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Apurva Purandare works in Architecture and Planning in Los Angeles, CA.


She is an internationally experienced Designer and a licensed Architect in India. Over the span of her career, she has had the pleasure of collaborating with individuals from a wide range of disciplines.

She is a UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, M.Arch. alum and was part of the Surpastudio by Architect Thom Mayne in 2015. She was a recipient of the JN Tata endowment for higher education in 2013. She is currently pursuing her Architect's license in the State of California.

She's particularly skilled in urban and large-scale building typologies and currently works as a Job Captain at Gensler. Prior to that, she has worked at architecture firms in Los Angeles and Mumbai and was a volunteer researcher focused on the study and documentation of informal urban sprawl in Mumbai city. She hopes to build experience as an Architect while advancing her passion for urban research and analysis.

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