Praveen Bavadekar studied architecture at BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore and did his Masters at the Architectural Association in London. Since 2002, he has led Thirdspace Architecture Studio. The work of the studio has won several awards and its projects are frequently published in magazines and architecture blogs. Praveen has extensively lectured about architecture and urbanism at various forums and conferences. Besides architecture, Praveen has a passion for writing and is also a keen agriculturist who likes to spend time cultivating his family farms near Belgaum.