Ritu is a PMP-certified urban development practitioner and architect interested in people-centric development to create ‘just’ cities. She has over 8 years of experience in the field of community development, participatory planning, project management, interiors and architecture. She pursued her Masters in Building and Urban Design in Development from the Bartlett School at University College London (UCL) where her research interests included resettlement housing and community participation. She worked with Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence, a reputed NGO, and managed projects to achieve sustainable WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) and health outcomes in low-income communities in Delhi.
I am an urban development practitioner and architect interested in people-centric development to create ‘just’ cities. My core areas of interest lie at the intersection of informality, participatory planning, affordable housing, place-making, and community development.