Born in Mumbai in 1944, Mr. Shashi Prabhu graduated from the Bandra School of Architecture in 1966. Shortly thereafter, he founded the firm “Shashi Prabhu & Associates”, in 1969. His personal architectural style blossomed with the design of the Wankhede Stadium in 1972 wherein, he designed and delivered this monumental project in just 11 months. He subsequently gained national fame with the design of Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium (Indraprastha Stadium) which was used as one of the venues for Asian Games 1992.
In 1984, Mr. Prabhu, anticipating an immense need to construct hospitals within the country, foresaw a need to educate himself in planning of modern healthcare facilities. After visiting and studying numerous medical complexes in the USSA and USA, he implemented this knowledge in the design of numerous reputed hospitals in India such as the Lilawati Kirtilala Mehta Hospital in Mumbai, the 750-bed Thane Municipal Hospital, the 750 bed Pimpri-Chinchwad Hospital and numerous other public and private hospitals in the country.
Mr. Prabhu’s deep interest in Cricket is evidenced by his designing numerous Cricket Stadiums in the country including the Dadaji Kondeo Stadium in Thane, Jullundur Stadium, Kalinga Cricket Stadium in Bhubaneshwar, Vidharbha Cricket Stadium and the most recent Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hydrabad.
Mr. Prabhu is a Fellow Member of the Indian Institute of Architects, a Fellow Institute of Engineers (India) and a Member of Council of Architecture INDIA. Among Mr. Prabhu’s honours include being member of numerous prestigious institutions such as the Slum Development Authority of Govt. of Maharashtra in addition to being a Consultant to Maharashtra State, Financial Corporation, State Industrial & Investment Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd., Municipal Corporation of Mumbai, Municipal Corporation of Thane, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Municipal Corporation of Jullandar, Municipal Corporation of Surat and Municipal Corporation of Gondia.