Shubhayan M is an architect from the Dept. of Architecture, Town & Regional Planning, IIEST Shibpur. Currently working as a freelance architectural correspondent and writer based out of Kolkata, he is passionate about visiting places and exploring the local rituals, cultures, traditions, and people. He is the co-founder and managing editor of Sthapatya, the only platform in the world that discusses design and architecture in Bengali with the goal of raising design awareness amongst the common populace by using a colloquial language of expression. He was recently awarded the A3F Architectural Journalism Award '17 by the A3F Foundation in Chandigarh in November 2017 for his constant efforts to promote the field of design literature in India. He has been awarded the Writing Architecture Trophy ’17 in the 61st NASA Convention in Jaipur. In the past, he has served as the convener and editor-in-chief of the Indian Arch '16, the annual journal of National Association of Students of Architecture, India and has been the student editor of Indian Institute of Architects West Bengal chapter.