Brinda Somaya, India's 2000 Designer of the Year, is a conservationist, post-modernist, abstract minimalist, and urban activist from Bombay. She received an architectural degree from the Sir JJ College of Architecture and a Master of Arts degree from Smith College, Massachusetts, USA. With her sister Ranjini, opened Somaya and Kalappa in 1976. Today her offices are in Mumbai and Bangalore. She is founder trustee of the The Hecar Foundation which was created to educate the public about architecture.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
"Glass Ceilings: Highlights from the International Archive of Women in Architecture Center," selected exhibit panels
"Glass Ceilings: Highlights from the International Archive of Women in Architecture Center" was an exhibition held at the Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond, Virginia, as part of their Dominion Exhibition Series and was on display from March 4-June 6, 2010. It featured the work of pioneering women in architecture and design from the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) collection at Virginia Tech.
The Brinda Somaya Architectural Collection (2000-2001) comprises The Hecar Foundation's exhibit "Women in Architecture - 2000 Plus" and publications. Somaya is an architect and conservationist in India.