Architect Bhavik Mehta, pursued his postgraduation in ‘Climate Change and Sustainable Development’ from for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University and undergraduation in Architecture from Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design, where he was a gold medallist.
He is known for conducting many hands-on workshops like Parametric Design using brick as material, Bamboo installations, Understanding Solar Passive Aspects in Heritage Architecture of India, Energy Simulation Workshop, Art-affairs, Fluid-art Workshop, Furniture Development Workshop, and many others at various graduation and postgraduation level.
Bhavik Mehta specialises in Climate Responsive Architecture in the Indian context and has earned a national award for the same. In addition to being an architect, he is also a furniture designer and owns a design firm and workshop. His research on ‘Ecology of Skyscraper’ and ‘Thermal performance of Residential buildings through orientation in Hot and Dry Climate, Ahmedabad’ has earned him a lot of admiration and recognition.
An Assistant Professor at AnantU, Bhavik’s core interests are ‘Climate Responsive Architecture’, ‘Daylighting and Thermal Analysis through BIM and Simulation software’, ‘Role of Architectural Principles in Design’, and ‘Contextual and Urban design studies’.