Arundhati is an Architect, Urban Designer, Sustainability Professional and a LEED AP. Her extensive experience led to identifying gaps in the sustainable building space and the founding of EcoCollab along with Anamika. She is heading the design division and manages sustainability masterplan and Life Cycle Analysis for projects. Arundhati is the Principal Architect of Ankur Architecture + Design, having successfully completed around 4,00,000 sft of commercial, residential and industrial projects.
Prior to her entrepreneurial journey she was the Program Manager for Ashoka’s Housing for All (HFA), funded by The Hilti Foundation. Arundhati rolled out a framework for “HFA”
Before relocating to India, she worked extensively with Schools and Community Colleges, for over 5,00,000 sft in California, ranging from 30K-50 Million USD. Most projects followed sustainability framework of LEED or Collaborative for High Performance Schools. She has a Masters in Urban Design from Penn State University, USA.
Anamika is an Architect, Urban Planner, freelance graphic designer and an aspiring academician. She leads the green building certifications division and is creatively integrating best "sustainable practices", in EcoCollab's DNA.
She is a staunch believer in planning for the people and strongly holds the belief that no positive change can occur without understanding the mindset of the user and their need, and has tried to allow this to guide all research and study she undertakes.
Anamika has worked in Bangalore, in the Architecture and Interiors field for two years before moving into Urban Planning. Post Graduation, she served as an Assistant professor and underwent training with EDGE, under IFC, USGBC and is a certified EDGE expert. She is a sustainability consultant, and is committed to the vision of Simplifying Sustainability and making it accessible to all.