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DELabCon Speaker and Panelist

Archana Salil

Director & Principal Architect, Arena Consultants


Archana Salil is the Director and Principal architect of the firm Arena Consultants. Her career as an architect spans over 3 decades and she has expertise in designing state of the art Research & Development centres, laboratories & master planning of research parks all over India and abroad.

The firm has successfully completed designing approximately 19.0 L sft of lab projects till date. Client profile ranges from MNC’s, government and educational institutes and fast growing Indian companies in pharma, chemical, textile, FMCG etc.

Before setting up the firm, she did Masters in Construction Project Management from London South Bank University, UK and was the award winner for the best performance in the course. She has passion for learning and has participation in international conferences and workshops.


  • B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) – L.S. Raheja School of Architecture
  • MSc Construction Project Management – London South Bank University, UK


  • Registered Architect – Council of Architects
  • Associate Member – Indian Institute of Architects
  • Green Associate LEED
  • ISHRAE-Thane Chapter


DELabCon History

  • She participated as a panelist in DELabCon 2019.
  • She was a speaker at DELabCon 2016. Her topic was Safe by design- pre design stage.