Sakthi Bhuvaneswari

School of Design
Sakthi Bhuvaneswari

Sakthi Bhuvaneswari graduated with a B.Arch. from Anna University in 2011and gained experience with Architecture Firms in Bangalore and Chennai. She further specialized in Energy Performance of Buildings with an International Masters in Interior Architecture & Design from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. As part of the Cultural Exchange Program, Sakthi was selected on Merit to spend a semester at Hochschule fur Technik, Stuttgart, as part of which she had to travel for 9-months across Europe to observe design practice across various cities like Stuttgart, Zurich, Basel and Istanbul.

Translating her international experience, Sakthi tries to incorporate energy efficient building strategies into her practice through her firm The Civic Studio. She has worked on a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from Industrial, Institutional and commercial buildings notably, designing the interiors for the BHAVINI-Prototype Fast Breeder Nuclear Reactor at Kalpakkam; a Retail showroom in the Phoenix Market City, Chennai and a fully structurally glazed building housing a restaurant, amongst others.

As a visiting faculty at NIFT, Chennai, she mentored students from the Fashion Design and Fashion Communication course on Advanced Geometry. She believes that Academia provides her the fodder for deeper enquiry and believes in a multidisciplinary approach to teach design. She is a trained Classical Carnatic music singer and is also pursuing Hindustani Music. She is a Yoga Practitioner and holds a Diploma from Shiv Darshan Yoga Vidyalaya (Affiliated to the Bihar School of Yoga)