29 November - 1 December
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Sonali Rastogi is the Co-Founding Partner of Morphogenesis. Her multifaceted creativity encompasses roles as an architect, urban design and planner, artist, writer, speaker, and innovator. She firmly believes that every project should set a new standard for innovative design by embracing a systemic approach to sustainability, aiming to create a significant impact. Her dedication to environmental design led to the development of Morphogenesis' copyrighted design philosophy known as S.O.U.L©, representing Sustainable, Optimized, Unique, and Liveable design principles. Among her recent accomplishments, the completion of the Surat Diamond Bourse in India, the world's largest single office building, stands out. This remarkable achievement includes a Platinum rating from the Indian Green Building Council, exemplifying her commitment to excellence in sustainable architecture.
She is passionate about steering the discourse around the AEC industry to a responsible and responsive realm. Owing to the same, she is a regular speaker and presenter at reputed national and international institutions, conclaves, and conferences. She has also brought significant attention to gender issues in the AEC industry. Today, Morphogenesis is an exemplar for the profession for equal opportunity and gender pay parity.
Her firm, Morphogenesis, was the first Indian architectural practise to be awarded at the World Architecture Festival in 2009. This is her first time that she is on the panel as a Super Juror, she has been on the Judge’s panel of WAF since 2016. It is almost serendipitous that her association with WAF has come full circle.