Piyush Pandya is an Architect-Urban Planner at the Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University. He is currently working in a Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited project and also in a European Union funded project as project manager & project technical assistant respectively. He is member of Council of Architecture since 2010.
He has completed his Bachelor of Architecture in 2010 from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology – Bhopal. He has worked for 3 years as architect in various organizations including Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH) for various urban level projects. He, then, joined Masters of Planning programme with specialization in environmental planning and urban regional planning in CEPT University in 2013-15 batch. He also has been a GATE scholar and had training for working with lime from Aga Khan Trust for Culture.
Piyush has participated in several national level conferences and had worked for World Wide Fund for Nature as an intern for their interim research report on impact of intensive farming on river resources. He, along with his colleague, is among the first to document the Galden Namgyal Lhatse (Tawang monastery),Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India; India’s biggest and Asia’s second largest monastery.
He has voluntarily associated himself for e-magazine HindYugm in graphic designing. His poems and architectural travelogues are published in various magazines.