Vineetha Nalla

Associate - Practice | vnalla at iihs dot ac dot in

2017    MSc, Building & Urban Design in Development, DPU, London
2015    BArch, School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal


Countries: India, Great Britain, Italy, Myanmar
States: Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat
Cities: Bhopal, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu

Vineetha Nalla has a Masters in Building & Urban Design in Development, DPU, London and works in the Risk and Resilience team. She has experience as an Architect and Urban Designer having practiced in Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. During her time in UCL, she worked on projects investigating spaces for co-existence and new practices of inhabiting and home-making for refugee integration in Brescia, Italy; and proposals of people-centered collaborations for slum upgrading in Yangon, Myanmar. She had previously worked on street level urban design proposals for the Metro Rail project in Hyderabad. Her primary interests lie in housing studies, policy, risk perception analysis, climate studies and governance.

Other Writing 

  • Joseph, J., Jain, G., Awasthi, S., Gangte, T., Sriram, A., Sen, G … Vadehra, N. (2018). Leadership for disaster resilience: Learning from the current practices in India. Bengaluru: Indian Institute for Human Settlements.
  • Nalla, V., & Anand A. (2016). A landscape of memories: Reviving the heritage urban landscape of Motiya talab, Bhopal. In CPUD ’16 / International City Planning and Urban Design Conference Proceedings (pp. 267-283). Istanbul: DAKAM.
  • Nalla, V., & Anand A. (2015). Re-discovering sher-e-khas: An urban palimpsest of the walled city of Bhopal. In Third International Conference on Cities, people and places ICCPP-2015 (pp. 366-382). Sri Lanka: University of Moratuwa.
  • Nalla, V., & Anand A. (2015). Indian cities in new global economy –engaging nostalgia and reality through philosophy of symbiosis. In Re-Discovering Cities conference (pp. 256-262). Sadopur, Ambala: Saurabh Medical Publishers.