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Samuel Barclay

Co-Founder & Principal

After earning bachelor degrees in architecture and civil engineering from Lehigh University, Samuel went on to obtain his M. Arch from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI_Arc) in 2004. He practiced in Los Angeles with Studio Works Architects before moving to India in 2006 to work with Studio Mumbai and co-founded Case Design in 2013 with his wife Erica Barclay. In addition to his experience in the design and construction of architectural projects, he has worked on furniture, interiors, and exhibitions and founded the brand Casegoods with Saleem and Erica in 2021.

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Saleem Bhatri

Partner & Principal

Saleem graduated from the Academy of Architecture in Mumbai and then trained as an Industrial Designer (Furniture Design) at the National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD) in Paris. He attended the Post Graduate Program in Modern and Contemporary Indian Art History at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum. His furniture is in the permanent collection of the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. He was director at Playn, founding program director of Product Design at ISDI Parsons Mumbai, and head of design at Reliance Brands (Muji etc.). He is also the Dean at the Faculty of Design, CEPT University, Ahmedabad.

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Erica Barclay

Co-Founder & Communications Coordinator

A founding partner of Case Design, Erica has been an active member of the American School of Bombay since 2006. Currently the Head of Admissions, she also lends her time on a volunteer basis to the strategic growth and development of Case Design and the Casegoods brand. Erica has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Central Michigan University, a Master of Science in Education from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from the University of Northern Iowa. She is a published author and has been in the field of education and leadership for more than twenty years.

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Nausheen Fatima

Architect

Nausheen studied Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture, Integral University, Lucknow, where she graduated with honours in 2018. She worked as an intern with Matharoo Associates, Ahmedabad and Sikka Associates, Delhi, before moving to Mumbai to join Case Design in November 2018.

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Karan Dalal

Architect

Karan graduated from School of Environment and Architecture (SEA), Mumbai in 2019. During his academia, Karan has interned and gained professional experience at architecture BRIO, Mumbai where he worked on a variety of architectural, interior and exhibition projects. He had also taken up summer internships at Sameep Padora and Associates (sP+a) and Plan Arch Architects. After completing his thesis, he went on to freelance and execute several interior (residential and office), repair and retrofit projects before joining Case Design in January 2020.

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Jill Deliwala

Architect & Project Coordinator

Jill is an alma mater of SVKM's NMIMS Balwant Sheth School of Architecture. During her academia she did her internships at architecture studios in Mumbai and New York. In 2019, she assisted Dr Kaiwan Mehta for the German Exhibition Making Heimat and the Shifting City at the Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, Mumbai. She attended the Neuroscience for Architecture, Design, and Urbanism conference in San Diego during her dissertation to gain more insight on designing enriched environments. She joined Case Design as an intern in January 2020, later joining as a junior architect in June the same year.

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Sindhiya Gajendran

Architect

Sindhiya graduated from R.V.S school of Architecture, Tamilnadu in 2017. She interned at Techno Architecture Inc., and then went on to work at Funktion design, Bangalore as a Junior Architect before joining Case Design in July 2021.

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Mohit Bhadhwa

Architect

Mohit graduated from Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai in 2021. During his studies, he participated in bamboo and mud construction workshops under Put Your Hands Together, and Urban Design Collective to experience street mapping, reading the urban environment. He interned at Case Design in 2019 and joined as an architect in August 2021.

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Saloni Choraria

Architect

Saloni graduated from RV College of Architecture, Bangalore in 2020. During her studies she participated in a virtual reality course at the Bartlett School of Architecture, London. She interned at Case Design in 2019. After graduation, she worked at Cadence Architects, Bangalore and also did work as a freelance designer before rejoining Case Design in October, 2021.

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Paarth Agrawal

Architect

Paarth graduated from RV College of Architecture, Bangalore in 2020. During his studies he participated in various residential workshops under Vellore Lab - Auckland, Citylabs, MATTER, and Wallmakers to gain hands-on experience on urban morphology, earthen architecture, parametric form building and bamboo construction. After completing his thesis, he completed a residential interior project before joining Samira Rathod Design Atelier, Mumbai as a junior architect. He joined Case Design in October 2021.

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Grishma Mehta

Junior Architect

Grishma graduated from School of Environment and Architecture, Mumbai in 2022. She interned with DesignVan, Goa and Sameep Padora and Associates, Mumbai. She worked as a freelance designer for YEME Architects, England before joining Case Design in February 2023.

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Rishi Pathak

Senior Architect

Rishi graduated from BVCOA, Navi Mumbai in 2014. He worked for Dustudio, an interdisciplinary practice in Auroville where he collaborated with various artisans using alternative materials and building technologies. He joined Case Design in April 2023.

