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Ar. Shikha Doogar and Shridhar Rao

R+D Studio

About Ar. Shikha Doogar and Shridhar Rao

Shikha Doogar & Shridhar Rao are Founding Partners of R+D Studio – a Delhi NCR and Dubai-based Design collaboration dedicated to innovation in architectural practice through exploration of process and production.

A practising architect for 15 years, Shikha spent over 4 years of her career as a Project Architect at Gehry Partners, where she worked alongside renowned architect Frank Gehry & his design partner Craig Webb. Prior to this, Shikha worked as the lead designer at Costas Kondylis & partners. Shikha set up her practice R+D Studio in 2008 in India.

Shridhar Rao has over 23 years of experience in the field of architecture. During his tenure at Gehry Partners, Shridhar worked on many noteworthy projects including Museum Foundation Louis Vuitton, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, etc. Prior to this, Shridhar worked on many mixed use and commercial projects with NBBJ in New York. In 2009, Shridhar moved to India to join Studio U+A.

Shikha and Shridhar hold visiting faculty position at Sushant School of Art & Architecture, Gurgaon, India.

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