FIRM PROFILE

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THE STUDIO
 

 

At dencityworks our design experience spans continents and building types.  We synthesize a fair amount of complexity and engage the full team in our design process - supporting a strong studio culture and community of passionate professionals.  We are a firm believer that everyone is a potential performer and we give them a compelling reason to succeed through mentorship, professional growth and continued learning. 

 

BHASKAR SRIVASTAVA | AIA LEED

DESIGN PRINCIPAL

Founded by Bhaskar Srivastava, dencityworks has access to 20 years of his extensive architecture experience.  A member of the American Institute of Architects, he has directed design on numerous well known high rise and mixed-use developments in New York City, Seattle & the Middle East.  Sought after by top real estate companies in New York City, Bhaskar's work bridges functional & structural rationality with creativity, clarity & value creation.

Bhaskar has worked in close collaboration with renowned consulting firms such as AECOM, Arup, Cosentini, AKF, Dagher, Ettinger, Vidaris, WSP; premier marketing groups including CORE, Corcoran Sunshine, Douglas Elliman; and construction companies such as Lend Lease, Plaza & Turner Construction.  As a LEED Accredited Professional, his past works in Battery Park City have been recognized by AIA’s Committee on the Environment.

Prior to establishing dencityworks, Bhaskar was Design Principal at a renowned architecture practice, supporting the firm's growth to an award winning mid-sized architecture firm in New York City.  Previously, while at a leading architecture practice in New Delhi, Bhaskar was involved with the design and construction of AITA Tennis Stadium, a world class facility which hosted the Commonwealth Games.  A few years later followed by a shortlist & nomination for an Indoor Stadium in Qatar under his design direction. Bhaskar has traveled widely and worked as an architectural preservationist in restoring ancient Greek structures for the Museum of Tauric Chersonesos, an experience that was critical in the ongoing restoration & adaptive reuse of the last remaining Beaux Arts ferry terminal structure in Lower Manhattan.

EDUCATION

M.ARCH. University of Texas at Austin

B.ARCH. School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

Registered Architect in New York

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certified

LEED Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council

MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

PETRA JAROLIMOVA | AIA LEED

STUDIO DIRECTOR

As studio director for dencityworks, Petra leads the team from schematic design through the construction administration process. With over 12 years of varied experience on complex developments in NYC, Petra skillfully manages all internal and external schedules, drawing, specifications, consultant coordination, agency approvals & workflow. Petra mentors team members and oversees all components of project management while representing ownership interests in design through construction.

EDUCATION

M.ARCH. Columbia University GSAAP, New York, NY

B.A. (Architectural Studies) Brown University, Providence RI

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

Registered Architect in New York

LEED Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council

MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

 
 

JIA V. KIM | LEED AP

PROJECT DESIGNER

Jia is an experienced and skilled project designer with expertise in both commercial and multi-family residential design. As the BIM leader at dencityworks, Jia manages complex interdisciplinary coordination between consultants; further supported by her expertise in mechanical and structural system coordination. Jia has expertise in sustainable design and documentation, and volunteers in Resilience and Rebuild activities working on resiliency design.

EDUCATION

M.ARCH. University of Pennsylvania, New York, NY

B.A. Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

LEED Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council

WILL WONG

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

Will began his career in hospitality design. He joined dencityworks to the support the design and coordination of complex mixed use projects with work ranging from facade design and detailing to interior planning.

EDUCATION

B.ARCH. Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY