Ramya is an architect and development practitioner passionate about contributing to the social and cultural spheres through people-centric design. Her interests lie at the intersection of culture, co-design and development.
At present, she guides an architecture studio called ‘Designing with People’ at CEPT University, Ahmedabad. Alongside this, she runs an interdisciplinary practice called ‘The Design Toolbox’, focusing on design education and research. Having worked with architecture practices and social organizations, she has professional experience in architectural design, development research and curatorial projects.
Ramya has an MSc. in Building and Urban Design in Development (BUDD) from the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London, and a B.Arch from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. She is a recipient of the Chevening Scholarship, the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the FCO and partner organisations (2016-17), and the Archival and Museum Fellowship, offered by the India Foundation for the Arts and the Raman Research Institute, Bangalore (2019-20).
Ramya facilitates courses on Design through Architecture at our Programs.