Namrata Dhamankar

Professor, BNCA

Namrata is an Architect with a post-graduation in Environmental Design of Buildings from Cardiff University , U.K. Currently she is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Architecture and Planning(DEAP) at BNCA, Pune, India. With more than 15 years on experience. she has her expertise on subjects like climate responsive design, green building ratings systems, energy efficiency and building performance modelling. Namrata is also the Founder Director at Sprout, an environmental design consultancy with core practice in environmental design, simulation, planning and research. Namrata is the founder member of CUBE (Centre for Use of UAV in the Unbuilt and Built Environment), a venture which undertakes Research, Consultancy and Capacity Building in the field of UAV(drones) for architectural and allied domains. Namrata is also the Co-Lead for India flying Labs and Head, Operations and Execution at the MKSSS’s Institute of Sustainability and Development Studies. Namrata is currently also a core committee member of IGBC, Pune Chapter. Namrata is pursuing her PhD from TERI School of Advance Studies in the area glare perception of students and faculty in teaching-learning environments. Her other core areas of research working are Indoor Environmental Quality(IEQ), Post occupancy environmental evaluation studies and Urban Climate Design and Modelling.