Sanjaya Bahadur Thapa, Member

Sanjay Bahadur Thapa is an architect and an urban designer based in Kathmandu. Presently he is engaged in the master planning and design of the SAARC University (SAU) in South Delhi. He is also engaged in pro bono work, collaborating with the 2014 Pritzker Prize laureate Shigeru Ban in providing shelter for the survivors of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, and is assisting the Tilganga Eye Foundation in building an Eye Center in Thimphu, Bhutan. Previously, he has worked as an urban designer for the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), the Planning and Economic Development Agency for the City of Boston. He was a project architect in the construction (and later extension) of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kathmandu, and a design/planning consultant in the preparation of Mizoram University Master Plan, India. He has a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University on a Fulbright Scholarship.