As a founding principal of the studio, Caroline brings a design and sustainability focus, while sharing the company’s operations responsibilities. Caroline has worked with Rob for over 12 years. collaborating on many educational projects across the p-12/higher education spectrum. Together they have transitioned to a studio based design firm. Caroline brings over twenty years of experience in the profession of architecture and a passion for designing with nature.
Caroline was born and raised in Mumbai, India and received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai, India in 1992, Master of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India in 1995, Master of Science and Ph.D in Environmental Design from Arizona State University in 2004. Caroline has worked on the design of a number of residential, institutional, healthcare and educational projects in India, Germany and the Unites States. Her penchant for research, design and experience of working in different cultures brings a unique perspective to the studio.
Caroline is a registered architect in the State of Arizona and India. She has developed expertise in designing learning and healing environments. She speaks at local, national and international conferences, has chaired design juries and has been widely published.
Beyond the practice of architecture, Caroline is an avid traveler, marathoner, hiker and volunteers with a number of non-profit organizations.
•Past-President, American Institute of Architects – Arizona Chapter
•Past-Chair, American Institute of Architects – Committee on Architecture for Education
•Board of Directors, American Institute of Architects, Arizona Chapter
•Commissioner, City of Phoenix – Environmental Quality Commission
•Past-President, Council of Educational Facilities Planner International, Arizona Chapter
•Member, Society of College and University Planners
•2008 Recipient, Phoenix Business Journal 40 under 40
•Board of Directors, Sunnyslope Village Alliance