Dr Vikranth Singh
architect + urban designer + academic,
Auckland, new Zealand
Vikrant Singh is an architect and Urban designer/Academic, presently based in Auckland, New Zealand. He works with a local architectural firm and has been actively involved in the academics in India as well as in New Zealand.
Vikrant holds a PhD in architecture from University of Auckland, New Zealand, M. Arch (Urban Design) from Mackintosh School of Architecture, University of Glasgow, UK and B. Arch from BBDNITM, Lucknow, India. After returning from the UK, started his architectural firm and simultaneously headed one of the regional architecture school. His sensitivity towards social issues is well evident not only through his writings but also in his ground attempts to bring that change. In one such effort, he worked in collaboration with the team from MIT, USA on a waste management system in India. He is also awarded by Dr Sanjeev Baliyan, Union State Minister for his vision and contribution in architectural teaching. He is widely traveled and has been a speaker at various events.