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About us

ZED Lab is a Delhi-based, research-driven, architecture and interior design studio specializing in net-zero energy buildings since 2009. With sustainability at the core of its design process, and architecture as its synthesis, ZED Lab works towards improving the quality of life in symbiosis with the environment through the holistic lens of research, design, and construction. Through its award-winning projects across residential, hospitality, institutional, commercial, and industrial sectors, the studio seeks to push the envelope for economically viable building systems, optimized for energy savings.

 

As vision facilitators, idea generators, and design integrators, ZED Lab works collaboratively to formulate strategies that draw inspiration from the Indian vernacular for present and future needs. ZED Lab’s design approach is informed by a deep and innate understanding and application of age-old bioclimatic wisdom, using cutting-edge technological tools such as parametric design. Through climatic studies, simulation models, custom software, and physical experiments, the studio explores every facet of design that goes on to determine the nature, shape, and form of a project, making it uniquely positioned to deliver long-lasting and impactful solutions.

 

The studio’s work has been published in leading national and international publications and has won numerous awards

Our Team

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Sachin Rastogi
Design Principal, Director
zeroenergydesignlab@gmail.com
Tel: +91 9999 50 445

Sachin Rastogi holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi, graduating in 2006. At the postgraduate level, he completed his Masters in Science program in Sustainable Environmental Design from Architectural Association(AA) School of Architecture, London in 2008. At AA, Sachin’s key research interests were passive and low energy solutions for high-rise residential buildings in a composite climate which would act as a typology to improve the energy efficiency of the existing buildings and can be adopted by most architects during the course of their design. These concerns were also central to his research on Lightweight Facades - A solution for buildings in hot climate along with a written paper titled “Water as Thermal Mass”.

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Payal Seth Rastogi
Design Principal, Director
zeroenergydesignlab@gmail.com
Tel: +91 9999 50 445

Payal Rastogi, holds a diploma degree in Architecture Design from the Indraprastha University, New Delhi, graduating in 2006. At the postgraduate level, she completed her Master's degree in Interior design from Punjab Technical University in 2008. In 2019, Payal won the first prize in the architecture category in the “Young Architects Award’ by the ‘Indian Architect and Builder’. She was also backed by the second award in Delhi Architecture Festival 2017. A design project led by her was also nominated for the NDTV Design and Architecture Award, 2017.

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Rohan Mishra

(Associate)

B.Arch: K.R. Manglam University

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Naveen Pahal

(Architect)

B.Arch: Gateway College of

Architecture

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Shivangi Banerjee

(Architect)

B.Arch: Aayojan School of

Architecture

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Sakshi Jain

(Interior Designer)

B.A. Interior: Pearl Academy

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Anant Garg

(Architect)

B.Arch: Vastu Kala Academy

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Deepanshu Jain

(Intern)

B.Arch: MBS SPA