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Praveen Hassan Chandrashekar is heading the Sustainability &Resilience Office (SRO) at Surbana Jurong. Praveen possess a strong passion for sustainability and environmentally conscious Passive and Active Design. Praveen has more than 10 years’ experience in the field of environmentally sustainable design and building performance assessment. He holds a Master’s Degree in Building Performance and Sustainability from National University of Singapore and Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to this, Praveen has worked as a Mechanical Engineer for 6 years and involved in many high-profile projects.

Praveen is a Certified Green Mark Advanced Accredited Professional (GMAAP), LEED Accredited Professional, EDGE Expert, and GRI Certified Sustainability Professional with experience ranging across different typologies for projects including in Singapore and across the region. He was part of the design team that oversaw the planning, design and supervision of Asia’s first high-rise rotatable laboratory located at BCA Academy. He played a key role and lead the ESD, Mechanical and BMS design. The project received “2017 Minister’s Award” and “IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2017”.

Praveen is currently the Co-Principal investigator for Chilled Ceiling project, a R&D initiative under SJ-NTU Corporate Labs. He was the project lead for formulating the new standards on “Design for maintainability” involving Govt. agencies, designers, and built environment stakeholders. Praveen and his team are pushing the boundaries of Sustainable Design and have spearheaded the Net Zero Energy and Super Low Energy designs in Surbana Jurong.


Surbana Jurong

Surbana Jurong Group is a diverse collective of problem solvers for the built environment, continually reimagining ways to create a smart and sustainable future.

They’re a global urban, infrastructure and managed services consulting firm, with over 70 years of track record in successful project delivery. Headquartered in Singapore, the group has a global talent pool of over 16,000 in Surbana Jurong and their member companies AETOS, Atelier Ten, B+H, KTP, Prostruct, Robert Bird Group, SAA, Sino-Sun and SMEC, based in more than 120 offices in over 40 countries. They include architects, designers, planners, engineers, facilities managers and other specialists driven by progressive thinking and creative ideas to shape a better future.

Surbana Jurong’s technical experts deliver sustainable solutions that cover the entire project life cycle from planning and design, through to delivery and management. They also provide a full suite of multi-disciplinary consultancy services across a diverse range of sectors including transportation, water, aviation, healthcare, hospitality and renewables, as well as services such as industrial solutions and parks management.

Surbana Jurong has built more than a million homes in Singapore, created master plans in more than 60 countries and developed over 100 industrial parks globally. Their tag line “Building Cities, Shaping Lives” expresses how every project or undertaking is, for the Group, an opportunity to fulfil aspirations and enrich lives. By designing and delivering quality housing, work spaces, roads, rail, hydropower, dams, underground and coastal protections and other critical infrastructure needed by their clients, they are redefining cities and transforming them into sustainable and liveable spaces where communities and businesses, present and future, can thrive.

The Group is #23 in Engineering News-Record’s 2022 Top 225 International Design Firms, #14 in World Architecture 100 2022, and Asia Pacific FM Technology Provider of the Year 2022, awarded by International Facility Management Association.

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