EYP Architecture and Engineering announced today that Tushar Gupta, AIA, design principal, has been promoted to managing principal of the firm’s Houston office. In addition to his design responsibilities, Gupta will strategically leverage EYP’s business development, operations, and design teams to optimize performance across all aspects of the local business. Gupta strives to grow the office and will collaborate with local staff to enhance the firm’s presence among Houston health systems, universities, architectural and engineering industry and the community.

Since joining EYP in 2000 as a Tradewell Fellow, Gupta has pursued design excellence at every step of development. Collaborating on complex projects with sizable teams, Gupta’s experience with building consensus and meeting client expectations has poised him for this leadership role. His notable projects include Houston Methodist – The Paula & Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower, Center for Science and Health Professions at University of St. Thomas, Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital, Stamford Hospital, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, North Carolina Heart and Vascular Hospital and UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital. His projects have been honored for excellence by the European Healthcare Design Awards, International Academy of Design and Health, Healthcare Design Magazine, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, among others.

“Tushar’s work embodies the importance of architectural design at the highest level,” said Charles Griffin, healthcare sector leader at EYP. “His holistic approach carefully balances all aspects and impacts of design on the human experience. With positivity and unmatched energy, Tushar is a true leader by example and we’re proud to have him on our team.”

Gupta was promoted to EYP firm principal in 2006. In 2011, he was named to Building Design & Construction Magazine’s 40 under 40 list and recognized as one of Houston Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 2012. Gupta is actively involved with the AIA Academy for Architecture for Health (AIA AAH) and is deeply committed to developing the next generation of architects. He currently serves as 2018 AIA AAH President Elect

“I am honored to accept this new opportunity,” said Gupta. I’m excited to continue working with an outstanding team and clients to create architecture that improve lives and enhances the human experience”.

Gupta received his Master of Architecture from Texas A&M University.