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LEED On: Shilpa Architects

LEED On: Shilpa Architects

The LEED PLATINUM RATED Global Design Studio of Shilpa Architects office was featured in USGBC’s LEED ON Series. “Where aesthetic brilliance, Indian tradition, and a holistic and healthy environmental sustainability blend, the LEED Platinum Global Design Studio of Shilpa Architects in Chennai, India emerges. Listen to the leaders talk about the novel and unique green..
Architektur Heute – Pavitra Sriprakash

Architektur Heute – Pavitra Sriprakash

Pavitra Sriprakash spoke at the “Architecture Today” lecture series at the University of Tübingen in Germany, as part of the 30th Anniversary Celebrations. English Translation The series “Architektur Heute” is purely feminine. Architecture is by no means a pure male world. In the winter term 2016/2017 six Architects from all over the world speak about..
ECOLOGIC completes 1 Year!

ECOLOGIC completes 1 Year!

Congratulations to Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects for completing 52 unique topics on sustainable living for the New Indian Express. Pavitra Sriprakash (@pavisriprakash), the Director and Chief Designer of Shilpa Architects, is an ‪Architect‬, Urban Designer, ‪Dancer‬ and ‪Artist‬. She writes a weekly ‪sustainability‬ column for The New Indian Express..
ECOLOGIC: It may be economical but not eco-friendly

ECOLOGIC: It may be economical but not eco-friendly

16 Jan 2017, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes about selecting recycled materials as sustainable alternatives. Excerpts: FA is a fine powder — a byproduct from burning pulverized coal in electric power plants. It is a pozzolan, a substance containing aluminous and siliceous material that forms..
ECOLOGIC: Use social media to get eco-friendly

ECOLOGIC: Use social media to get eco-friendly

07 Jan 2017, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes about using social media to be a sustainable citizen. Excerpts: Social media sites such as Twitter could also be used to report or provide feedback to the government. Apps like SeeClickFix, sends images or descriptions of problems..
Elle Decor: Taking over the future!

Elle Decor: Taking over the future!

DÉCOR PEOPLE by Elle Décor – MEET THE YOUNG PROS Dec 2016, Taking Over the Future: Stepping into their own ground, 16 progeny of India’s most revered Architects and Designers stand armed with an impressive portfolio, refreshing ideals and rewritten rules. Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects is featured in the..
ECOLOGIC: Move towards 2017 with firm resolve

ECOLOGIC: Move towards 2017 with firm resolve

24 Dec 2016, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes about the need for resolve for the year 2017 to fight climate change. Excerpts: Closer to home, we dealt with floods (Dec 2015) and cyclone Vardah (Dec 2016), leaving Chennai in utter disbelief that 100-year phenomenons of..
ECOLOGIC: Time to strategically plant trees!

ECOLOGIC: Time to strategically plant trees!

17 Dec 2016, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes about the importance of greener future-ready cities. Excerpts: Now, that the city has lost an extensive number of trees, it is time to re-plant in a smart and strategic manner. Many cities around the world invest in..
ECOLOGIC: Educate your employees to go green!

ECOLOGIC: Educate your employees to go green!

10 Dec 2016, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes about the importance of green / sustainability education at home and office. Excerpts: Across the world today, the expression “conscious consumer” is one more and more people are identifying with. A conscious consumer is one who is..