Madhav is an architect and urbanist. He founded Anagram Architects in 2001, an architectural practice in partnership withVaibhav Dimri. Anagram Architects is internationally recognised as amongst the top emerging practices in the world with acommitment towards delivering deeply contextual designs that encourage sustainable lifestyles. Over the years the practice has garnered much international acclaim including a nomination for the Aga Khan Award 2010 and inclusion in the Wallpaper* Magazine’s “Architects Directory 2009”. Its work has been premiated at the Architectural Review’s World Emerging Architecture Awards 2007, the Cityscape Architectural Awards 2008, 2010 & 2016, the Wienerberger Brick Awards 2010, the SAIE Bologna 2010, 2011 and 2012, the Holcim Award for Sustainable Construction2011, Asia Pacific Design Awards 2012 and the International Design and Architecture Awards 2013. Anagram Architects has also featured in the International Architecture Biennale 2010 in Rotterdam and Biennial of Design (BIO23) 2012 held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. For four years in a row, they have been included in AD50, the Architectural Digest Magazine’s list of the 50 most influential Indian designers for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Madhav has presented talks at many prestigious forums including the Spring Lecture Series at RIBA, London, the Planning Commission’s mid-term appraisal of the 11th Five Year Plan and the Urban Mobility India 2010. He has also conducted lectures and workshops on architecture, urbanism, sustainability, non-motorised transit (NMT), Transit Oriented Development (TOD) and information & communication technology (ICT) at the Charles Correa Foundation (Panjim), Indian School of Business (Hyderabad), Sushant School of Art & Architecture (Gurgaon), Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture (Mumbai), Centre for Environmental Planning Technology (Ahmedabad), School of Environment and Architecture (Mumbai) and Institute of Urban Transport (Delhi). Keenly involved in academia, Madhav conducts a design studio at the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi where he also guides dissertations, seminars and research papers. He moderates the annual Design X Design roundtable in Delhi which aims at building discourse around Indian design across disciplines. He writes regularly for the Architectural Digest and the Times of India in addition to being published in the “Bahaus” magazine, Architektur Fachmagazin, Designboom and Archdaily.
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