2017 MSc, Building and Urban Design in Development, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London, UK
2010 BArch, Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Gurgaon
Countries: India, UK, Italy, Myanmar, Sri Lanka
States: Delhi, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra
Cities: Delhi, Silvassa, Mumbai, London, Yangon, Colombo
Languages: English, Hindi
Ruchika is an architect and urban designer with nine years of experience on a diverse range of urban projects. These include winning entries in national competitions, interventions in housing and waste management in informal settlements, and action-oriented design research. She completed her Master’s degree in Building and Urban Design for Development, as a Chevening Scholar at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL. She has been visiting faculty at the School of Architecture and Planning at GD Goenka University. She has worked on housing, spatial inequity and policy research with several non-government organisations in India, UK, Italy, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
At IIHS, Ruchika is assisting with research for the KNOW project including curriculum benchmarking, pedagogic ethnographies, and tracing alumni trajectories.