Diantha is a principal of GBA Architecture and Planning in Montpelier, Vermont. Diantha has worked as an architect in firms in Washington, Wyoming, Colorado, and Vermont for the past 20 years. She is committed to socially conscious projects and creating beautiful and sustainable buildings that are suited to the place. She believes architects can create positive change in communities through both collaborative and thoughtful design.
Diantha received a Masters of Architecture from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a minor in European Studies from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. She has been an active member of AIA serving as the AIA Vermont Chapter President in 2012 and AIA New England Chapter President in 2015.
She is on the architectural advisory board, Edge of Seven, a non-for profit that seeks to create access for educational, health, and economic resources for girls and women in developing countries through architectural and infrastructure projects. Most recently, in November 2013 she went to Basa, Nepal to construct an earthbag secondary school with other volunteers through Edge of Seven.