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Footprints of a woman Architect

They say, our lives leave footprints on sands of time, but none as much as lives of an Architect.

 

Presenting first in this series of “Women of Gurbanji, an architect “extraordinaire” – Ms.Roopakala D S - Principal architect of the award winning practice RR Architects & Associates, Bengaluru.

Ar. RoopaKala D S

Ar. Roopakala is a powerhouse of talent & has delivered an expansive range of well designed spaces. The firm boasts of multi -disciplinary projects well executed projects in a short span of time. 


The firm’s project profile includes the intricately designed public space like Sir M.Visvesvaraya terminal railway station,– India’s first fully Air Conditioned Rail Terminus and sensitively designed urban space – Bal Bhavan at Cubbon Park, Bangalore – Karnataka’s first disabled friendly open park. She also has to her credit multiple awarding winning residential & Commercial building with LEED certification (Green buildings with design focus on energy efficiency & environmental impacts)


Ar.Roopakala’s large & varied work profile stands as a testimony for the passionate and accomplished women architect whose life extends beyond the blueprints and construction sites. Her work showcases unique versatility and prowess in creating spaces that seamlessly blend functionality with aesthetic brilliance. She also brings to the table a rare sensitivity for the environment & its impact on our lives in as users of these public urban spaces.


Her commitment to architecture is a testament to her versatility and prowess in creating spaces that seamlessly blend functionality with aesthetic brilliance whilst taking mother earth as source of inspiration.


Beyond the realm of architecture, she is also immersed herself in a world of creativity, exploration, and self-expression through impactful hobbies like wildlife photography, Bird watching, trekking, and travelling.


 "Never be afraid to face challenges, be bold to decide and make a mark. Explore the most prolific multitasking abilities of women and chase your dreams to make them come true."

-Ar. Roopakala D S



Awards & Recognitions

- Excellence in redesigning of existing public spaces

- IIID Award

- News paper Publishing

- Multiple features in Architectural magazines

- ACED Award

 

We at Gurbanji proudly cheer on her career that has been marked by excellence & pushing the boundaries of architectural innovation across varied contexts – both as a  woman & an Architect.



We salute her ability to navigate through the unique challenges posed by the various railways and commercial ventures.

We celebrate her deep intuitive & sensitive understanding of the human experience within these spaces – along with her technical proficiency to execute these complex designs.


We wish Ms Roopakala continues at the forefront - as a Women Architect who is seamlessly integrating cutting-edge advancements into her projects.

We also wish her all success as she keeps up her commitment to ensuring that her designs not only meet contemporary standards but also anticipate the evolving needs of the future – thereby stay timeless for generations to come by.




Woman of Gurbanji - "Everyday life is often adorned with accessories that complement the event or occasion. Among these accessories, bags hold a significant role as a style statement. Gurbanji goes beyond fashion and has embarked on a mission to showcase local art in the hands of women, enabling them to stand out proudly in a crowd."

-Ar. Roopakala D S


We at Gurbanji are immensely inspired by the footprints that she has embroidered as a woman architect on the city scape & its ever-evolving tapestry of modern life. And we wish more success in leaving footprints on sands of time.




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Unknown member
Mar 06

You're an inspiration ma'am

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Unknown member
Mar 06

Someone once said, you get, what you have the courage to ask for! Roopa is an embodiment of bold, beautiful and adventurous.Her journey so far stands as a testament to her courage and resilience. Her creative side not only shines through her architectural endeavors but also in her personal styling..Best wishes!!

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Mar 06
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Lots of Love 🥰

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Unknown member
Mar 06

She is my inspiration in this professional life. My first work space was with her, in that time I learned more. Thank you so much maa’m and all the best♥️

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Unknown member
Mar 05

I find great inspiration in discovering the accomplishments of a resilient and admirable women whom I deeply respect.

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Unknown member
Mar 05

She has always been the women of my inspiration!! No wonder to see you here mam!! You have a long way to go.! ALL THE BEST!!

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