Pankaj Modi, Conservation Architect
Pankaj completed his Masters in Architectural Conservation from the prestigious School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
in 2000 within a couple of years of his Bachelors degree in Architecture from RV School of Architecture, Bengaluru.
He then co-founded Adhaar, a nearly decade old conservation firm which worked extensively with the Archaeological Survey of
India, the premier government agency in the conservation sector in India.
In 2007, his project on Brig Annexe Hill at Bangalore Club in Bangalore was awarded the Critics Choice Award
for 'Strive towards Architectural Conservation'.
He is Visiting Faculty at RV and BMS Schools of Architecture and Adhiyamaan College-Department of Architecture,
where he teaches the Urban Conservation course for post graduate students.
As research scholar, he worked with Prof Jagadish of Indian Institute of Science on a study of domes and
vaults of South India, soon to be published as a monograph. In 2004, he undertook a specialised internship on Wood Conservation
at Oslo, Norway through an ICCROM fellowship.
He is registered with Council of Architecture, India
Pankaj has a special interest in Documentation as an aid to understanding historic sites with research interest in
Site Management. He and Krupa work well together as they share common interests - belief in a community oriented approach
to conservation and increasing community awareness of heritage.