Ajay Manthripragada founded his studio in 2014 after working in various architecture firms in Paris, New York and San Francisco. Based in California, the office’s work has been exhibited at MoMA, the Graduate School of Design at Harvard and the School of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. In 2018, Manthripragada was nominated for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize as an emerging practitioner.

Manthripragada is Design Critic at Harvard Graduate School of Design and Assistant Professor of Architecture at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He was previously the Harry K. and Albert K. Smith Visiting Critic and a Wortham Fellow at the Rice University School of Architecture. He has also taught at California College of the Arts, UC Berkeley and Rhode Island School of Design. Manthripragada holds a Bachelor of Arts from UC Berkeley and a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.

Team Members, Past and Present:

Ethan Chan, Xinyu Chen, John Flaherty, Julie Klosterman, Leyuan Li, Xi Luo, Daniel Maslan, Shinji Miyajima, Mariah Smith, Will Sun, Thomas Stuart, Dino Vajraca, Jacqueline Wong, Jiaheng Xie

Collaborators and Contributors:

Cristóbal AmunáteguiAndrew Atwood, Michelle Jaja ChangHOME-OFFICE / Brittany Utting and Daniel JacobsNaho KubotaPiergianna Mazzocca, Caroline O’Donnell, David Orkand, Rudabeh Pakravan, Ultramoderne / Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis, Jesús Vassallo, Michael Wang


© Ajay Manthripragada, 2021