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KEERTI JAVALI

NC State University

SAY IT LOUD - North Carolina Exhibitor

North Carolina Based Designer

Who or what inspires you professionally?

My inspiration comes from thinking about how meaningful and impactful our work is at the end of the day. That keeps me pushing to do better.

KEERTI JAVALI

Bio:

The great architect, Keerti Javali, a licensed architect in India and presently a Masters of Architecture 21' candidate at North Carolina State University, believes in the power of space making, as architecture stands still but still has the potential to move people. Her approach to design comes from the underlying goal to respond and cater to the people while being meaningful to the context and culture of the place..

 

How did you first learn about architecture and when did you decide that built environment profession was an area of interest for you?

From very early on, I was intrigued by places and the unique character it held but never really could put a finger on it. It was only during my teenage that I learnt about architecture and decided this was my calling.

What do you do?

I am a Master of Architecture 21' candidate at North Carolina State University. I am presently working as Prof. Dana Gulling's TA and also as a graphic design intern for Poole College of Management.

What excites you in the work you do?

The power we hold to create an impact in the real world in something that excites me about my creative job.

Who or what inspires you professionally?

My inspiration comes from thinking about how meaningful and impactful our work is at the end of the day. That keeps me pushing to do better.

What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement?

I am a person who enjoys small wins with the same enthusiasm as the big ones. My most recent professional accomplishment would be the nomination for Shawcroft prize & AIA triangle scholarship. This has motivated me to keep working hard.

Featured Project Name: 

Creations in Concrete

 

Featured Project Location: 

North Carolina

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

Spring 2020

Role in Featured Project: 

Conceptual design, schematic design, representation

 

Featured Project Description:

The project is designed to house the Design library and Graduate studio spaces as an extension to the existing College Of Design. It aims to connect and create spaces, that extent and merge in the context of the campus. The project not only transcends to become a learning space but also a teaching tool that demonstrates the expressive amalgamation of pre-cast concrete architecture with the landscape and structure.

Photography Credit:

Keerti Javali