From September 2014 renowned architect Anupama Kundoo will be engaged as profesor at the UCJC School of Architecture.
Anupama Kundoo (1967 Pune, India), gradutated in 1989 from Sir J.J College of Architecture, Bombay. In 1999 she completed a research fellowship at the Vastu Shilpa Foundation, Ahmenabad. In 2008 she completed her PhD at the TU Berlin.
She set up her studio in Auroville, India, in 1990. Her work focusses on the study of materials and experimentation to produce architecture of low environment impact and adjusted to its socioeconomic context.
She has taught at several schools, such as London´s Architectural Association, TU Darmstadt, TU Berlin and Parsons New School of Design in New York.
Her projects and writings have been featured in a wide range of books, international journals and newspapers. Her recent contribution to the XIII Venice Architectural Biennale involved the full-scale facsímile of her ‘Wall House’ Project.
In 2013 she received an Honorable mention in the International Prize arcVision – ‘Women and Architecture’. In 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2003 she won the ‘Architect of the Year’ Indian Award.
She is one of six international architects invited by Barcelona Council via Benedetta Tagliabue and Fundació Enric Miralles to build an ephemeral installation in Barcelona in collaboration with MIT Boston, IAAC Barcelona and UQ Brisbane as part of BCN RE.SET.
She will take part in the round table ‘Architecture and Shelter: Small is Large’, III Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura ‘Necessary Architecture’, in Pamplona.