Tushar Gupta

Tushar Gupta
Job Title: 
Principal, senior designer
Age: 
38
Professional Credentials: 
AIA, NCARB
Education: 
BArch, Institute of Environmental Design (Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Gujarat, India); MArch, Texas A&M University
Accomplishments: 

In 2006, became the firm’s youngest principal, at 32. Joined the firm in 2000 as a Tradewell Fellow.

Lead designer for $300 million Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Youngest lead designer in WHR’s history for a project of this magnitude, which won first place in 2010 IADH Design & Health Academy Awards.

Responsible for conceptual and design development of the $235 million Stamford (Conn.) Hospital addition and the $70 million Center for Sciences and Health Professionals at the University of St. Thomas.

Extracurricular: 

Member, Leadership Council of AIA Academy of Architecture for Health.

Pro bono consultant to Hindu temple project in Houston.

Frequent lecturer on healthcare architecture and design.

Off the Clock: 

Favorite movie: “The Shawshank Redemption.”

Loves traveling, prefers locales with mountains, especially Switzerland.

Secret Life: 
Plays bass guitar and co-founded the rock band Goddess. Performed at the legendary Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles.