Renu

Besides several residential bungalows and commercial interiors, Renu has worked on group housing, interesting conservation projects, several schools, and community service projects. During her practice she has won several national design awards.

Renu is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Architects and a member of the Council of Architecture. Renu’s works were exhibited amongst 30 Women Architects from India, South East Asia & Australia at the ‘Women in Architecture 2000 Plus’, conference held in Bombay in Feb 2000.

Renu has now diversified to being a part of a team that designs and builds villas that incorporate green design principles.

Open plans with minimal walls
Double height volumes that interlink spaces & induce stack effect
Solar panels for hot water
Photo voltaic panels and wind mill for power generation
Complete rain water harvesting, filtration tank & holding tank
Grey water reclamation
Ample natural sky-lighting
Natural cross-ventilation that eliminates the need for air-conditioning
Reduce, Re-use, Recycle: Re-use of seasoned vintage windows/doors & other materials from old demolished buildings
Non-toxic indoor air-quality
Zero-waste construction
Usage of local construction materials
Terrace garden canopy to reduce solar gain. Garden also produces native fruits for consumption
Roof overhangs & window awnings to reduce glare & solar gain
Native plants landscape with drip irrigation
Brightly colored walls, Murals, and art from scrap.

Renu spends her free time doing yoga, reading and travelling.