Pauline Kerzerho is a French Architect based in New Delhi. In 2018, she founded KESAKO, a multi-disciplinary collaborative practice focusing on grass-root systems design. KESAKO believes in understanding indigenous patterns of design and culture and reinterpreting traditional knowledge & resources to create contemporary mindful design solutions.
Pauline Kerzerho studied in Nantes School of Architecture, in France and Tampere University of Technology, in Finland. A firm believer in the power of art & architecture as a tool to build conscious design communities, she featured in 2013, with Studio 2A08, an art installation “On Air” for the “Journey to Nantes” an Urban Art & Architecture Festival in France. She worked as an architect designer at Arc-en-Rêve, exhibition center in Bordeaux for the exhibition “Constellations – new ways of inhabiting the world in the context of today’s political, ecological and cultural crisis”.
Fascinated by vibrant cultures & landscapes, she moved to India in 2016. She worked for a year between India & Nepal with Arch-i Platform, a studio founded by Anne Fenestra, and contributed on the Sagarmatha Next project.
In 2017, Pauline associated with Sewara Hospitality as Vision & Creative Director for KILA TATARPUR, a contemporary renovation project that celebrates the beauty of rural Indian communities & traditions as the first step towards a positive future.