Sweata Pradhan brings over ten years of experience helping project teams implement public and private sector projects. Sweata has worked on the sustainable and energy efficient design of multiple commercial office, educational, institutional and infrastructure projects throughout the United States and abroad. She helped to guide sustainability at the World Trade Center, NY and developed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Sustainable Infrastructure Guidelines. Sweata is a USGBC faculty member, and runs the LEED Lab program at Nitte Institute of Architecture in Mangalore, India. She teaches architecture students about LEED and supports them as they work toward achieving LEED certification for their buildings under the LEED EBOM v4.1 Beta rating system.
Sweata manages the sustainable design and green building certification process at GreenShape, coaching project team members, overseeing the details of LEED documentation, and interfacing with certification bodies such as GBCI.
Sweata co-authored a chapter in Nihal Perera’s book titled People’s Spaces: Seeing, Interpreting, and Engaging Social Space, and is currently involved as a core team member in the rejuvenation of a lake in her neighborhood.
Master of Architecture 2008
Ball State University
Bachelor of Architecture 2004
Kavikulguru Institute of Technology & Science, India