Born in 1971, Bijoy Ramachandran is an architect and urban designer based in Bangalore. His ﬁrm, Hundredhands is an internationally recognized practice and has been featured in Architectural Design (UK) magazine’s survey of contemporary Indian architecture (‘Made in India’, January 2008). Other awards include an oﬃcial selection for the Project South Exhibition and the Leone di Pietra at the Venice Biennale, 2006, and the Cityscape/Architectural Review Award in 2005.
‘Architecture & the City: A Bangalore Perspective’, a documentary feature he made on professional practice in the city in 2005 is now part of the curriculum in schools across India. In 2008, he produced ‘Doshi’, a documentary feature on the Indian architect B.V. Doshi, directed by Premjit Ramachandran.
He has been a panelist at the annual all-India undergraduate thesis review, the Kurula Varkey Forum, at CEPT, Ahmedabad, in 2005. Bijoy has a Bachelors degree in Architecture from BMS College, Bangalore University (1994) and a Masters degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, in Architecture & Urbanism (1998)
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