Rohit Raj Mehndiratta is an architect, artist and urbanist. He is currently the Managing Director of Mahendra Raj Consultants Pvt Ltd and also runs an architectural design practice with Vandini Mehta in New Delhi, called Studio VanRO. His art/ architectural work and management expertise is an outcome of several years of international experience, engagement in the public domain through presentations, art/architecture exhibitions, publications in urban and architectural research and also academic teaching. The design practice and the company’s engineering work has been published and presented nationally and internationally and has also won many awards and recognitions. Rohit previously worked as an architect for five years in New York City and before that worked on projects in India, Canada and interned in Germany for Frei Otto’s Institute of Light weight Structures. He graduated from School of Architecture CEPT, Ahmedabad and went onto a postgraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T) where he received the ANN M BEHA Award in 2001 and Merit Recognition Awards in 2000-01 and 2001-02.