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About Vaish Jais

Silver |architecture + design|

Vaish Jais received her professional architectural graduate degree in 2002 from School of Architecture, CEPT (INDIA). She incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to her work. Her practice extends from designing private residences, well known restaurants, urban inserts to building restorations.

Born in 1980 in India, Vaish Jais moved to America in 2005. She has worked as research analyst and architect at CEPT Research in Architecture Lab.

Also, she worked with Elephant strategy+ design, as exhibit designer and architect. Vaish Jais founded Silver |architecture + design| in 2007, an experimental studio; to pursue further her passion for architecture.

Vaish Jais loves to travel and enjoys long drives. In leisure, she goes for coastal kayaking.  Also as a docent, you can find her giving a tour of Mies-van-der-rohe’s work, the Farnsworth House. She is an avid donor and supports CRY (Child Rights and You).

Currently she is working on series of Tee graphics derived from her interpretation of the city skyline and its urban fabric.

This collection is called Silver CiTee.

Silver |a+d|, Founder Director

Silver CiTee, Designer

Silver INFOtech, CEO

AIA, International Associate Member

Member of Young Architect Forum, Chicago

Registered Architect, Council of Architecture, India

Member of Editorial Board at Bolingbrook Magazine IL

Pool Magazine – India Edition, Contributor

ā.DOT Exhibition, save the date- Oct 6

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Proposal for Gateway to the Chicago Riverfront Walk, a design charrette

Earlier this summer I was selected to be part of the AIA Bridge 2.0 Mentor-mentee program. The Bridge program was[Read More…]

PechaKucha Night

I had an email conversation with Bill Adams, founder & Chief editor for Urbdezine, who upon learning that I had[Read More…]

Charlotte Amalie –An Islandish Urbanity, VIRGIN ISLAND

I have new words in my urban dictionary “Islandish Urbanity”. This time my vacation turned out to be quite an outlandish escape to the Virgin Islands while most of[Read More…]

LUMENHAUS + Farnsworth House

[youtube][/youtube]Did you miss visiting Lumenhaus last year while it was on display at the Millennium Park, Chicago?  Then, MODERNISM has[Read More…]

Design is Changing the World

Book Review: THE POWER OF PROBONO 40 stories about Design for the Public Good by Architects and Their Clients Edited[Read More…]

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