Mr. Abhijit Pariyal (Assistant Professor)
Mr. Abhijit earned his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Architecture and Urban Design respectively from CEPT University, while receiving the Distinguished Student Award in overall M.Arch program. Before moving to Surat in 2015 he has worked at Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Goa under eminent architects. He enjoys sculpting figurines, especially miniatures, and has also conducted several workshops for design students at various institutes across India. He has won a number of national level design, landscape and sculpture competitions. Presently he runs a practice which provides consultancy in architecture, interior design and urban design while collaborating with institutes for creating sculptures and other artworks. He is associated with INTACH-Surat chapter, working on the local built heritage. His areas of interest include history of architecture and cultures, urbanism, semantics and semiotics of spaces, sculpture and concept art.