Sonali Bhagwati is the President of New Delhi based DPA – an integrated design consultancy firm having decades of experience in campus, building and interior design. She graduated from CEPT, Ahmedabad with honours, and during that period was a recipient of a Scholarship from L’Institute Francaise D’Architecutre to work in Paris for a year. Sonali has been felicitated with numerous awards like 11th IIID MK Awards in 2006, Architect of the Year Award in 2008 & 2012 by Zee Business and India Home Awards respectively. She is acknowledged amongst top twenty architects of India by several publications and has also been extensively covered. She has been involved in various urban level activities, while actively participates in seminars/ workshops organised by government and private organisation. She loves brain storming design ideas with her team because she firmly believes that every project is a team effort and each member of the team contributes to it.