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Jaigopal Govinda Rao
Managing Director & Principal Designer
Anchoring team Inspiration, Jai heads and guides the design team, the business development and 'the new concepts' wings. After his training in architecture, he consciously chose to de school himself from mainstream education, and based his understanding of need for design, on ground realities and complexities offered by the Indian subcontinent—which according to him gave radical insights—and helped to make it the basis of Team Inspiration's approaches and strategies.
Latha Raman Jaigopal
Architect and Director - Project Management
With a passion for 'responsible holistic' approach to architecture and meticulousness as her forte, Latha guides the design interpretation, project management and technical teams of Inspiration, besides playing a key role in concepts of total water management and relevant renewable energy applications.
Vilas N Gore
Geo-technical Engineer, Geoscience Services, Mumbai
Internationally renowned geotechnical consultant Sri Vilas Gore is instrumental in guiding Inspiration in several path breaking concepts including engineering applications of bamboo, major structural designs, total water management, renewable energy applications etc...
V S Venkitachalam
Retd. Senior Engineer, BHEL
A civil engineer with over 40 years field level experience in project planning, contracts management, construction and maintenance of heavy engineering structures and large townships, he brings in the essential grounding for the technical team.
Balachandran B R
Architect & Urban Planner
Balachandran B.R heads Alchemy Urban Systems, a Planning Consultancy Firm committed to the task of enabling the continuous positive transformation of our cities by providing creative and insightful professional services in the areas of urban planning, urban design and urban management.
Jerry Anthony
Senior Professor in Urban & Regional Planning, University of Iowa
Major areas of interest of Jerry Anthony are housing and community development issues - in particular housing policies and the development of affordable housing; growth management and land, infrastructure and housing market issues in developing countries especially those of South Asia and Latin America.
Tency Baeten
Renewable Energy Expert
Chief Executive, Centre for Scientific Research, Auroville, whose continuing effort over years has been to design and develop the dynamics of the human habitat with an integral approach to sustainable practices particularly in the field of renewable energy systems, waste water recycling and sanitation.
Sowmya Haran
Architect & Urban Planner
Sowmya is co-founder of Alchemy Urban Systems and has led the Alchemy team in undertaking a wide variety of projects across sectors such as urban statutory planning, City Development Plans (CDPs), City Sanitation Plans (CSPs), plans involving land use and transport integration, master plans for townships, post disaster reconstruction planning, policy advisory, etc.
M N Muralidhar
Chartered Accountant
As Inspiration's Chief Auditor, he besides guiding and grounding all internal financial matters, also plays active role in projects where Clients need guidance on Project finance,  documentation etc.
Rajan Iyer
Furniture & Product Designer
Trained from NID, Ahmedabad and presently faculty in MIT, Pune, Rajan has been creatively supporting Inspiration's interiors and crafts wing for many years.
Niels Schoenfelder
Architect & Landscape Designer
Trained in Germany, practising based in Chennai, Niels of Manicini Designs associates with Inspiration in landscape design and crafted interiors with a focus of marrying the old with the new, the exteriors with the interiors...
Shweta Balasubramoni
Architect & Interior Designer
With a passion for design and an inherent aesthetic, colour and texture sensibility, Shweta (heading Vistaar Associates, Hyderabad), associates with Inspiration's design team especially in interior design, graphic design, product design and colour schemes for buildings and interiors.
Radha Gomaty
Crafts and Community Outreach
A passionate proponent of Art for Change, Radha actively engages in promoting the link between traditional artisan communities, academicians and professionals. She guides art and accessories inputs for Inspiration as well as coordinates select outreach programmes.
Ananth Ambatt
An 'Inspiration' groomed designer with excellent visualisation and presentation skills, Ananth is an architect in his own right, but chooses to associate with Inspiration on a project basis.
Vyshakh Sasidharan
A representative of the new age technologies in 'Inspiration', Vyshakh brings in the exuberance of youth, with a penchant for both 'hands on' and 'hi-tech'.
Team of Coordinators
James Joseph
Manager, Administration
Sany Baiju
Project Accounts
Suvitha S Nayak
Coordinator, Finance & Project Administration
Shery Jomy
Pubic Relations
Unni Manju K S
Projects Evaluation
Bineetha J Thekkinedath
Project Planning
Anitha Raju
Girish M B
Coordinator, Constructions
Ajin Varghese
Shiju K
Systems Administrator
Ar. Neyna Kelkar
Design Team Heads
Kuriachan Joseph
Sindhu Thomas
Annam Sebastian
Rangitha Rajesh
Divya Gigendran
Zeena Biju
Site Team Heads
Ramkumar Mahalingam
Chnadrashekhar T S
Kishore Krishnankutty