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Deepa Parekh

Principal - Sustainability, Kapadia Associates
Deepa is an architect and building science professional engaged with practice and teaching over 16 years. As the Principal - Sustainability at KAPL in Mumbai, Deepa leads the architecture firm's sustainability strategy, including integrating evidence-based design into workflow, advocating clients to set high performance targets, and implementing capacity building programs for the team. As a Net Zero Education Expert, Deepa has conducted 70+ training programs on climate responsive design, building simulation skills and sustainability strategies attended by over 4000 learners. She is a trainer, reviewer and jury member for Solar Decathlon India which is the world's largest net zero building challenge for students. She teaches at the Building Energy Performance graduate program at CEPT University.