2021 JURY CHAIR

Amit Upadhye

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Amit has worked with high profile companies such as Morphosis, Gensler, Jones Studio, Richard and Bauer, Marwan Al-Sayed, The Construction Zone, Architekton in the USA, Aedas, DP Architects in Singapore and Anant Raje Architect in India on broad range of projects from Tall Buildings, Performing Art Centers, Border Station, Higher Education, US Consulate, commercial/Retail to High-end residential.



He is licensed in the USA and India with over 27 years of experience.


He teaches as Adjunct Faculty at ASU graduate and undergraduate School of Architecture since 2002. He believes that, good built environment begins with solid foundations laid for students.


His projects have been on AIA, Contemporary Forum and Spirit of the Senses home tours, showcased on Dwell, Archdaily, Architizer websites and Arizona Republic, Inside-Outside publications. He has given talks about his work and travelogue at institutions of US and India such as University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Phoenix Art Museum, National Institute of Design, India and FEED Forum, PVP College of Architecture, India.


He was brought up influenced by the great works of Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn in Ahmedabad, India, such as Mill Owners Association, Sanskar Museum, Villa Shodhan and Villa Sarabhai by Corbusier and Indian Institute of Management that played a pivotal role in his upbringing.


He is passionate about meaningful work in Architecture that is responsible, sustainable, poetic and phenomenological.