MADHURI SUBRAMANIAM

STV

SAY IT LOUD - MARYLAND Exhibitor
Maryland Based Designer

Who or what inspires you professionally?
 
I am inspired by people who challenge the status quo. My college principal and mentor, Prof. Akhtar Chauhan, introduced me to the creativity and essence of humane architecture. I turn to nature's beauty for inspiration. Sustainability inspires me.

MADHURI SUBRAMANIAM

Bio:

Madhuri Subramaniam, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, a project manager and architect at STV, has more than 18 years of experience in the design of new and renovated airport, transportation, and other building facilities. At STV, she is one of the founding members of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council. In 2009, she was awarded the ‘Distinguished Service Award’ for her work with AIA’s Baltimore Chapter.

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

We traveled around India for vacation and I l loved historic structures. From a family of engineers, at 17 I went a different path and enrolled at Rizvi College of Architecture in Mumbai. It shaped my future and reinforced my love for architecture.

What do you do?

I am a project manager in STV’s Buildings & Facilities Division. As a client service manager, I work on projects in all phases of design as well as through construction administration.

What excites you in the work you do?

Design coordination. The adrenaline rush of organizing parts of the puzzle in ways that serve both the client and the tenant. The satisfaction of seeing my idea and design concept embraced is what drives me. I hope that feeling never wears off.

Who or what inspires you professionally?

I am inspired by people who challenge the status quo. My college principal and mentor, Prof. Akhtar Chauhan, introduced me to the creativity and essence of humane architecture. I turn to nature's beauty for inspiration. Sustainability inspires me.

 

What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement?

Receiving my final NCARB exam results. After the birth of my twins I promised to get licensed. I struggled as a new mother working full time. After over a decade of hard work since arriving in the US, I could finally introduce myself as an architect.

Featured Project Name: 

Mediterranean Shipping Company, Maryland Port Administration

Featured Project Location: 

Baltimore, MD, USA

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

1/2021

Role in Featured Project: 

Project Architect

 

Featured Project Description:

STV is providing ongoing building improvements and upgrades at the World Trade Center in Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor. For tenant Mediterranean Shipping Company, STV provided architectural and engineering services to transform the 18th floor office. This 6,400-sf suite includes an open office space for workstations, two enclosed offices, an executive conference room and two breakrooms. The space is filled with light and takes advantage of dramatic views of the city.

Photography Credit:

Metropolitan Photography