Sharvey Dhongde


Bachelor's / UG : B.Arch, MMCA, Pune University,1995
Masters/ PG : McGill University, Montereal Canada, 2000
PG Diploma, ArcheWorks, Chicago, USA, 1997
Ph.D : SPPU, 2012, Submitted

Sharvey is a Professor of Architecture at Dr Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture, Pune and a practicing Architect registered with the Council of Architecture. He handles institutional, residential and industrial projects through his consultancy firm Atha Architects. He is the winner with his three partners of the Vetalnagar slum Redevelopment Project mooted by the Pimpri- Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, India.

Sharvey also works in the field of heritage conservation and acts as the Co-Convener of INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage), Maharashtra State Chapter and Convener of the Pune Regional Chapter. He has been closely associated with various heritage conservation and awareness initiatives by the organization. He has handled listing, documentation, and heritage impact assessment projects for various agencies including the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), Mumbai Metropolitan Region Heritage Conservation Society (MMRHCS), INTACH, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and National Monuments Authority (NMA).

Sharvey has authored a book on the heritage of Aurangabad district in Maharashtra and published by INTACH, Aurangabad Chapter. He has co-edited a book on Ar Achyut Kanvinde with Dr. Chetan Sahasrabudhe and published by the BNCA Publication Cell. He has also co-authored a book on conservation studies of the core city of Pune with Ar Tina Wik and funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA).

By education, Sharvey is an M.Arch from McGill University, Montreal, Canada specializing in minimum cost housing for developing countries and recipient of the University’s Alvaro Ortega scholarship and the Faculty Research Award. He has worked under Ar. Stanley Tigerman and interior designer Eva Maddox while completing a post graduate diploma in alternative design at Archeworks, Chicago, USA, largely comprising on real community based projects. He has been an apprentice with Ar. Balkrishna Doshi’s Vastu-Shilpa Foundation, Ahmedabad, India and has also contributed to two of their recent publications on architecture. He has done his B.Arch from the University of Pune, India with his last year dissertation on the tribal settlements of the Narmada river basin displaced by the Sardar Sarovar Project. Currently, he has submitted his PhD thesis under the guidance of Dr Anurag Kashyap researching on historic housing, cultural change and identity.