She is an Assistant Professor at DSCA since 2017. After completion of B.Arch from Bangalore University in 2008, she perused post-graduation degree in Urban Design from RV School of Architecture. She was one among the 6 finalists who presented the Urban Design Thesis at IUDI conference at CEPT in the year 2009. Her work in Urban Design thesis was recognized for its extensive research content based on a Design theory and its application in today’s context. She commenced her career as a Senior Architect in the Master Planning team at RSP India Pvt. Ltd. She has, ever since, made a very valuable contribution to the company in developing various master plans for large scale planning projects. Her work as a consultant for the Smart City of Thiruvananthapuram won the first place in the round 3 of smart city assessment. Her other initiative as a co-founder through Urban City Labs Bangalore has enabled her to explore new dimension of urbanism through interactive mapping systems and techniques, where the first project Urban Bi-spectacle was exhibited in the Kochi Biennale and the Place making week at Valencia. She is currently the key collaborator for South-Asian connect for Citymakers Hub based out of Barcelona. She has been pivotal in setting up Citymakers IND, which may prove to be of great value and nexus to bring together European and Western practices in Urbanism.


Sandhya Rao

B.Arch, M.Arch (Urban Design)

Assistant Professor

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