Savita Punde is a landscape architect and has studied architecture at the Academy of Architecture, Mumbai and landscape design at the School of Planning and architecture, New Delhi. She is the co-founder of the design practice, Design Cell based in Gurgaon, Mumbai and Bengaluru. At the Design Cell, she is the principal designer for landscape design and site planning projects. She has been practicing landscape architecture for more than twenty five years and has a strong commitment to environmental research. She is actively involved in promoting the profession of landscape architecture and was the President of the Indian Society of Landscape Architects. She is also teaches at the Department of Landscape Architecture in School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi, India. She is a member of evaluation panel for TEHRI GRIHA - a non-profit agency evaluating green buildings in India. She is also on the Advisory Panel of Journal of Landscape Architecture, India. Her practice extends in many parts of India and abroad.