2020 MSc, Landscape Planning, Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic
2015 BArch, Architecture, Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture, Rajkot
States: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka
Cities: Mumbai, Rajkot, Bidar, Bengaluru
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu
A landscape planner with a background in architecture, Swati has a keen interest in the land-climate nexus. Her research involves foregrounding geo-climatic and socio-ecological understandings through innovative and open collaborative thinking, and critically blending them with interdisciplinary methods (both quantitative and qualitative). She has previously worked on a rural development project in Gujarat and a climate-action research project in Northern Karnataka.
Swati is a co-founder at Green Panther, an initiative which provides nature-based learning resources for children. She aims to pursue green politics to get to the institutional roots of sustainable development.