- International Masters in Interior Architectural Design , FD CEPT University Ahmedabad in 2016.
- Bachelor of Architecture, SVIT Vasad, 2014
Niharika Joshi gained an International Masters in Interior Architecture and Design (with History, Theory and Criticism) from the Faculty of Design , CEPT University, and Istanbul Technical University, Turkey 2016. Her Research Thesis is titled: [ Current State of Interior Design Education in India :An inquiry into content and emphasis across interior design programmes.]
She completed her Bachelors in Architecture from SVIT Vasad in 2014.
Niharika Joshi is an Assistant Professor at SEDA NUVsince January 2017.
Scholarships and Accomplishments:
Niharika is a seeker of architectural inquiry, viewing it through the lens of research, theory and exploration.
Her interest towards the critical analysis of design education led her to work on her undergraduate design thesis titled ‘Designing a Design School: NID Hyderabad.’ She furthered this query through her Matser’s Research Thesis on the ‘current state of interior design education in India’, which questions the relationships between the profession and its educational imperatives today.
Throughout her journey she has strived to forge connections between the endeavor of space-making and its historical/theoretical components.
Within the realm of interior architecture, she has been exposed to various Crafts and technologies, and has participated in a group exhibition showcasing Wood products and processes.
She has also exhibited furniture for ‘Furniture for Small-gatherings’ , at UNIQ Gallery, Istanbul, 2015.
Her personal interest in travel, travel-writing and sketching has involved her with writing blogs and articles during her stay in Istanbul, Ahmedabad and Auroville.
She is also involved with a personal narrative mapping project called People Place Project, as co-author of the book ‘People Called Ahmedabad’.
Niharika perceives the practice of teaching as a process of constant learning and unlearning, and development of new insight.
At SEDA, she is currently involved in Adaptive Reuse , Theatre Design and Foundation Studio, along with teaching History & Theory of Design, and guiding Research Theses.