ABOUT THE CREW

The People Who Make it Happen

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BHAWYA JOSHI

Founder & Designer

Bhawya Joshi is the founder and designer at Sallaka Studio. Bhawya received her Bachelor’s of Architecture from Dehradun Institute of Technology and later moved to New York to pursue her Master's Degree in Architecture at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

Bhawya has worked for multiple firms, both in India and the USA. Her industry experience includes high-rise residential, commercial office spaces, and high end-resorts. In New York, she continued to work on projects ranging from commercial offices, single and multiple family residences, while adding retail and fitness centers to her depth of experience.

Bhawya also teaches Interior design at the Art Institute of Austin and Austin Community College as a professor.  Her courses include Environment & Sustainability Design, Building Mechanics and Systems, Codes & Regulations, Lighting Design & Revit Architecture.

She is architectural history and biomimicry enthusiast.  In her spare time, she connects with nature through outdoor activities, and spends time on neighborhood tennis courts.