Founder, Director

Since starting NEW EARTH Design and Construction, Vinay has been involved in several projects ranging from master planning to Sustainable building projects. He has taken a key initiative towards a holistic approach to green architecture and sustainable design and has 16 + years of professional experience.

Professional Activities & Award

  • CII – ITC Sustainability award by confederation of India industries, Theme – Certification of Commendation for strong commitment
  • ‘DST’ Lock head Martin Award
  • ‘CMO’ Asia Award, Singapore
  • US-Indo joint Centre for Building and Energy Research & Development, CBERD.
  • NDTV Property Award -2013
  • IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) – Platinum Rating award for Zed collective and Zed woods.
  • GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) certifications for Zed Earth


  • Sensitization Conference on Thermal Comfort – Indore
  • Centre of Science and Environment – Anil Agarwal Dialogue (Poor in climate change)-March 2015
  • CII Green building congress- 2012


  • Scaling of operation from Kellogg University (United States)
  • B E. Civil: UBDT College, Kuvempu University


  • A keen planner, strategist & implementer with demonstrated abilities in devising Construction Methodologies and accelerating the business growth.
  • Involved Pre- construction activities like Project feasibility Project Interpretation, Site Analysis, Climate Analysis, Approval Schedule and Area distribution.
  • Discussing and developing Master Plan, Building Design with inter disciplinary teams for sustainable projects.
  • Heading Services department with integration of architect design and execution of innovative ideas to create a sustainable product
  • Dealing with internal and client technical queries and requests.
  • Head of core research and development for new alternative sustainable construction materials, sustainable technologies and products that can enhance sustainable architecture, and help in reducing the carbon footprint of construction projects.
  • Monitoring the carbon mapping
  • Value Engineering


Project Director

I am responsible for the successful conclusion of Consulting and Construction projects. My aim is to coordinate with the project team to make sure that the project is progressed on time, within budget and meets the safety and quality requirements. The goal is to provide such value to clients with a team of happy colleagues that clients and new joiners will call us, rather than us calling them

  • Meeting with clients, stakeholders and project managers to report on project progress
  • Monitoring build progress, overseeing finance and ensuring project quality
  • Liaising with clients and building strong working relationships
  • Devising cost-effective plans to enable effective project completion
  • Working in an office and on a construction site.


Varun Gongadi
Chief Design Officer

Professional Structural Engineer with extensive and diverse experience for many major projects. Consulted with architects and clients to ensure the proper materials and layouts were being implemented to achieve safety, functionality, efficiency, and beauty. Successful experience designing large modular structures for Operating condition and different loading conditions like lifting, sea transportation, and land transportation (SPMT) analysis. Interested or oriented to incorporate techniques of construction and methodologies like pre-assembled units for small or medium structures as possible to offer to the clients, saving of money and improvement of the construction schedule.


  • Improve experiences for customers by ensuring high-quality design.
  • Facilitate work sessions with project teams and users to define key design goals and requirements
  • Lead the user-experience and project-design efforts for the team, ensuring the delivery of a high-quality product.
  • Conduct user research to inform, iterate, and validate the product design, using methods such as field observations, interviews, contextual inquiries, surveys, and remote usability testing
  • Collaborate with other leaders to ensure successful development, release, and launch of world-class product.


  • M Tech (Structures), VTU, R.V. College of Engineering
  • B E (Civil), Kuvempu University, UBDT College of Engineering


Dhanesh MS
Chief Technical Officer

Dhanesh is responsible for major projects, engineering and technology, project controls, quality, supply chain, construction, risk, health, safety and environment (HSE) and security. Since joining New Earth, Mr. Dhanesh has held a variety of roles in project and construction management, project controls, estimating, materials management and commissioning.Executed Government Projects in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Constructed 100 KM Canal Excavation and Concrete Lining Works. Constructed infrastructure projects including lake excavation, roadway, and utility construction associated with the development of these projects.


  • Maintained Client Satisfaction with Completed Projects, rating through Quality Construction, proper Estimations and Bill of Quantities, precise scheduling and handovers, proper conflict resolution, ongoing production training and proper execution of projects.
  • Led Business Development achieving higher than industry margins.
  • Led Contract Execution & Led Client Management
  • Led Operations Manager for over 50 projects around Bangalore, Mysore & Chennai.
  • Created and maintained Budgets, Schedules, Vendors and trade partners.
  • Led all functions of Production, Purchases and Service for one of the largest and most well-respected Residential Builder Companies in Bangalore
  • Reduced cost overages by 50% through technical training of all team members.
  • Subject Matter Expert on building material, trade contractor relations, job site safety, cost control, estimating, scheduling and quality control for the entire company.
  • Developed and implemented training to keep projects efficient.
  • Continued education through project meetings and on-site meetings with Project Managers.
  • Maximized job site safety by keeping project managers competent and aware of best practices.


  • Management of commercial, residential and industrial projects during construction
  • Management of Man Power, Material and Money for Construction Activities
  • Duties include construction management, managing consultants to ensure drawing approvals are obtained on schedule, building design and specifications, contract negotiation, and management of contractors & sub-contractors to ensure quality work at projects.
  • Capitalized on the opportunity to take sites from concept drawing through to building construction, including overseeing preliminary sketches, zoning, and internal requirements compliance, and cost estimates.
  • Evaluated construction needs to cost-effectively order equipment and materials, along with tracking costs and schedules for on-time project completion and leading all progress meetings.