B. Arch, MCE, Hassan, University of Mysore (1985 – 90)

Adjunct Faculty

In 1991, he joined Span Designers, Bangalore, where he worked for a year. During this period, he worked on various residential and interior projects, and was involved in co-ordination of projects between the consultants and contractors.

In 1992, he joined V K Thyagarajan and Associates , Bangalore, where he worked till 1995. Here, he worked on various architectural projects in the residential and hospitality sector.

Vidyashankar established the design firm – Design Forum in 1995. The firm works on projects ranging from single residences, apartments, offices and institutional projects.

Vidayshankar has been a visiting faculty at USD Mysore. He is a visiting juror at various architecture schools in Bangalore.

Vidyashankar is a founder member of MASA–Design Matters ( ), which is an active design forum with the Bangalore’s architectural community. He is also the founder member of Design Foster ( Design Foundation for Study, Education and Research ), a trust that is setting up an architecture school at Mysore, India from the academic year 2015.