MOAD is a team of young architects working on projects ranging in scale from residential, commercial and urban design schemes, as well as product, furniture and graphic design.
Mahesh Radhakrishnan is an Architect and Designer based in Chennai. He is the founding partner of a small architectural practice with a long name - MOAD - The Madras Office for Architects and Designers.
He received his bachelors degree from Regional Engineering College - now NIT Tiruchirappalli in 1999 and was a research scholar at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in Germany in 2002. His brief architectural work experience include Adrian McGregor Associates, Sydney and Christopher Charles Benninger and Associates, Pune and CnT, Bangalore.
He is involved as a visiting faculty for several schools in Tamilnadu. He has been a guest critic at University of Sydney and New South Wales and several Architectural schools across India.
He is trustee of Chennai Architecture Foundation - CAF and an Associate of Urban Design Collective UDC, both, not for profit organizations promoting Architecture and sustainable urban practices respectively through advocacy and research.