Architect / Urbanist / Director
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Amrita Mahindroo holds a Masters degree with Honors from MIT in Architecture and Urbanism, a Bachelors degree in Architecture with Honours from the University of Melbourne.
Amrita’s work actively bridges research and design to explore the implications of the big questions of macro-economics and emerging technologies, environmental and social change on our cities and how these filter down to the very tangible questions of striving to better the human experience of the built environment around us. Amrita works closely with local communities and education institutions alike to create strong public engagement on each project.
She regularly chairs Juries, Think tanks and urban development conferences to maintain a strong link to the wider community, including urban youth initiatives through workshops in schools. She has a breadth of experience in both private and public sector projects including Residential, Retail and Hospitality and Contemporary Art Museums and Urban regeneration plans, with projects in worldwide. Amrita has had the opportunity to lecture and publish widely across the US and Europe on her research including, UCLA, UPenn and MIT.