Ecologic is small collaborative and creative practice led by Sumita Singha. By following agile and innovative ways of working, the practice has been able to work on small and large projects in the UK and elsewhere- and produced a diverse range of works from commissioned art to books.
The common threads through the projects have been the integration of sustainable design and the public engagement.
Ecologic has worked on projects in the UK, Spain, France and India. Ecologic has presented its work at the RIBA, through architecture journals and popular magazines- and exhibitions such as Grand Designs.
Ecologic is part of Unionne, a women led collective (photo: Morley Von Sternberg)
Sumita is an architect, teacher and writer with awards including the UIA:UNESCO International, Women In Business and Atkins Inspire. She founded Architects For Change, the Equality forum at RIBA and is past Chair of Women In Architecture. She is a member of design review and competition panels.
Sumita has served on many RIBA committees for over 25 years, including the Professional Standards panel. She is a nationally elected RIBA Councillor and the Board Trustee for Education. For nine years, she was a non executive director in the NHS where she learned about governance and public life.
Sumita is a trustee of Architects Benevolent Society, Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills and Commonwealth Association of Architects; and founding director of Charushila, an environmental design charity. She has also taught sustainable design for over 25 years, is visiting Professor at the Politecnico di Milano, lecturer and external examiner at several UK universities. She is the author of several books on architecture.
Sumita received an OBE for services to architecture in 2021.
Sumita presenting her work at the RIBA