About

Sweta Sanker is an illustrator and architectural designer based between her hometown of Kuala Lumpur and London. She graduated from the Royal College of Art with a Masters degree in Architecture in 2022 and was awarded a Helen Hamlyn Design Award for her final year project, entitled 'Kid Fiction'. In 2020, Sweta was awarded the Malaysian Bronze Medal for her final year project, entitled 'The Easton Circle' after completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Bath with a First-class Honours degree in Architecture.

In 2019, Sweta founded 'Swetects', a not-for-profit, visualisation and illustrative platform that focuses on raising funds to sponsor the education of marginalised groups of childrenand women across the world. Over the past few years, Swetects has managed to raise and donate over £3,000 to charities such as the Dignity for Children Foundation, Women for Women, GOSH Children's Charity and CRASH.


Awards:

2022 Helen Hamlyn Design Award - Best Systems Design Approach to Complex Societal Problems - Kid Fiction (Link here) (Full project here) (Film here)

2022 RIBA Dissertation Medal Nomination - Aachis of Chettinad

2021 PAM Student Awards Bronze Medal - Winner - Best Undergraduate Architecture Thesis in Malaysia - Easton Circle (Link here) (Full project here)

2020 Most Joyous Project - Easton Circle (Link here) (Full project here)

2020 YCN New Now - Greetings UK

2019 Basil Spence Award - Service (Link here) (Full project here)

2018 Oculus European City Award - Communitas (Full project here)


Press Releases:

RCKa Architects x Kid Fiction

Helen Hamlyn Award 2022

RIBA Dissertation Medal Nomination 2022

PAM Bronze Medal Winner 2021

Bibo Studio Most Joyous Project 2020

Basil Spence Award 2019


Architectural Work Experience:

2021 - 5HT Design, London

2020 - West Port & Company, London

2019 - HKR Architects, London

2018 - Ryder Architecture, London

2017 - TR Hamzah & Yeang, Kuala Lumpur

2017 - HMSK Architecture, Kuala Lumpur

What is Swetects

Swetects is an illustrative and graphic designing platform - offering a wide range of services, including designs of greeting cards, posters, logos, artwork and party invitations, illustrations and caricatures. Swetects has always been envisioned with a greater goal in mind - to be able to give back to the community that needs it the most. 

With every purchase made, a large portion of the profits will go towards sponsoring the lives of children and women from marginalised communities.

To enquire about a commission, please drop me an email via hello@swetects.com or the contact form on this website!

Support

For more information about the charities you will be supporting when requesting a commission, please do drop me an email via hello@swetects.com or the contact form on this website!


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