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Shraddha Parikh

Junior Architect

Shraddha graduated with honours from NMIMS Balwant Seth School of Architecture, where she also worked as a teaching assistant for Solar Decathalon between 2022-23. After completing her thesis, she joined Case Design as an intern in March 2023, later joining as a junior architect in September the same year.

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Ahmed Shabeer

Junior Architect

Ahmed graduated from CEPT University in 2023. His dissertation was on Compact Assembly Systems for Deployable Structures in Bamboo. He interned at Case Design in 2021, based in the Alibaug office before rejoining in June 2023 as a junior architect.

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Samruddhi Pawar

Junior Architect

Samruddhi graduated from School of Environment and Architecture, Mumbai in 2023. She did her internship at A for Architecture and worked on residential, commercial, and hospitality projects. Samruddhi joined Case Design in November 2023.

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Yash Bokade

Junior Architect

Yash graduated from KRVIA in 2021 where he was an exchange student at ENAS, Strasbourg and was a teaching assistant for the Introductory Workshop. He did his internship at URBZ, Mumbai. He later worked at Mobile Offices on healthcare projects. Yash joined Case Design in November 2023.

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Anuroop Babu

Junior Architect

Anuroop graduated from Mumbai University in 2021. He did his internship at Made in Earth, Bangalore. Working with the Himalayan Institute of Alternatives, Ladakh, he spearheaded research and development in passive solar heating and primarily designed and executed passive solar-heated shelters for the Indian Army in border regions. Anuroop joined Case Design in November 2023.

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Ammar Chittal

Junior Architect

Ammar graduated from RIZVI college of architecture in 2022. He interned at Design Van where he worked on hospitality and homestay projects. He worked at Group 4 Architects on residential and commercial interiors. Ammar joined Case Design in November 2023.

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Nikhiil M Kannan

Junior Architect

Nikhiil graduated with honors from SVKM’s NMIMS Balwant Sheth School of Architecture in 2023. He did his internship at Mathew and Ghosh Architects in Bangalore. He later worked with Robert Stephen as a Project Manager on the exhibition for his book Bombay Imagined at the Godrej Conscious Collective. He volunteered with Sameep Padora and Associates for the exhibition Decoding Mumbai. Nikhil joined Case Design in December 2023.

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Devanshi Shukla

Junior Architect

Devanshi graduated with honors from IPSA, Rajkot in 2023. She worked as an intern at Design ni Dukaan (Ahmedabad) in 2022. During her graduate studies, her thesis was selected by the Council of Architecture as Best Thesis of the Year. Devanshi joined Case Design in January 2024.

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Hetarth Mistry

Junior Architect

Hetarth graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from CEPT University in 2023. He interned at Abin Design Studio (2022) and led the KVDF 2023 graphic design team. He assisted Dr. Seema Khanwalkar and Ar. Subin Jameel with research, writing, and teaching. His graduating research was about Paperless Studio at Columbia University in 1990's. He joined Case Design in January, 2024.

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Madhura Khevalkar

Junior Architect

Madhura graduated from Rachana Sansad's Academy of Architecture, Mumbai in 2023, where she also worked as a teaching assistant for an introductory orientation workshop. She participated in carpentry and bamboo workshops and wrote a research paper on this as an extension to her thesis topic. She interned at Anupama Kundoo Architects in 2022 and joined Case Design in January 2024.

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Drishti Desai

Junior Architect

Drishti graduated from School of Environment and Architecture, Mumbai in 2023. She did her internship at Field Atelier, Goa in 2021/22 where she worked on homestay projects and furniture designs. She pursued her research thesis in exploring and understanding the behavior of people in everyday spaces. Before joining Case Design in February 2024, she did freelance design work.

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Shotaro Matsuyama

Junior Architect

Shotaro earned a  Master's degree in General Art & Design from Kobe Design University, Japan in 2020. During his studies, he took part in short-term exchange programs in Spain and Germany. At the University of Dortmund, Germany, he co-designed an urban planning project. In Spain, he attended the BAC Barcelona Architecture Center where he co-designed a project for the conversion of an old factory site. After graduation, he gained experience in design and construction while working for a construction company in Kobe. Shotaro joined Case Design in October 2023 as an intern and transitioned to employee in April 2024.


 
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Priyanka Tawde

Office Manager

Priyanka has a bachelor in Computer Engineering from the Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Engineering & Technology of Pune where she graduated in 2016.  She joined Case Design in January 2017.

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Dhwani Padh
Saumya Jain
Arryan Siingh
Bhavana Viswanathan
Andrea Gail
Mridushi  Singhal 
Neha Malani
Satyam Goel
Niyoshi Shah 
Akanksha Dullo
Etasha Sighat

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