1977, BArch, Anna University; 2005, Executive Education Program, GSD, Harvard University. First Indian woman to start an architectural firm. Fellow, Indian Institute of Architects; Charter Member, Indian Green Building Council. Invited by World Bank to design affordable housing in 1987 - Year of Shelter for Shelterless. Honours: Leibniz University, Germany and University of Valencia, Spain, for contributions to socio-economic and environmental sustainability.