An architect with five years’ experience, who maintains dual interest in architectural practice and research, he graduated with distinction from Cornell University with Post-Professional Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design ( Previously M.Arch II ) and was awarded Merit based Scholarship as well as the M.S. AAD Award for Outstanding Performance in Architecture upon graduation. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from University of Mysore in India, He graduated with distinction and his thesis project City on a Bridge was considered as a top 10 best graduation project in the country. After his under-graduation, he worked under Pritzker prize winning architect Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA based in Tokyo, Japan as an architectural designer and was part of the core team to design the Sydney Modern Project as well as the winning team to design the National Gallery of Budapest in Hungary. Curently Mansoor is an Architectural designer based in New York City, working for Robert A.M Stern Architects. He has worked on projects based in Europe, North America, Australia and Asia.