Asim Umar

Asim Umar
Knowledge Manager

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  • Key Areas: Urban Design, Urban Planning, Green Cities Index, Urban infrastructure management, Housing

Asim is an Architect and an Urban Manager from Hyderabad. He has completed his Masters in Urban Management and Development from Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands. And has done Bachelors in Architecture from Sri Venkateshwara College of Architecture (SVCA), Hyderabad.

After his graduation, he has worked as an adhoc lecturer in SVCA College and worked as a junior architect in Designers Guild. As an adhoc lecturer other than teaching design and drawing subjects, he was in charge of the thesis portfolio and managing and conducting training programs for teachers in collaboration with Council of Architecture. As a Junior Architect, his responsibilities were to assign works to the interns, getting designs and drawings approved by the authorities. During his tenure at Designers guild, he worked on various projects for Bhopal Govt such as LIG, MIG housing, Govt Hospitals and Housing for all projects for Andhra Govt and commercial spaces for Airtel offices. His master’s included work on Cost Benefit analysis of Major PPP projects in India, Adapting trend of Cities, Managing Finance and Urban Infrastructure, Green cities ranking around the world. His thesis topic was based on – the effects of online shopping delivery services on the traffic conditions of Hyderabad city. After his Masters Asim had the opportunity to work on the design and development of the Yadagiri Gutta temple complex.

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