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Ravi Mani

Area of Practice

Sustainable design

Education

B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras

MS Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech

M.Sc Advanced Energy & Environmental Studies (AEES), Graduate School of the Environment, Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales, UK

MBA Finance & International Business, New York University

Work Experience

  • Ecological architecture, over 10 years
  • Supply chain management, over 15 years

Interest Areas

Ecological architecture; sustainable product-service systems

Current Practice at Srishti

Facilitate PG and UG disciplinary studios, workshops, general studies, and environmental exposure units. Coordinate Srishti Manipal campus design with assigned architects and advisors,

develop Learning Network in Sustainability (LeNS) manifesto

Creative Practice and Outreach

Facilitate breakthrough strategic planning workshops

Plan and design earth architecture projects - educational institutions, farm houses etc.


Projects showcase:

Through Art to Handcrafted Design – Local economy, woven bamboo and versatility

Through Art to Handcrafted Design – Local economy, woven bamboo and versatility
Student explorations of hybrid prototype designs using woven bamboo patterns

 

Through Art to Handcrafted Design – Local economy, woven bamboo and versatility

Through Art to Handcrafted Design – Local economy, woven bamboo and versatility
Student explorations of hybrid prototype designs using woven bamboo patterns

 

Thinking Money – Digital Communications – boundaries – equity

Thinking Money – Digital Communications – boundaries – equity
Student information design “time as currency” and brand design for grass mat weavers of Pattamadai, explored via “consciousness – self – dignity”, “resilience – society – sensitivity”, and “preservation – environment – ethics”