Tarika grew up in Ahmedabad, India; a UNESCO World Heritage City, that has a good blend of ancient and contemporary architecture by Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, B.V. Doshi, Charles Correa and many others. Being surrounded by beautiful and historic builds inspired her to study architecture.
During her undergraduate studies, Tarika got the opportunity to study at ETH Zurich under the Student Exchange Program where she learned about new methods of designing and building using robots. Upon graduating, she worked on varied small scale to large scale projects like residences, commercial office spaces, industrial buildings, multifamily luxury residences and sports stadiums in India and abroad.
Tarika received her Master of Science in Architecture from the University of Houston. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India; she graduated with an Excellence Award.
Tarika loves traveling, seeing new places, and living her passion for photography. She has lived in three different continents and traveled across eleven countries so far. She loves eating her way around the world and working through every recipe in the family cookbook!