Zeus  Pithawalla
Zeus Pithawalla
Research Assistant , CHC

Zeus is a Conservation Architect from Mumbai and has graduated from CEPT University in 2020 with a degree of M.Arch in Conservation and Regeneration. For his final semester, he undertook a research thesis at the Department of Archaeology, University of York, on the 'Fortification Walls of York and Ahmedabad: Approaches to Conservation and Interpretation'. Zeus is presently a Teaching Associate with the Faculty of Architecture at CEPT University and a Research Assistant with the Center for Heritage Conservation, at CEPT Research and Development Foundation. In 2018, Zeus worked as a documentation consultant to the Art Conservation Centre at CSMVS Museum (Mumbai), along with gaining experience in architectural projects in Goa and Mumbai. His B.Arch Thesis secured the first rank at Rachana Sansad's Academy of Architecture in 2017. In 2015, Zeus won a Gold Medal in the 'Indian Domestic Contest, Asian Contest for Architectural Rookie's Award (ACARA)' and went on to represent India at the ACARA 2015 held in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. In 2011, he received the Rohinton Chinoy ‘Young Achiever Award’ in the academics category. In his pastime, Zeus enjoys reading and reflecting on Samkhya Philosophy of Yoga, the notions of authenticity and integrity of heritage sites, and the facets of interpretation of cultural heritage through design interventions.