Honoured to Introduce
Managing Director Biome Environmental Solutions
Global Design Committee
Chitra received Nigerian national diploma in civil engineering and Bachelor of Architecture degree from CEPT, Ahmedabad. She founded Chitra Vishwanath Architects in 1990, which merged to create Biome Environment Solutions. Principal Architect & Managing Director at Biome, Chitra has designed more than 500 projects across India and Africa with primary focus on sustainability and ecology. Also a co-ordinator at in:ch – an indo-swiss sustainability education initiative.
Earthen architecture and water harvesting
Educational & Institutional Design
Biome Environmental Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
March 2008 - Present .
Chitra Vishwanath Architects
January 1990 - March 2008 . 18 Years 3 Months
School of Architecture CEPT
Bachelor of Architecture
Auchi Polytechnic Nigeria
- Judge at Dezeen Awards2021
- Jury Member at 2A Architecture and Art Awards2020
- Jury Member of the Asia Edition of YTAA2020
- Realty Plus Scroll of Honour2019
- Hot 100 - Architect and Interiors India2017
- NDTV DA Award - Architecture Award: Institutional2016
Advisor at NGO Kilikili
Kilikili – which in Kannada means the warbling laughter of a child – is a registered Trust, formed by parents of children with special needs, driven by volunteers and supported by professionals, that aims to create inclusive play spaces that will be accessible to all children, regardless of their ability.
Trustee at Kandu - Marketing Arm for Udaanta
After much groundwork, UDAANTA (‘for example’ in Kannada) was registered as a Public Trust in 2018 with an attempt to revive a cultivation unit focused on ecological sustainability, social justice, and economic stability, found its voice in KANDU. KANDU is not just the marketing arm of UDAANTA but is also its brand. The first attempt…Read More