2017 MSc, University College London, United Kingdom
2014 PG Diploma in Journalism, Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
2012 BArch, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru
States: Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Cities: Bengaluru, Chennai, Puducherry
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil
Archita completed her Masters in Urban Studies from University College London in 2017.
At IIHS, she is working on developing and writing cases for IIHS’s case-based learning program. Previously, she graduated as an architect in 2012 and made her foray into the field of writing and editing with a degree in journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. She has written articles for news media including The Hindu and The New Indian Express on topics around urban planning, civic issues, architecture, heritage and everyday lives in the city. She has also worked with communications at Institute for Transportation and Development Policy at Chennai, and as an intern at the French Institute of Pondicherry on a project in mapping socio-spatial transformation, ecology and everyday patterns of the city. With this interdisciplinary background, her interests lie in writing and editing, documentation, and finding ways to break down and present academic thoughts and ideas to broader audiences.