Nilanjan Bhowal is a gold medallist in architecture from the Institute of Environment Design, Gujrat. He earned his masters from Catholic University, Belgium, and post-graduate specialization in energy-efficient architecture from Istanbul Technical University. Nilanjan Bhowal has substantially contributed to establishing the green building in India, receiving the IGBC Platinum Award for North India’s first Green Home in 2014. He has been awarded TERI’s SVGRIHA first 5 star green home in India. He has received HUDCO & NDTV awards for Heritage Conservation, besides having won over 35 other national-level awards for architecture, design & conservation. He has more than 100 national & international publications to his credit and many authored articles in national & international professional magazines. He has made presentations at major international conferences in the U.S. and Europe.