Chitra Vishwanath is the Principal Architect and Managing Director of Biome. She studied architecture at CEPT University in Ahmedabad and ran her own architecture practice from 1990-2008 before co-founding Biome Environmental Solutions.
Biome Environmental Solutions is a Bangalore-based design firm focused on ecology, architecture and water. Biome’s service offerings range from architectural and rainwater harvesting design to environmental planning consultancy and comprehensive water strategising. They place great emphasis on developing strong communication channels and particularly face-to-face interaction with each of their clients, which enables them to tune in to the client’s needs and constraints. The office’s diverse team includes designers, architects, civil and mechanical engineers and urban planners from various parts of India and abroad. Their built work includes individual homes, buildings for education and large campuses.