Subhay Baberwal

External Consultant | sbaberwal at iihs dot ac dot in

2018    BArch, SJB School of Architecture and Planning, Karnataka




Countries: India, Germany, UK, Egypt, Italy, Greece
States: Karnataka, Rajasthan, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa
Cities: Bangalore, Jaipur, Tawang, Munich, London, Luxor, Alexandria, Florence, Athens
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Marwadi, German

Subhay Baberwal, a practising licensed architect at Taller-S Designs, has worked on various architectural and interior projects specific to residential, office, commercial, hospital and convention centres. His experience includes handling internship administration, external communication, social media and website content for the firm.


Subhay is a visiting faculty at the SJB School of Architecture and Planning, Bengaluru, for the Architectural Journalism and Writing, Basic Design and Art Appreciation courses. He guides students for careers in art and design journalism.  He also engages with the alumni network and is the chief editor for a students’ magazine on architecture – EMAAR.


He is an active design journalist and has published articles in Rethinking the Future (RTF). Previously, he has been a ghostwriter for artists, digital bloggers, fashion lines and mobile applications. He writes poetry and has won a National Award for ‘Architectural Poetry’ in 2020 from A3F (Art, Architecture and Aesthetics Foundation), Chandigarh.


Subhay is a certified Wildlife Volunteer with the Karnataka Eco-tourism Development Board; and has worked actively on tiger and bird censuses, forest clean-ups and the Jatre crowd and traffic management in the forest area, since 2014.


In 2015, he attended the Low-Carbon Architecture Summer Programme, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Cardiff City, Wales, United Kingdom. His team won an award for their design proposal ‑ a house for the future, for the people of Wales.


From 2011-2012, Subhay was part of an Indo-German Student Exchange Programme between Christ Junior College, Bengaluru, and St. Anna’s Gymnasium, German. The Goethe Institute (Max Mueller Bhavan) initiated the year-long project study to collate and analyse data with experts on the carbon footprint emission of the citizens of Bangalore, India and Munich, Germany that contribute to climate change. The study won funding from the Robert Bosch Stiftung Foundation.


At IIHS, he is an External Consultant in the UFP Administration team where his work involves coordinating the internship process; setting up long-term alumni engagement; and coordinating with the Communications and Design Team on the outreach calendar, strategies and design layout for the UFP@5 book.

Books/ Book Chapters

  • Surie, A., Goswami, A., Arakali, A., Revi, A., Ravindranath, D., Bhan, G., Anand, G., Balakrishnan, K., Kapoor, N., Sami, N., Vasanth, P., Anand, S., Smitha, M. B., Viswanath, S., Baberwal, S., Mitra, S., Batikar, T., & John, V. (2023). Towards a new urban practice: The urban fellows programme 2016-2022. Indian Institute for Human Settlements.


Other Writing