Aastha studied architecture at the Apex Group of Institutions, Jaipur. She has worked on different scale projects, including interiors in Jaipur. Having joined Saar in 2021, she is the second generation to work and contribute to the culture of the Secure Group. As an enthusiastic model maker, Aastha is excited to see the world move towards a more sustainable future.
Ananya met Jonny at Bath in 2003, forming the friendship that Studio Saar is founded on. Ananya went on to work on private projects in the United Kingdom and India, specifically for Secure Meters, including two IGBC platinum rated green buildings. Ananya created the first list of heritage buildings in Udaipur for the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage and worked at Sangath with Pritzker Prize winning architect Dr BV Doshi and Rajeev Khatpalia. He works at Secure Meters as a part of the leadership team and the design lead at Studio Saar. He is a keen photographer and furniture designer/maker.
Bhuvan studied architecture at Aayojan School of Architecture & Planning, Jaipur. He started working with Studio SAAR in 2023 after his graduation. He believes design is a collection of subtle interactions between an ecosystem and its occupants, and architecture will provide him with the ability to work on those interactions at all scales.
चंद्रेश स्टूडियो सार के मुख्य कारपेंटर हैं, इन्होंने 2018 में जॉइन किया। चंद्रेश उदयपुर निवासी हैं और इन्होंने कला में स्नातक डिग्री प्राप्त की है। इन्हें क्रिकेट खेलना, गाने सुनना बहुत पसंद है। इनका कहना है कि इनके घर के सभी सदस्य सकारात्मक सोच वाले हैं। खाली समय में इन्हें ड्रॉइंग बनाना, लकड़ी से मूर्ति बनाना व अन्य कार्य करना पसन्द है। इन्हें कार्य में जोखिम (रिस्क) लेना पसंद है और जीवन में किसी बड़े मुकाम पर पहुँचने का लक्ष्य रखते हैं।
हरि शंकर सुथार
हरि शंकर स्टूडियो सार में प्रशिक्षु (ट्रेनी) कारपेंटर हैं। इन्होंने 2022 में स्टूडियो सार की वर्कशॉप जॉइन और जल्दी ही अपने आप को यहाँ स्थापित कर लिया। इन्हें लकड़ी का काम बहुत पसंद है।
Harish earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the Buddha Institute of Architecture and Town Planning and joined Studio Saar in 2022. He focuses primarily on creating human-scale architecture with a more hands-on approach. He believes quality architecture enhances the well-being of its users and is always eager to learn and grow.
Hitesh joined Studio Saar in 2022. He is a draftsman, supporting the entire studio in preparing and publishing drawings. He has just started working on-site.
Iñaki joined Studio Saar in late 2021. He completed his master’s degree in architecture and urbanism at the Universidad de La Plata, Argentina. Before joining the studio, he worked in various small-scale practices, gaining experience in residential architecture projects that addressed climate change and contemporary living challenges.
Jonny began his career studying alongside Ananya in 2003 at the University of Bath, UK. Almost twenty years later Studio Saar has been established to continue their shared vision in crafting uplifting places and spaces. Jonny gained his professional qualifications at London Metropolitan University studying under Professor Maurice Mitchel and Professor Robert Mull, which embedded a strong interest in social value architecture. Jonny has previously worked for two Stirling Prize winning practices, FeildenCleggBradley Studios and AllfordHallMonaghanMorris before setting up practice independently. Jonny is an ARB RIBA registered architect in the UK.
Laura Virto Martinez
Laura trained as an architect at the University of Navarre, Spain and joined Studio Saar in 2022. In 2013, she moved to London to grow her professional career. She gained extensive experience working on various projects and developed an interest in designing public spaces where communities come together.
नारायण लाल गर्व
नारायण ने स्टूडियो सार 2020 में जॉईन किया। इन्हें लकड़ी के काम करना पसंद हैं और इनका यह मानना है कि वर्कशॉप में इन्हें हर दिन कुछ नया करने को मिलता है।
Priyadarshini graduated as an Architect from Manipal University, Karnataka. She joined the team in January 2022 and has a minimal, user-oriented, contextual design approach. Experimenting with materials and focusing on small details inspire her. She is a keen sportsperson and enjoys hiking and adventure sports.
पुष्कर स्टूडियो सार में वरिष्ठ कारपेंटर हैं। ये लकड़ी के काम में नई तकनीक और तरीक़े सीख कर अपनी पहचान बनाना चाहते हैं।
Rahul joined Studio Saar in 2022. He holds a master’s degree in agricultural engineering from IIT Kharagpur. In his view, engineering is the application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to create new products and designs. As a researcher, he aims to serve clients by using learnings from all over the world.
Rajendra Das Bairagi earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a diploma in 2013. He has been instrumental in preparing the drawings and models for the Sanand project. Being able to visualise the nuances of projects easily, he enjoys working both in the studio and on-site. He is an enthusiastic professional and loves exploring brand-new buildings.
Tristan studied graphic and media design at the University of the Arts, London College of Communication. Specialising in photography and visual communication, he works part-time at Studio Saar as a Graphic Designer, Model Maker and Media Assistant. He continues to work on numerous independent projects.
Vishnu is pursuing a bachelor's degree in architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal. He has joined Studio SAAR as an Intern. He enjoys illustrating socially and environmentally responsible spaces, bringing people together.