov 2010

Project Publications:

  • Design Detail: Jaisalmer Airport, Jan 2017
  • Design Detail: The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj – Book Review, Jan 2017
  • State of Architecture: Processes and Practices In India, UDRI publication: Jaisalmer Airport and Solar Pavilion, Jan 2016 (Curators: Rahul Mehrotra, Kaiwan Mehta, Ranjit Hoskote)
  • DOMUS (India): The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj – Book Review, Nov 2016 – Cover Feature
  • Architecture + Design: The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj – Book Review, Nov 2016
  • Indian Architects & Builders: The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj – Book Review, Nov 2016
  • Tekton, A Journal of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning 3: Jaisalmer Airport, March 2016
  • DOMUS (India): Jaisalmer Airport, Nov 2013 – Cover Feature
  • Archnet (Aga Khan Architecture portal): https://archnet.org/authorities/2434 – Solar Pavilion, Aug 2013
  • Indian Architects & Builders: Young Designers’ 13, Feb 2013
  • Architect and Interiors, India: Top 50 Indian Designers, Mar 2012
  • Architecture + Design: Solar Pavilion, Mar 2012
  • Architectural Ideas, White Flag Media: Jaisalmer Airport, Solan House, May 2011
  • Architecture + Design: Alok Showroom, New York, Nov 2010
  • +91 Residences, Incite Publications: Solan House, Sept 2010
  • MINT, ‘Life’ Section, centerfold article: Studio 55, Dec 3rd2009
  • Better Interiors: Studio 55, New Delhi, Dec 2009
  • Better Interiors: Kochar Showroom, Amritsar, Aug 2009
  • Architecture + Design: DMRC Housing, NOIDA, Dec 2008
  • Indian Design & Interiors: Alok Showroom, New York, Nov 2007

International:

  • Book Event: “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj”  MoMA, New York City, Oct 2016
  • Book Event: “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” MIT, Cambridge, Oct 2016
  • Book Event: “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” Volume One, Paris, Oct 2016
  • Book Event: “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” Institute of Engineers, Berlin, Oct 2016
  • Book Event: “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” EPFL, Lausanne, Oct 2016
  • International Book Launch of co-edited book “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” ETH, Zurich Oct 2016
  • RGS-IBG Conference: “Infiltrating Urbanism: the case of Aya Nagar” Exeter, UK, Sept 2015
  • Annual Association of American Geographers Conference: “Negotiating the Past: Post-Colonial Identity and Urban Delhi”,  San Francisco, USA. Apr 2007
  • Annual Association of American Geographers Conference: “Urban 
Coversions: FarmHouse developments in the city of Delhi”, SF, 
USA. Apr 2007
  • The Urban History Group Conference: “Post-Colonial Identities: The Space of Bureaucracy in Urban Delhi”; University 0f Exeter, UK, March 2007
  • IASTE Conference, Mythic Constructions: Banaras through Satyajit Ray’s. ‘Aparajito’, Bangkok, Thailand. Dec 2006
  • IASTE Conference: “Imaging the (un)real: Space in Bollywood 
Films”, Bangkok, Thailand. Dec 2006

National:

  • Book Event: “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” Incite Gallery,  Bangalore, Feb 2017
  • Book Event : “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” BGRT,  Bangalore, Feb 2017
  • Kala Goda Festival – Presentation “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” Max Mueller, Mumbai,  Feb  2017
  • Ace-tech – Presentation “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj”, Mumbai, Nov  2016
  • Design X Design Expose series: Studio VanRO Works, Alliance Francaise, New Delhi, September 2016
  • Book Event: “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” CSMVS, Mumbai, June 2016
  • Book Event: “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” AMA, Ahmadabad, April 2016
  • National Book Launch of co-edited book “The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj” IIC, New Delhi, March 2016
  • Sushant School of Architecture: Studio VanRO Works, Gurgaon, Nov 2014
  • Indian Institute of Interior Designers 10×10 series: Studio VanRO Works, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, Oct 2014
  • Guild of Designers and Artists– Of Public Art: a lecture, New Delhi, Feb 2013
  • Urjavaran, Ishrae – presentation: Solar Pavilion, Chandigarh, Nov 2012
  • Urjavaran, Ishrae – presentation: Solar Pavilion, Dehradune,  Oct 2012;
  • 10 x 10 Architectural Presentation, FAA: Studio VanRO Works, New Delhi, March 2012
  • Discussant, Urban Design Colloquium, SPA, New Delhi. Mar 2012
  • Chairperson, Seminar on Locality in Dept. of Urban Design, SPA, New Delhi, Jan 2011
  • German-Indian Expert Seminar: “Urbanisation and Global 
Change in India”, New Symbols of Globalisation: The Common Wealth Games in Delhi”, SPA, New Delhi. Nov 2009
  • PechaKucha presentation on “Art as Infrastructure and Infrastructure as Art, KHOJ, New Delhi. Oct 2009
  • KVRI–SPA Urban Design Program – presentation: “Housing Dilemmas: Case of Hong Kong”, Mumbai, Sept 2009
  • IUDI Foundation Day- presentation: The New SPA Campus design proposal, New Delhi, June 2009
  • Rethinking Development: “The Search for Swaraj, Shikshantar”, Udaipur. Nov 
1999
  • UDRI: State of Architecture: Processes and Practices: Curated Projects. Jaisalmer Airport and Solar Pavilion, NGMA Mumbai. Jan 2016 (Curators: Rahul Mehrotra, Kaiwan Mehta, Ranjit Hoskote)
  • FAA 50 – Exhibition of CEPT Alumni,CEPT, Ahmedabad and New Delhi, Solan House, YarraVillage. Jan, March 2012
  • +91 Residences Exhibition: curated project – Kunte House, India Habitat Centre, Delhi, Sept 2011 (Curators: Incite)
  • +91 Residences Exhibition: curated project – Solan House, Max Muller Bhavan, Bangalore, 2010 (Curators: Incite)
  • 2017 Top 3 Nomination for the Best Architecture Book in FILAF, Perpignan, France: The Structure: Works of Mahendra Raj
  • 2015 Selected as a Top 50 entry for the open International Design Competition of the MH 17 memorial, Amsterdam
  • 2014 Nominee, NDTV Design and Architect of the year award
  • 2013 ArchiDesign Award for Best Structure: Jaisalmer Airport
  • 2013 Cited as Indian Architect & Builder Young Designers’13
  • 2012 TOP 50 Indian Design Firm by Architecture and Interior Publication
  • 2012 Nominee for Aga Khan Award 2012 cycle: Solar Pavilion.
  • 2012 Selected as a Top 3 entry for the Design Competition of the Torana Gateway in Kualalumpur, Malaysia
  • 2011 ArchiDesign Award: ‘Best Green and Sustainable Building’
  • 2010 Selected as a Top 3 entry for the Design Competition of the NABI Institute in Mohali (with Vastushilp)
  • 2008 CNBC AwaazCrisil Real Estate Awards: Special Commendation

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