a little about me...


Manas Bhatia is an Architect and digital artist from Dehradun, India. He was previously working as an Associate Architect at Ant Studio, India. Manas specializes in designing innovative organic spaces that bridge human creation with nature through ancestral knowledge and technology. Manas earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Manipal University Jaipur and possesses a robust background in graphic design and visual communication. His involvement in various projects, such as residential, commercial, institutional, cultural, and urban design at Ant Studio, showcases his versatile skills. He has also headed the marketing and was part of business development for Ant Studio’s product group “CoolAnt”.

Manas is passionate about exploring the potential of artificial intelligence in architecture and design. He has created several innovative conceptual projects using AI imaging software, such as “AI x Future Cities” and “Symbiotic Architecture”,  which gained global recognition from prestigious design publications including Designboom, Dezeen, and Colossal. His work has also been profiled by CNN and PBS and featured by BBC, Arte TV, national newspapers, and other media outlets across the globe. Furthermore, Manas's work has been showcased at the “Dream the City” exhibition at Palau Robert in Barcelona and at the Borders Art Fair 2023 which was a part of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023. 

He has delivered talks on “A.I. in Architecture” at prestigious institutes including the University of Toronto and Oxford School of Business, and has been invited to speak at design conferences such as LightTalks Middle East 2023 in Dubai, and IDCS@Vijaywada hosted by the Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID), India. He was also selected as one of the top 40 upcoming architects and designers of 2023 in his country to speak at Dialogues XII edition, an exclusive event curated by the award-winning Sanjay Puri Architects. Manas has also collaborated with celebrities as well as companies like Google, presenting his AI-driven designs at Google's "Unfold - New Worlds of Fashion" an event held in Milan, Italy dedicated to Google's Vertex AI.

Beyond personal exploration, Manas’s ardour for technology in design extends to educating emerging architects. Over the past two years, he has orchestrated online workshops and provided support and mentorship to students in their research endeavours. Additionally, he has been interviewed for a 6-part docuseries titled "A Brief History of the Future," scheduled to premiere on PBS in April of this year. Manas has also been nominated for the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list of 2024.