• Arch. Sheila Sri Prakash

    Special Guest Founder and Chief Architects at Shilpaarchitects, India

    Arch. Sheila Sri Prakash

    Special Guest Founder and Chief Architects at Shilpaarchitects, India

    Biography

    POSITION

    Architect, Urban Designer/ Founder Shilpa Architects Planners Designers, India

    PRESENTATION

    She will present a brief overview of her entire work and share some of her experiences in the field as an architect and urban designer.

    BIOGRAPHY

    Sheila Sri Prakash is an internationally acclaimed Architect, Urban Designer, and Sustainability Expert, who founded Shilpa Architects Planners Designers in 1979. In July 2016, Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, The World Economic Forum has invited her to be part of the 25-member Global Future Council on the Future of Environment and Natural Resource Security. They recently met at Dubai at the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils 2016 to help the Council develop pertinent insights and collaboratively shape solutions to improve the state of the world. She formulated the Reciprocal Design Index, in 2013 when she was part of their Global Agenda Council for Design Innovation to establish, document and incentivize sustainable design of cities.

    She has been the keynote speaker at several prestigious venues around the world, such as:
    • World Economic Forum (in Switzerland, Dubai, UAE & China)
    • UN Habitat III Conference in Oct 2016 (Quito, Equador)
    • 2012 Infrastructure Summit as part of the London Olympics (UK)
    • Milan Design Summit (Italy)
    • Bloomberg’s Brainstorm Green (Singapore)
    • Kuala Lumpur Design Summit (Malaysia)
    • USGBC Annual Conference (USA)
    • AIA Japan in Tokyo
    • Business World Summit on Internet of Things and Smart Cities (New Delhi)
    • Design 361 conference (Mumbai)

    She heads Shilpa Architects’ global practice and has been named to:
    • Top 10 Most Influential Architects by Construction Global Magazine
    • Top 100 Architects in the world by Il Giornale Dell’ Architecture
    • Architectural Digest – 50 most influential names in Architecture
    • Archute Top 40 Architects of the 21st century
    Sheila has a Bachelor Degree in Architecture from the Anna University School of Architecture and Planning and also attended the Executive Education Program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Her portfolio includes several critically acclaimed architectural projects in India and around the world. She is a bharathantyam dancer, musician, and a passionate patron of the Arts.

    AWARDS

    1. 2016- LEED Gold Rating awarded to Mahindra World City Club as Urban Planning, Master Planning and Architcture Indian Green Building Council – IGBC (part of the Confederation of Indian Industry – CII)
    2. 2015- International Competition to create a Master Plan for a New City in Middle East as Urban Planning, Master Planning and Architcture AMEA Ventures Limited (Private Business Consortium and Government of Dubai Partnership)
    3. 2015- Architectural Digest – AD 50 Award with „The Nursing College” Master Planning and Architecture Architectural Digest, the worlds leading Architecture and Design Magazine
    4. 2014- CIDC Vishwakarma Award- Best construction project for Navins Springfield 2014 Architecture and Construction Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) set up jointly by the Planning Commission, Government of India and the Indian construction industry
    5. 2013- LEED platinum for New Construction awarded to the Global Design Studio of Shilpa Architects Architecture & Interior Design for Corporate office Indian Green Building Council – IGBC (part of the Confederation of Indian Industry – CII)
    6. 2009- National Design Competition Winner, conducted by the State Bank of India Architecture, Planning & Interior Design for Corporate office State Bank of India
    7. 2009- Indian Architect and Designer Best Office Building Award – KPMG Towers, Nungambakkam Architecture & Interior Design for Corporate office Indian Architect and Designer
    8. 2004- Builders Association of India – Recognition of Excellence in Design and Construction of Group Housing Architecture for Residential Towers – Pioneering the concept of “Bungalow Apartments” Builders Association of India

    PHOTO GALLERY

    All session by Arch. Sheila Sri Prakash

    Presentation

    16:10 - 16:55
    Grand ABCD