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Healthy spaces

Healthy spaces

Obesity is one of the major problems plaguing the world today, causing severe health damages to those affected. On this World Obesity day, we at Shilpa highlight the importance of being in spaces which ensure good health and fitness. We worked on a site with an uneven landscape where the highest level was 63m and the lowest,..
Forget mansions, modest homes needed amid land pressures

Forget mansions, modest homes needed amid land pressures

PLACE (Property,Lands,Access,Connections and Empowerment) is a platform produced by Thomson Reuters Foundation which covers issues and opinions related to  complex social, economic and political effects of inadequate land rights – from environmental sustainability and food insecurity to the potential for conflict and war. In their recent edition, Ms. Sheila Sriprakash, our Founder and Chief Architect expressed..
Light up!

Light up!

  An article on the importance of the right balance of lighting in homes written by our head of Interior Design, Vaebhav Udhayayan, was featured recently in the Times of India. Vaebhav’s work is dominated by Interior Design & Turn-key project execution for key clients in India & Abroad. His portfolio includes work for Retail,..
Energy Efficiency at Shilpa

Energy Efficiency at Shilpa

On this World UN day, we keep in mind the Sustainable Development Goals chalked out by the UN. On September 15th,2015, the United Nations drafted seventeen goals termed as Sustainable Development Goals for the world to achieve by 2030. Affordable and Clean Energy is one such important goal among No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Quality Education,..
ECOLOGIC: Don’t panic, it’s just organic!

ECOLOGIC: Don’t panic, it’s just organic!

16 Sep 2017, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes and organic and healthier lifestyle. Don’t panic, it’s just organic! An organic life has a stereotype — hippies growing their own food, mostly vegan and living in simple ‘earthy’ homes. While this could be the utopian organic..
ECOLOGIC: You too can prevent river pollution

ECOLOGIC: You too can prevent river pollution

09 Sep 2017, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes preventing River Pollution locally. You too can prevent river pollution…from home The mighty Ganges — the National River of India, the third largest river in the world (by discharge), the most sacred river for Hindus, the lifeline of 500..
ECOLOGIC: Creating a sustainable society for our betterment

ECOLOGIC: Creating a sustainable society for our betterment

02 Sept 2017, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes about creating sustainable societies. Creating a sustainable society for our betterment Sustainability, India and China are words that have seen the door swing both ways. President Trump’s rants about India and China being “unsustainable” and reason to renege on..