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Arunava Sarkar

Urban Designer AE7 counsultantsMasterplanning

MSc M.Arch B.Arch

Location: Dubai, UAE


Arunava is an architect with 10+ years of experience in master planning and large scale architecture projects. He has worked on prestigious Greenfield townships, urban regeneration projects, TOD hubs, retail destinations and institutional campuses in India, UK and the GCC region. He is Specialist in sustainable design, specifications and environmental regulations. Arunava’s major projects include MBRAC, Dubai a 40 sqkm urban extension in Dubai. Arunava is a GRIHA Evaluator certified by the Ministry of Non-Renewable Energy, India. Arunava is actively involved in teaching through JMI, New Delhi as a course tutor for the M.Arch- Urban Regeneration Programme. Arunava regularly contributes to research through his association with professional organizations like the International Society of City and Regional Planners, Hague, American Planning Association- Chicago, Architectural Association-London and Institute of Urban Designers –India. He was a recipient of the UNESCO-ISOCaRP Young Planner, 2005 award and is a Commonwealth scholar.
(2008-2009) MSc Environmental Design, Environment +Energy Studies, Architectural Association, London
(2003-2005) M.Arch Urban Design, Distinction, Gold Medal, School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi
(1998-2003) B.Arch Architecture, Hons, Gold Medal, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

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