SARVESWARAN GANAPATHY SUNAMBEDU PONNEESWARAN

North Carolina State University

SAY IT LOUD - North Carolina Exhibitor

North Carolina Based Designer

Who or what inspires you professionally?

Architect Rem Koolhaas inspires me with his unique way of addressing each design problem. Sir David Adjaye’s project inspires me as well because of the way he infuses the culture in the built environment.

SARVESWARAN GANAPATHY SUNAMBEDU PONNEESWARAN

Bio:

Sarvesh'waran is a final-year graduate architecture student originally from Chennai, India joined NC State University with the College of design GSSP merit award of $35,000. Sarvesh had worked with the MOAD, India, for two years as a Junior Designer and trained as an architectural precast intern at the Gate Precast Company, Oxford, US. He synchronously works as a teaching assistant at the School of Architecture NC State for courses such as Digital representations and First-year experience.

 

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

During the sophomore year, I visited a building designed by Architect Charles Correa, I felt that space had impacted my consciousness in a brief period. That moment still remains the first point to ignite the spark towards my design explorations.

What do you do?

I enjoy design challenges on all scales, currently, I work on an airport design proposal and a small kiosk design proposal simultaneously.

What excites you in the work you do?

It is the problem-solving and the constant push to transcend conventions are the thing excites me in all kinds of design problems. I enjoy the design exploration in all phases of the process, from parti sketches to CDs to site executions.

Who or what inspires you professionally?

Architect Rem Koolhaas inspires me with his unique way of addressing each design problem. Sir David Adjaye’s project inspires me as well because of the way he infuses the culture in the built environment.

What is your proudest professional accomplishment or achievement?

My proudest moments include completing a 12000 sq.ft project in 9 months as project lead in India, receiving a Master’s admit with a merit scholarship, winning a national-level football stadium design competition.

Featured Project Name: 

College of Design Extension

 

Featured Project Location: 

North Carolina

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

Studio final Review - 2020

 

Role in Featured Project: 

Designer

 

Featured Project Description:

The College of Design extension on the West side of existing COD buildings is conceived as a box with a similar proportion of spatial void from the existing blocks. To bring light and life to the box, several means are incorporated, such as Cutouts, light wells, and glass floors. The Project focuses on Pre-Cast construction as the principal method, the challenge was to carry the initial idea of bringing natural light inside the box with all the pre-cast construction limitations and constraints.

Photography Credit:

Sarveswaran Ganapathy SP

Featured Project Name: 

New City Alameda Tower

 

Featured Project Location: 

North Carolina

 

Featured Project Completion Date: 

Studio final Review - 2020

 

Role in Featured Project: 

Designer (Two members team Sarveswaran Ganapathy & Rajvee Patel)

 

Featured Project Description:

The tower design is a part of the new city proposal for Alameda county. Having closely observed the nature and outdoor affinity of the Bay area people, we worked around an idea to provide an opportunity for the city dwellers to experience the outdoors in a new dimension. The design's key features are the walking pathway called "Loop" and public amenities stacked in between the building cores called "Central Civics" The 10' wide walking loop connects with the tower's central civic part.

Photography Credit:

Sarveswaran Ganapathy SP