Architect Trupti Doshi has 20 years of experience in ecological architecture and sustainable engineering. She has been India’s youngest woman architect whose work has been featured by the United Nations Environment Program as a model for Sustainable Development in India.
Her TEDx talk in India titled “Making Smart Buildings before Making Buildings Smart” received rave reviews. She then represented India at the first ever Women TEDx in Greece, where she received a standing ovation for her talk “Can a building be a Person?”
Trupti has represented India at the Professional Fellows Congress / World Youth Congress in Washington D.C and has been awarded ‘Woman of Pondicherry’ by Lt. Governor Dr. Kiran Bedi for exemplary contribution to ecological and social entrepreneurship.
Trupti has lectured widely in India, Europe & USA – including several Indian universities, University of Oklahoma in USA and Technical University of Crete in Greece – on a variety of subjects ranging from hidden geometry in nature, sustainability, smart cities, role of technology, social development, Indian architecture and entrepreneurship. She was the speaker from Asia for the Bio-Architecture conference in Portugal. Her audience ranges from architects, civil engineers, environmentalists & planners to entrepreneurs, start-ups and students.
Trupti has addressed over 200 groups and personally interacted with over 1000 highly prestigious consultants and personalities of national and international repute from academia and industry including top management at The World Bank, UBS – Union Bank of Switzerland, MNRE – Ministry of New and Renewable Energy – Govt. of India, Stanford University, TERI – The Energy and Resources Institute, Cadbury, Forbes, Mckinsey, Bridge Partnership, The Taj group, University of Oregon among several others, all of whom have been greatly inspired by her systemic approach and the synthesis of so many diverse disciplines into an integrated whole.
She has been an eminent jury member for NASA’s most prestigious ANDC awards as well as Indian Council of Architecture’s Best Undergraduate Thesis Awards. She represented India at the International Green Summit in Rome in 2019 where her research (soon to be published by Springer) as co-author on the positive effect of green buildings on human well-being was greatly appreciated.
She has been the Chief Co-Architect of Sri Aurobindo Society, an international NGO, where she played a key role in master planning numerous large institutional projects spanning several hundred acres.
When she is not on a building site, you can find her bird watching atop a mountain in Ladakh, capturing the diversity of the world through her lens, meeting inspiring people innovating in Entrepreneurship, learning a new language – currently on her 7th – or simply enjoying the fresh air and writing poetry.