Our Team

Zarna Shah

Zarna Shah, the founder principal of SamanuVidhatr is a conservationist and educator. Born in India, a professional architect and trained internationally as a designer, she brings a diverse set of experiences to each architectural and interior problems. Her professional tenure nationally and internationally has equipped her with the vision to put forth an idea and skills to see it through.

Her favorite Tag line ‘I am still learning’

What she studied:

Master of Architecture in Urban Conservation (KRVIA, Mumbai, India)

Master of Science in Professional Studies (RIT, NY, USA)

Bachelor of Architecture (APIED, Gujarat, India)

What is she doing:

Individual Member of ICOMOS India

Co-coordinator of NSC – ARSAH

Associate Member – Indian Institute of Architects (IIA)

Lifetime Member – Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID)

Sanjukta Das

Sanjukta Das, Mid – Level Principal for Heritage Conservation at SamanuVidhatr is a conservation Architect and educator. Her strength lies in architectural documentation of heritage structures and conservation planning. She has been involved in historical research, preparation of conservation and management plans, preparation of inventories and architectural documentation, and condition mapping of heritage structures. 

Her favorite tag line ‘… And miles to go before I sleep’

What she studied:

Master of Architecture in Urban Conservation (KRVIA, Mumbai, India)

Bachelor of Architecture (PMCA, Cuttack, India)

Mitali Nalla

Mitali Nalla is an enthusiast with a keen interest in Art and Culture and has been associated with Samanuvidhtr as Mid – Level Principal for the department of architecture. She has been involved in the architectural and interior design project along with research in architecture education. Her extensive research includes the History of Architecture and Intangible cultural heritage. 

Her favorite tag line ‘ Preserve your past to secure your future’

What she studied:

Master of Architecture in Urban Conservation (KRVIA, Mumbai, India)

Bachelor of Architecture (Sr. J J College of Architecture, Mumbai, India)

Suraj Vyas

Suraj Vyas is a Research Assistant and professional photographer associated with Samanuvidhtr. His professional tenure as a professor and designer has helped him explore the fundamentals of design principles, various materials and presentation techniques.

What he studied:

Diploma in Photography (CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India)

Bachelor of Interior Design (NSID, Gujarat, India)