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About

Ecologic is a collaborative and creative design practice set up in 1993. It specialises in sustainable, participatory and community projects.

 

The practice is led by chartered architect, Sumita Singha. By following agile, collaborative and innovative ways of working, the practice has been able to work on small and large projects in the UK and elsewhere.

 

Environment, Ethics and Equity sit at the heart of all that we do.

Our Work

Urban regeneration and community engagement

Ecologic has worked as a community engagement and sustainability consultant with other practices in cities in the UK such as Birmingham, Coventry and London.  It has worked with local governments, community organisations and social enterprises on many community projects. It is currently working on an urban regeneration project in the USA.

With its charity partner, Charushila, it has carried out work in India, UK, Palestinian territories and Venezuela in projects with children and marginalised people involving food security. The current project is a community kitchen garden on a station platform in London. Charushila is signatory to the UN Global Compact.

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Books and writing

Sumita has written many books and research publications based on her practice in sustainable design and campaign for equality. She a popular speaker, speaking regularly on radio and podcasts. She has been teaching and lecturing for 30 years

Private Realm

Ecologic has worked on many retrofit and new build projects for homes in the UK and abroad. Innovative and eco-friendly materials, and sustainable design have brought value to the properties in both monetary and user terms.

 

These projects are located in the UK, Spain, France and India. Reviews by clients are in our private realm pages.

Activism

Sumita has been a campaigner for equality in the profession. She set up the equality forum for architects, Architects For Change, and was past Chair of Women in architecture.  For nine years, she was non executive director of Europe's largest eye hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital, NHS trust. She is the co-founder of equality group in the NHS, Seacole  Group. She is a trustee of four charities including Architects Benevolent Society.

Writing, art and photography

Ecologic works on public and private art commissions.

Sumita has exhibited her art and photography in public exhibitions and won numerous awards for her work. She has a special interest in tactile art for those with sight impairment. Her hand drawings are in the RIBA collection and feature on some of her books.

Past and Present Clients