Prem Chandavarkar

Prem Chandavarkar heads Chandavarkar & Thacker Architects (or CnT as it is known among friends). CnT is a third generation architectural firm based in Bangalore that dates back to being the city’s first architectural firm. Throughout its history the firm has retained a reputation of producing award winning and publishable work, produced under the commitment to a work culture of courtesy, collaboration, professionalism and a high ethical standard.
Prem received his training at the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India (B.Arch. 1978) and at the University of Oregon, USA (M.Arch. 1982). He is a former Executive Director of Srishti School of Art Design & Technology in Bangalore. He is an academic advisor and guest faculty at some of the top architecture colleges in India. Besides his design practice at CnT, he also writes and lectures on architecture, urbanism, art, cultural studies and education; has published several essays and presented papers at national and international conferences.