Shantanu Poredi

Dean Academics

Profile

Architect, urbanist, academician and the founding partner of MO-OF Architects/ Mobile Offices in Mumbai, Shantanu Poredi, studied at the School of Architecture at CEPT, Ahmedabad (1995). After a brief professional training period with Anant Raje, he worked with Architects Combine, Mumbai for four years after finishing from Ahmedabad. He further pursued his Masters in Architecture & Urbanism on a J.N. Tata Scholarship during 1997-1998 at the Architectural Association, London. In 1999-2000 he worked as an assistant architect at Terry Farrell and Partners, London. In 2001, he founded MO-OF along with his partner Manisha Agarwal in Mumbai.
He is currently faculty at Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture, Mumbai where he has been teaching since the past 23 years. He has been invited to lecture and also present the firms work in Amsterdam, Berlin, Russia, Shenzhen, Singapore along with several other cities and towns in India. His areas of interest and concern are design of educational institutions, office environments, healthcare institutions, and exhibition design and art collaborations. He is a founding member of ‘Ar-Critique’ which engages with online Architectural criticism for fresh graduates works across schools of architecture.