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Ar. Renuka Singh
Assistant Professor (Full time on Contract)
Department of Architecture, Planning and Design
renuka.apd@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Urban Design, Architectural Design, Affordable Housing, Nature Based Solutions

Gold Medallist in B.Arch., School of Planning and Architecture (S.P.A.), New Delhi, 2015.

M.Arch. Urban Design, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, 2018. Master's Thesis selected for 7th IUDI National Urban Design Thesis Seminar, Institute of Urban Design, India (IUDI) to showcase the research and represent the CEPT University.

Worked at Beyond Built Pvt. Ltd.- 2014, HCP Design Planning & management Pvt. Ltd.- 2018, Holly International LLP/ Hindware - 2015-16 and Rove Studios- 2018-19. Part of the the project - Serampore Initiative, Documentation and Development of Conservation Strategies, National Museum of Denmark, 2016 and Leadership Programme in Building Design and Engineering on Airborne Infection Control, New Delhi, 2015 organised by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta USA.

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor (Full Time on Contract), Department of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi - (July, 2020 - Present)
  • Guest Faculty, Department of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi- (August, 2019 - June, 2020)

Courses Taught

  • AR105 Architectural Graphics I, (Dept. of Architecture, Planning & Design, IIT-BHU) - 2019, 2020
  • AR106 Architectural Graphics II, (Dept. of Architecture, Planning & Design, IIT-BHU) - 2020
  • AR107 Basic Design & Creative Workshop, (Dept. of Architecture, Planning & Design, IIT-BHU) - 2019, 2020
  • AR201 Architectural Design II​, (Dept. of Architecture, Planning & Design, IIT-BHU) - 2021
  • AR205 History of Architecture I, (Dept. of Architecture, Planning & Design, IIT-BHU) - 2020
  • AR211 Quantity, Pricing and Cost Estimate​, (Dept. of Architecture, Planning & Design, IIT-BHU) - 2021
  • AR103 Visual Art I, (Dept. of Architecture, Planning & Design, IIT-BHU) - 2020
  • AR204 Building Construction II, (Dept. of Architecture, Planning & Design, IIT-BHU) - 2021

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Convenor of Department Space Committee, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (April 2022 - Present)
  • International Relation, Resource Generation & Infrastructure Development Committee Member, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (April 2022 - Present)
  • Alumni Affairs Committee Member, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (April 2022 - Present)
  • Convenor of Web Portal and Online Media Committee, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (2021 - April 2022)
  • Web Portal and Online Media Committee Member, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (November 2020 - July 2021)
  • Curriculum Development Committee (B.Arch.) Member, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (July 2020 - Present)
  • Convenor of Department Time Table Committee, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (July 2020 - April 2022)
  • Departmental Library Committee Member, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (December 2019 - July 2021)
  • Department Faculty Council Committee Member, Dept. of Architecture, Planning and Design, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (August 2019 - Present)

Professional Experience

  • Architect, Rove Studios, New Delhi - (August, 2018 - July, 2019)
  • Research Fellow, H.C.P. Design Planning & Management Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad - (January, 2018 - May, 2018)
  • Architect, Holly International LLP, New Delhi - (June, 2015 - June, 2016)
  • Intern Architect, Beyond Built Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi - (January, 2014- June, 2014)

 

  • 2018 - Master's Thesis selected for 7th IUDI National Urban Design Thesis Seminar, Institute of Urban Design, India to showcase the research and represent the CEPT University.
  • 2018- Top 10 Master's thesis, COA National Awards for Excellence in Post Graduate Thesis in Architecture 2018, COA-TRC, Pune.
  • 2016- Part of THE SERAMPORE INITIATIVE, funded by National Museum of Denmark, Documentation and Development of Conservation Strategies of Green House, Serampore, West Bengal.
  • 2016- SPA Gold Medal for the Best student in B.Arch., School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.
  • 2015- Kajaria Meritorious Student Award, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.
  • 2015- Youngest member to be a part of Leadership Programme in Building Design and Engineering on Airborne Infection Control, organised by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta USA, National Institute of TB and Respiratory Diseases & Research Foundation of Hospital and Healthcare Administrative (RFHHA), New Delhi, India.
  • Etc.

Council of Architecture certified Architect