Siddharth
Srivastava

Born in a small town near Varanasi, Siddharth had spent all his childhood travelling and living in the most traditional settings of northern India. He regards those years a major contributor to his interest towards traditional and vernacular art, architecture, music and literature. He has finished his B. Arch from Lucknow and later his M. Arch. in Theory and Design from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. During his years at CEPT, he did ethnographic study of traditional Islamic houses of Lucknow for his thesis. Also, he attended an art exchange in Siena, Italy, where he worked with many artists and sketched while travelling extensively in Italy. He has also been passionately involved in singing since many years.

He has a work experience of over 5 years during which he worked for some reputed firms in Ahmedabad. He has practiced in India and Mauritius. He is also the principle architect of the architecture firm called “the inkling”. Besides teaching, he is also involved in research based writing and is currently involved in several books as a curator and writer. Currently teaching at CEPT University, Ahmedabad, he has also lectured at Indus University, Ahmedabad Govt. College of Architecture, Lucknow, Amity University, Lucknow and Integral University, Lucknow.