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AMMAAR CHOWDRY

Senior Architect

Ammaar completed his  Bachelors  in Architecture from  the  MEASI  Academy  of  Architecture and was  awarded the Best  Outgoing Thesis on his project titled ' The Utopian Grave ' that envisioned built form as a catalyst of emotions. He then went onto  gain experience at reputed architectural practices like MOAD, Celnikier Grabli Architects ( Paris ) and KSM Architecture where he represented the firm at the World Architectural Festival at Berlin. 

He consequently set up his private practice under the banner of s+a.D Studio which has completed multiple projects across South India . The most notable of  them  is  The Village Home,  which received accolades  such as  The Merit List 2018 and Building of the Year Nomination  –  Archdaily  for its  sustainable approach in design. He also set up a  training institute  for architecture  students  and has successfully  taught over 300  students.  

 

He was  awarded the “Invest your Talent in  Italy”  Grant  by  the  Ministry  of External  Affairs, India  in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency  and Uni-Italia  .  At Milan, he got the opportunity to associate directly with Pritzker Laureate Sejima Kazuyo of design firm SANAA  to work on the Inujima Art Island Project, Japan. He has been a part of the ED+ Team since 2020.