Munir Vahanvati is an architect and an urban designer, who co-founded Giant Grass with Mittul Vahanvati and has been working with bamboo since the last 8 years. His main interest lies in creating structures and products that utilise the natural form of bamboo.
At Moreland City Council, Melbourne he manages the Urban Design Unit which is responsible for delivering urban regeneration projects including public realm improvements and urban design frameworks in inner city Melbourne.
He has presented at international conferences including the World Bamboo Congress in 2009 and International Urban Design Conference in 2012. He has also taught at various universities including UNSW, Sydney and University of Melbourne.