1st Vice President, Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA)
Srilalitha Gopalakrishnan is a landscape architect with over 15 years of professional experience and a diverse portfolio of projects across Singapore, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong and India. Srilalitha has worked with Tierra Design in Singapore for over 11 years on projects ranging from residential, commercial, hospitality, institutional, recreational and master planning with many of her projects winning several accolades. The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, Singapore was applauded for its fresh attempt at integrating native landscapes and awarded the Skyrise Greenery Award. In 2013, her project, Park Royal-on-Pickering swept the top design awards in Singapore, winning the President’s Award for Design of the Year.
In 2015, Srilalitha was a key member of the winning team of The Rail Corridor Singapore competition awarded by Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). She believes strongly in an integrated design approach as an effective solution for sustainable high-density urban environments and her design principles emphasize blurring the lines between built and open environment to create a seamless experience for the end user. Dedicated to raising the quality and standards of landscape architecture within Singapore and Asia, she serves on the Council of the Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA) as 1st Vice President. She represents SILA at various national level committees and strategic planning groups and is actively involved in the professional development thrust for the institute. She also lectures at local educational institutions to raise the profile of landscape architecture in Asia.