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Vision 

Major milestones

Domain knowledge

Membership of professional bodies

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Vision 

To create an environment that is functional, sustainable and delightful.

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Belief that an understanding of the user's needs and vision is important. Our goal is to transform the same into physical manifestation in terms of buildings, spaces and surroundings. Each project offers us an opportunity to add value to the clients brief as well as improve our skills. To uphold the highest standards in profession with a focus on Research, Quality, Ethics and Technology.

Major milestones

Co-author of two of the first few books that provide comprehensive data and guidelines for sustainable design in Indian conditions :

          o Manual on Solar Passive Architecture (IIT-Bombay)
          o Handbook on Energy Conscious Buildings (IIT-Bombay)

Consultant for Energy Conservation Techniques and PDEC Wind Tower System on Indias First Public Building (IGP-Gulbarga) to be awarded LEED Gold Rating by USGBC. One of the first few passive cooled buildings in the world to be awarded such a rating.

Consultant for Solar Passive Architecture for tallest temple in South India, designed first Solar Passive and Zero Energy building for IIT-Indore at Simrol Campus, Solar Passive design  of Residencial building at  Indore and Bhikangaon.

Worked on India's first demonstration buildings for Solar Passive Architecture i.e. Commercial Bank Building at Shimla and 200 Bed Hospital at Rampur at Ar. Ashok B. Lall's office. Simultaneously, worked on SOS village at Dehradun involving low cost and green building design.

Energy conscious building projects

Received runners up trophy at IAD Awards - 2008 for Green building design of an IT Complex at Mumbai (NSC, Encase India). Comprehensive design of energy efficient building using advanced daylighting and thermal simulation tools.

Published number of papers at national and international conferences and journals pertaining to thermal performance and design of buildings in Indian Climatic Conditions. Have been jury member for Architectural Competitions at Premier Institutions to select best eco-friendly designs of students as well as professionals. Given lectures as expert speaker at seminars organised by TERI and IGBC-India at Indore and Mumbai respectively.

Organised lectures, field trips and workshops on Solar Passive Architecture and Sustainable Design at Rachana Sansad's Academy of Architecture, Mumbai. Gave lectures and guided students of IIT-Bombay and Academy of Architecture as Mentor and Managing Committee member for first team from India to take part in Solar Decathlon at France.

  • Designing and executing India's first Zero Energy School Campus on 14 acre land at Bhikangaon, Madhya Pradesh (Completed Phase - 1,2 and 3) since 2009.

  • Designing Sun Solar State a Training Centre on 5 acre Campus for popularising solar applications

  • Consultant for passive solar architecture for tallest religious structure (approx. 500ft high and 1.2 million sft built-up area) at Bangalore

  • Industrial building incorporating daylighting

  • Sustainable Redevelopment of Railway Station on PPP model at Gujarat

  • Old age homes at Pardi and Idar in Gujarat

  • Test Centre and Lab at Gurgaon for IIT-Bombay

  • Site Office and R&D Lab at IIT-Indore's Simrol Campus

  • Solar passive residential buildings at Indore, Bhikangaon and Nanded

  • School at Daman and Navi Mumbai based on solar passive architecture

  • Bungalows at Karjat, Indore, Bhikangaon and Nanded

  • Product design of solar based Health ATM's and Industrial Estate Signboards

  • Multi-story residential complex of 800 apartments at Kalyan with NSC (construction started)

  • Visiting Faculty for Environmental Architecture at Rachana Sansad's, Academy of Architecture

Architectural and Interior Projects

Domain knowledge

Architecture, Solar Passive Architecture, Green Building Design Consultancy, Simulation of thermal and visual performance of buildings, Research and Development of Innovative Technologies.

Membership of professional bodies

    * Life member of the Solar Energy Society of India
    * Regd. Architect with Council of Architecture, India

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