As a Director at Atelier Ten, Shanta co-manages the New York office and is the Energy Analysis Practice Director. Shanta’s deep experience in engineering and HVAC design, expanded Atelier Ten’s energy analysis practice to include building simulation and analysis techniques to optimize high-performance building envelopes, mechanical, and renewable energy systems.

Shanta has worked on a variety of university, commercial, and institutional buildings that are known for their efficient energy performance. Her projects include the LEED Platinum Kroon Hall at Yale University, the Princeton University Yeh Residential College and New College West, the LEED-Platinum Tour Carpe Diem in Paris, and the renovation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in Manhattan. In addition, she has taught environmental systems courses for the undergraduate program at Pratt Institute’s Architecture School, a graduate environmental studio at the Yale School of Architecture, an environmental technology course at Parsons School of Design, and currently guest teaches at Columbia’s Graduate School of Architecture.

Shanta is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California, a LEED-Accredited Professional, and an ASHRAE certified Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP). She has studied at the Center for Energy Studies at the Ecole des Mines in Paris and holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Colorado.