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Naresh V Narasimhan

Architect & Managing Partner
Venkataramanan Associates (VA)

About Naresh V Narasimhan

Naresh V Narasimhan is a practitioner and leader with over 35 years of experience in architecture and urban design. He is best known for his association with Venkataramanan Associates – an award winning architecture firm based out of Bengaluru, which saw a meteoric rise under his leadership. In addition to his architectural practice, his contribution to urban development as an urbanist, activist and creative entrepreneur has been far-reaching. As co-founder of Bangalore Agenda Task Force (BATF), co-founder of MOD Institute – an international collective of urban designers, researchers and curators and founder of Numa Bengaluru, a co-working space and business accelerator, Naresh has fuelled a variety of progressive causes in the city. He also regularly advises government agencies on infrastructure development. Naresh studied architecture at Manipal Institute of Technology, followed by further education at Harvard Institute for International Development. His interests range from studying the startup ecosystem, open data and institutional development to cinema, art and popular culture. Naresh is also a prolific speaker who has been invited to lecture at several national and international events

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