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Tate Snyder Kimsey Architects:

Deepika Padam, AIA


Deepika Padam

Deepika Padam

Deepika Padam, AIA


Tate Snyder Kimsey Architects

709 N.Valle Verde Drive

Henderson, NV 89014

(702) 456-3000

[email protected]

Deepika Padam is an award-winning architect working with Tate Snyder Kimsey, where she has led the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification process for many sustainable projects. She has held LEED classes in the office and helped many employees prepare for the LEED exam. Her major projects include a high school, a counseling and child development center, utility services building, and a university teaching lab. She is currently working on a Net Zero (energy) border station. Her team won second place in the City of Henderson “Creating Communities” open design competition. Padam has also served on the board of USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) Nevada chapter for years, serving as the president in 2009. She has organized numerous educational presentations and LEED workshops, from which the entire region has benefited. Padam also co-created the LEED accreditation exam preparation seminar in 2005. She was awarded the Organizational Excellence Award by USGBC Nevada in 2009. As part of her efforts regarding intern education, she has served on studio juries at UNLV School of Architecture and the Art Institute of Las Vegas. Padam is the founder and past chair of Young Architects Forum of Las Vegas. During the AIA-150 celebration, she served as the co-chair of the Housing Group for the 24-hour Town Hall charrette. Her work and articles have been published in magazines and web sites. She was awarded the AIA Nevada Associate Award in 2007 and AIA Nevada Young Architect Award in 2008. She is the current president of the Las Vegas chapter of the AIA.

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