Ar. Aswin Senthil is a practising architect, researcher and academician based out of Chennai. He runs his own architectural practice, 13thParallel. He is also an assistant professor and research associate at Saveetha College of Architecture and Design. He has received his Masters degree in Architectural Design from CEPT University in Ahmedabad. He is currently researching various topics of his interest such as Queer Ecologies in Architecture and Urban Informality. His interest and expertise lie in social infrastructure, architectural research and fabrication.