Shashwat Arya (he/him) is an urban designer with experience in multimedia arts and architectural design. His artistic approach often involves a distinct sense of play, aiming to put the fun in functional. His work is guided by a strong belief in design as a problem-solving tool, a bridge that connects ideas and reality, and a method for improving the connections between people and the spaces they inhabit.
Shashwat recently earned a Master of City Design degree from UIC and has a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he developed an inter-disciplinary approach to design. He is experienced in architectural design, rendering, drafting and visualization, as well as other forms of visual and applied arts. .