Sonal Bhide

Head- Design, Townships, Lodha group
Sonal brings over 20 years of comprehensive experience in creating world-class conurbations, covering the different aspects of master planning, infrastructure and traffic design, placemaking and wayfinding, and public engagement through art and social infrastructure at a city scale. Her notable projects, such as Palava and Upper Thane, are city-scale developments that set benchmarks for sustainable urban design and management globally. She is passionate about sustainability and the socio-economic impact of urbanization, with a strong focus on resident well- being and experience. She combines high aesthetic, humane, and functional standards with cost-effectiveness and economic viability in her work. Sonal is dedicated to building highly successful teams, nurturing leaders, and developing positive, sustainable urban planning templates for India's promising future. She holds a MA in Sustainable design from the Architectural Association ,London.