Senior Executive Architectural Associate
Architecture, Sustainable design
Aims to provide creative solutions with great sensitivity to the integration of the building form
Alakesh graduated with a Master of Science programme in Integrated Sustainable Design at the National University of Singapore. He joined Surbana Jurong in 2014. He is involved in the building of the School of Design and Environment, NUS which is being designed to achieve a Net Zero Energy Target and go beyond the Green Mark Platinum standards. Projects such as the Net Zero Energy Building at NUS SDE and the Floating Ponds (Vertical Aquaculture Farm) are pushing the thought boundaries of sustainability and challenge every of knowledge and experience that he had.
Being an Autodesk accredited person, Alakesh is adept with the use of BIM. Many of the on-going and past projects have been executed on the BIM platform. He specializes in green design and always aims to provide creative solutions with great sensitivity to the integration of the building form and function without compromising client’s needs and budget.
Olympic host cities in the past have struggled, and some have failed, to establish a meaningful function for the infrastructure after the Games. The concept of legacy planning for global mega-events & venues, and even other build environments, is of paramount importance.see more